The Batten Institute supports Darden student clubs in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation in various ways. Clubs are entirely student directed.
Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital (EVC) is a community that supports, develops, and enables current and future Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists to change the world through creativity, smarts, and grit.
The Darden Technology Club (DTC) is an industry-oriented club dedicated to connecting members to opportunities at tech companies, providing industry knowledge from thought leaders, offering hands on skills training, and providing mentorship and recruiting support.
The Darden FinTech Club is devoted to promoting student interest in the FinTech industry, educating students on technologies and innovations impacting financial services, and supporting members pursuing careers in the FinTech industry or in industries influenced by FinTech.
The Darden Data Science Club aims to educate MBA students on the importance of quantitative analytics and identify opportunities for members to pursue careers in or closely related to the field of data science across many industries.
The Darden Business Innovation & Design Club exists to foster a community around, promote the ideals of, and encourage career paths that incorporate design methodologies in leading organizations, solving business challenges, and facilitating innovation.
Darden's Impact Investing Club is a student-run venture fund that partners with and supports innovative for-profit enterprises focused on generating financial and social or environmental returns.
Net Impact at Darden strives to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.
The mission of the Retail and Luxury Goods Club is to increase awareness and interest in the retail, consumer products and luxury goods industries among Darden students, and to increase Darden's presence in these industries.
The Wine and Cuisine Club at Darden seeks to educate members about a broad range of cuisine and beverages including beer, wine, and spirits. We help to facilitate the responsible enjoyment of food and drink through socially and culturally engaging events.
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