One of the cases that I am completing is of the University of Chicago. Perhaps the most prominent venture out of the University of Chicago in recent years is Groupon. Another great success out of the Booth School of Business is Bump Technologies.
Two of the founders, David Lieb and Jake Mintz, conceived of the initial idea while in a first year accounting class and eventually won the school’s 2009 New Venture Challenge. Below is an interview with Lieb via Tech Crunch.