Q&A: Breaking into the Big Data Industry

If the startups that entrepreneurs created were reflections of their minds, Mark Pittman’s Blyncsy – a company that generates and aggregates big data from any internet-connected device – would fit the bill. It’s because of Pittman’s desire to make sense of an interconnected world that Blyncsy successfully secured $2.6 million in venture capital from Pelion Venture […]

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Lassonde Studios Now Open!

It’s now open! The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah opened the doors in August to the $45 million Lassonde Studios, a one-of-a-kind facility where students can live, create new products and launch companies. A dedication and open house will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22. Public tours will be from 12:30 to […]

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U Alum Chase Norton Wins Utah Student 25

Chase Norton, University of Utah alumni and co-founder of Artisan Hardware, won the Utah Venture Entrepreneur Forum’s Utah Student 25 Award recently. Artisan Hardware has experienced tremendous growth during the past couple years as they’ve focused on handmade artisan-quality hardware for interior sliding barn doors. Chase started his business in 2014 while he was still a […]

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Entrepreneurs Are the Future of Large Corporations

The current rate of technological acceleration truly is unprecedented. At no time in human history has life changed so dramatically so frequently. Business is one facet of society that is especially affected by this change. Large corporations are struggling to adapt in such a technologically dynamic world. Whether it is giants like Kodak, which filed for […]

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