Boundary: Modular Backpack System Developed at the U

ATTENTION: View the Boundary Backpack campaign on Kickstarter here. In the fall of 2015, Cavin Nicholson returned to the University of Utah to study business administration after a seven-year break that began with the start of his first company, Coalatree Organics. After years developing the outdoor apparel company, Nicholson sold his share of the company and […]

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Meet the Summer Startups-in-Residence at Lassonde Studios

While most startup companies are lucky to work in a dirty garage, 17 student startups at the University of Utah have space this summer at the new Lassonde Studios building. The teams are startups-in-residence in the Company Launch program provided by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a nationally ranked division of the David Eccles School of […]

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CloviTek: Entrepreneurship Journey of a Foreigner at Lassonde Studios

“I am a simple man with complex ambitions,” said Vitaliy Mahidov explaining his journey as an entrepreneur. Mohidov is a Ukraine native who graduated in 2016 with an MBA from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, where he launched his Wi-Fi audio company, CloviTek. “Difficult is an easy word to describe […]

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