Picasolar became the latest University of Arkansas graduate team to make a splash in a prestigious business plan competition recently when it claimed $250,000 by winning the MIT NSTAR Clean Energy Prize in Boston.
The cash prize of $150,000 was the UA’s biggest since it began fielding teams five years ago, according to the school.
There’s a good chance you already knew that, though. There’s also a good chance you know Picasolar was coached by Carol Reeves, a Sam M. Walton College of Business professor and the UA’s associate vice provost for entrepreneurship.
You might know all of that because of the unprecedented success Reeves and her students have had over the last five years. Here, though, are a few facts you might not realize about teams that have participated in... [ MORE ]