Innovation: How do Top Businesses Define It?

MBA@UNC asked 20 businesses named among the world’s most innovative companies by Forbes and Fast Company, “How do you define innovation?”

State-By-State: LLC Startup Fees Mapped Out Across the U.S.

The exact rules for forming an Limited Liability Comany (or an LLC) differ by state, and the paperwork filing fee ranges from $40 to $500. To help make it easier to find the LLC startup cost in your state, MBA@UNC created a map to display the initial fee for filing articles of organization across the United States.

Follow the Money: Where to Find VC Dollars (Map)

Given that fewer VC-backed tech startups are going public, it is important to find venture capitalists that have a history of investing in companies whose missions align with yours. Whether your end goal is to exit, to be acquired, or to have enough financial support to launch, you should know where to find the VC dollars you need.

15 Female Entrepreneurs Who Have Left Their Mark on America

The growing impact of women entrepreneurs is evident today. Women-owned firms account for almost 30 percent of all businesses and one in five women-owned firms tout revenue of $1 million or more, according to research conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and its Center for Women in Business in 2014.


MBA@UNC San Francisco Immersion: Entrepreneurship and Venture Capitalism

At MBA@UNC’s 2015 immersion in San Francisco, students in the Innovation track had a chance to learn about entrepreneurship and venture capitalism directly from a variety of top founders, executives and venture capitalists. Here’s a closer look at two panel discussions.

33 Female Founders Forging Their Own Path

The rise of women’s entrepreneurship is making a significant impact on the U.S. economy across a wide range of industries. There are now more than 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States, accounting for more than 30 percent of all enterprises. This list is comprised of 33 female founders with an MBA who have left their innovative mark in a variety of sectors including health, technology, media and e-commerce.