Many students hold onto amazing ideas because they lack funding. Ideas can be anything from social movements to devices that make life easier. But lack of funding is no longer a reason to stop developing your ideas. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute helps you innovate by providing many funding opportunities. All students are welcome to participate. […]
The Bench to Bedside 2017-18 season begins this month with a Kick-Off Event on Sept. 21 and concludes with the Competition Night in April 2018. Top teams are awarded more than $80,000 in prize money to support further project development. This exciting and vibrant program at the University of Utah introduces multi-disciplinary students to the […]
Get Seeded held its final event for the school year on April 24, with over 130 in attendance from universities including the University of Utah, BYU, BYU-Hawaii, Western Governors, Salt Lake Community College, the University of Idaho, Utah State, as well as some from local high schools. There was a healthy mix of age and […]
The University of Utah announced the winners of the seventh annual Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award today. The award recognizes faculty who create products and initiatives with potential to change the world and improve lives. This year’s winners are: Troy D’Ambrosio, executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, assistant dean at the David Eccles School […]
We celebrated an amazing year at the Lassonde L1 Year-End Party on April 21. Watch this video to see highlights and what the year meant to students living and creating with us. Learn more: lassonde.utah.edu.
Over 53 students from across academic disciplines at the University of Utah competed in the Rethink the Bank Innovation Tournament on Feb 11, 2017, to discover new ways for financial innovation. The event was hosted by the Center for Innovation in Banking and Financial Services (CIBFS), a division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the […]
We had a record number of people attending the awards and showcase event for the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) and High School Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC). During the event, the best student entrepreneurs in the state were competing for $130,000 in cash and prizes. Browse the photo album below for highlights from the event. Find […]
Utah’s top high school entrepreneurs won $30,000 in cash and prizes at the 2017 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HS UEC) Final Awards and Showcase event today at the University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios. The program is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business, and sponsored by Zions Bank. […]
Rubi Life, a student startup developing a wearable fetal activity tracker, won first place and the $40,000 grand prize at the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge today. The event featured the best collegiate entrepreneurs in Utah competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes. The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is a statewide business model competition open to all […]
Watch the video from the 2017 Business Scholars Innovation Showcase at the University of Utah. The Business Scholars is a program for high-achieving students at the David Eccles School of Business. In this event, the students presented innovation projects they developed during the year. Learn more about Business Scholars: eccles.utah.edu/students/business-scholars/.