BYU student-run company wins more than $700,000

By Jordan Christiansen Many Brigham Young University students graduating this weekend will be getting checks from family and friends to help them as they begin their new careers. Few, however, will be getting the more than $700,000 BYU MBA student Spencer Behrend received last Saturday. Behrend and his team won the grand prize at the Rice Business Plan Competition, which is billed as the world’s richest and largest student startup competition. KiLife Tech won prizes that included hundreds of thousands of dollars in investment funds, in-kind services such as website development and business plan software and the chance for Behrend and his team to ring the NASDAQ closing bell later this year. Read the full article here:

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