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Big Bang Business Plan Competition

UCTV takes you inside Big Bang, UC Davis’ annual business plan competition!

This event, hosted by the UC Davis Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and organized by the MBA students of the Graduate School of Management, began in October with 26 teams of students, alumni, and other entrepreneurs.

The competition has been whittled down to five remaining teams competing for first, second, and third place prizes. Watch “Big Bang – UC Davis Business Plan Competition 2013” as each of the teams pitch their revolutionary ideas to the audience, who then vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award.

See what ideas you would invest in — or maybe this will inspire you to come up with a business plan of your own!

Interested in more videos from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management on UC-TV? Check out other business related programs on The Career Channel.

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The Whole Foods Approach to Conscious Capitalism

Some might view the term ‘conscious capitalism’ as an oxymoron – but not John Mackey, co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, and author of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business.

In a new presentation from UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Distinguished Speaker Series, Mackey offers a spirited defense of free enterprise and argues that businesses can have a positive societal impact while being profitable. Then he joins Dean and Professor Steven Currall for an enlightening Q&A session.

Watch “Conscious Capitalism with John Mackey Co-founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market,” online now.

And make sure to browse through our impressive roster of visionary business leaders sharing their worldviews, such as Amazon.com’s Marc Onetto and Emmy-nominated producer and managing director of Octagon Entertainment, John Ferriter.

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