Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

Live. Create. Launch.

Welcome to the nationally ranked hub for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. Whether you want a deep dive or only have an hour, the Lassonde Institute has something for all students to learn how to become a founder, creator or change-maker. Got an idea? Looking for a team? Or want to live, create or launch at Lassonde Studios? Jump in and make it happen!


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Lassonde Studios

All students are welcome to live, create and launch at our new building at the University of Utah. Find out why Architectural Digest named Lassonde Studios one of the nine best new univesity buildings in the world. The first floor is an innovation space for all students on campus. Above are four floors of residential space for 400 students.

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Upcoming Events

Lassonde Institute Information Session and Tour

Friday, April 20, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30pm

Make Space Safety Training

Monday, April 23, 2018, 12 - 1pm

Get Seeded: Final Pitch Event

Monday, April 23, 2018, 5 - 7pm


Latest News

CleanFare Kicks-Off Beta Test with a Competition for All Testers

This week, CleanFare, a student startup working at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, launched a public…

2018 Business Scholars Innovation Showcase Winners

Hundreds of students and 86 student teams competed in the Business Scholars Innovation Showcase on…

7 Teams Receive Get Seeded Grants in March

Seven student startup teams received milestone grants at the Get Seeded Final Pitch Event in…

$20,000 Awarded in the 2018 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Utah’s top high school entrepreneurs won $20,000 in cash and prizes at the 2018 High…