3-D Printing at Lassonde Studios Made Easy

For beginner 3-D printers, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Recent advances in 3-D print technology have made the impossible, possible: 3-D printing organs, food, even new 3-D printers. At the Lassonde Institute, the Make Space’s free prototyping area focuses on tearing down barriers between non-tech students and 3-D printing. Here are some tips to get […]

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Should You Kill Your Idea?

Success doesn’t happen overnight. In fact, many of the highly successful business enterprises rose from previous, repetitive failures. So, how can you handle failure most effectively to increase your chances of success in your next business venture? The secret, according to Tim Cooley, CEO of gamification company Random Breakfast, is to kill your idea. We […]

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Doxy.me: Turning Risk into Reward

For some entrepreneurs, taking an unexpected opportunity all the way really pays off. Doxy.me is an online platform created by Brandon Welch that allows doctors to visit with their patients online through video calls, for free. In 2012, Welch was a Ph.D. student at the University of Utah in biomedical infographics. While working on a […]

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Big Red Jelly: Marketing through Brand Storytelling

The Tiburonia Granrojo, better known as the “big red jellyfish,” was discovered in 2003. Although it is an unknown species to most, the jellyfish is considered the world’s most efficient animal. That is much like what Big Red Jelly, a University of Utah student startup, wants to provide through a marketing and strategy formula in the […]

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Weg’s Seasoning: Hand-blended Spices for All

Weg’s Seasoning is a company that can help “spice” up your life! The company was founded by Nathan Finch, a University of Utah MBA student. It specializes in hand-blended spices with no MSG or artificial flavors. Finch recently received a grant from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute Get Seeded milestone funding program to further his business. We […]

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