News from the Batten Institute: Summer 2014

Can Entrepreneurship Create Jobs for the Middle Class?
An event organized by U.Va.'s Miller Center and the Batten Institute explores practical ideas for how entrepreneurial activity can generate
the middle-wage, middle-skill jobs the U.S. economy needs.


Alumni and students have helped facilitate a partnership between the
Darden School and 1776, a venue for entrepreneurs in Washington,
D.C., that offers a physical space and programs for startups.



Two new case studies by Batten Senior Research Associate Gosia Glinska and Darden Professor Gregory Fairchild are among the first on the challenges and opportunities of providing financial services to low-income individuals.


Darden Students Gain Experience Through the
Batten Venture Internship Program

Darden students learn about the challenges of starting and growing a business through a program that helps young companies hire summer interns.

Improving the world through entrepreneurship and innovation