Is Lassonde Studios the Bauhaus of the Entrepreneurship Movement?

I’ve always been so fascinated by the Bauhaus School. There’s just something really exciting thinking about this singular place, where the most creative young people came together to define the next wave of an entire movement of design. I always wanted to have something like that in my life. It wasn’t until this spring when […]

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3 Startup Tips from Utah’s Best Student Entrepreneurs

We talked to the best student entrepreneurs in the state to find out what tips had for other aspiring business owners during the final awards and showcase event for the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge and High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. We asked them what they learned during the year participating in these statewide, business model and […]

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Bootstrapping Your IP: Seven Questions to Ask Yourself

Bootstrapping,” an idiom familiar among emerging businesses, is believed to have originated from the phrase “pulling oneself up by the bootstraps,” an impossible task. Now the term has become associated with growth notwithstanding limited resources. In this context, bootstrapping doesn’t mean blind attention to certain issues, to the exclusion of other (sometimes unknown) issues. Bootstrapping isn’t gambling. Instead, successful growth of bootstrapped businesses can be attributed to prioritization and efficiency.

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New Tools for Inventors at Lassonde

When Thad Kelling, marketing and public relations director for the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, outlined for me the mission of their big, new, copper-clad building on campus (1701 Student Life Way), I was understandably impressed. The ground floor of Lassonde Studios and its resources, he stressed, are open to all students on campus — not just […]

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