The startup and small business community is rapidly growing in Houston and the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston is fostering this growth by connecting students with the resources and contacts they need with 3 Day Startup (3DS).
Tri Nguyen, a 19-year-old Bauer College entrepreneurship junior who started a company that is developing an artificial pancreas to treat type-1 diabetes, is being backed with a $5,000 investment by a venture capital fund founded by an executive chairman of Google.
With the help of a dozen students from the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, more than 10,000 people in Peru could have access to electricity very soon.
Four students from the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston are learning the inner workings of finance and management in the nation’s capital as “Bauer in D.C.” interns.
E. Powell Robinson Jr. — a professor in the Department of Decision and Information Sciences at the C. T. Bauer College of Business — is the recipient of the Decision Sciences Institute’s prestigious Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award.
This year, 121 Bauer College students volunteered their time with Houston’s Neighborhood Tax Centers to provide free income tax preparation for families earning an average of $20,000 per year.