Naveen Jindal School of Management

Clockwise from left: Andrew Denton, Anisha Holla, Ralph Yongoueth, Ananya Sammidi, Asad Moulvi, Sahil Patel, and Rick Tett will pitch in UT Dallas' Big Idea Competition 2024 student and alumni track finals on April 17. [Photos via UT Dallas and the entrepreneurs; Graphics: DI Studio, istockphoto]

UT Dallas’ Big Idea Competition 2024 Expands Its Spotlight On Breakthrough Innovation—And Gives Judges a Larger Role

by | Apr 4, 2024
The University of Texas at Dallas' largest startup pitch event, now in its 17th year, isn't sitting on its laurels. Here's what's new this year, and who made the finals. With dual events, a fireside chat, and judge-powered prize allocations, it's set to unfold on April 5 and 17.
Meet the 10 Finalists of the UTD Big Idea Competition, Pitching Live on May 19
by | May 17, 2023
From an automated fish feeder to AI-driven construction to a therapeutic vest and more, the finalists will pitch their innovative concepts on May 19 at Blackstone Launchpad. The original date was rescheduled due to weather.

They'll be competing for $170,000 in cash and scholarship prizes.
Meet Wiggle. She’s Helping a UT Dallas Team Develop a Treat-Dispensing Agility Course for Home-Alone Dogs
Working in UT Dallas' UTDesign Capstone program, the student team is developing an automated agility course that motivates pets to stop their lazy sofa-surfing and jump around to earn treats. The team had to tweak their design when Wiggle—their "chief beta tester"—figured out how to snag free Cheez-Its with her nose.
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UTD, TCU Recognized for Entrepreneurship Programs

by | Dec 5, 2016
TCU and UTD placed in the Top 25 schools for entrepreneurship programs.
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Influences Employee Commitment
by | Sep 13, 2016
A new study shows that when subordinates have more experience or education than their supervisors, they are less likely to respond to their boss’ leadership styles.
UT Dallas Students Pitch Ideas That May Change How We Live and Work
by | Dec 17, 2015
Mark Cuban helped judge the competition.