4 Tips for Protecting Your Intellectual Property

As a law school graduate (not a licensed attorney), I empathize with many of my dear friends on the state of the legal market. As an entrepreneur, I lick my chops at the cutthroat opportunities it affords early-stage companies. Bringing together these two perspectives, here four tips for protecting your intellectual property (IP) and hiring […]

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Money for Your Startup Idea! An Overview of Grant Programs at the U

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. […]

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Top 15 Student Business-Plan Competitions

Say you have an awesome idea for a startup, something with real potential. There is, however, a pretty big problem: launching a business isn’t cheap, and as a student or recent graduate, it’s difficult to finance a business on your own. But, your idea is good. So what happens next? We’ve compiled a list of […]

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How to be a Student Entrepreneur Without Losing Your Mind

Entrepreneurship across college campuses has grown in the past decade. Now more than ever, students around the world are trying to put their ideas in motion. Even with the boom, college is still a tumultuous time on it’s own, and many of the challenges you’ll face as a student entrepreneur are often compounded. Four students, […]

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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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5 Tips for Manufacturing in China

If you are wanting to manufacture a product in China, here are five things you should know before you send the order: 1. Relationships are everything The Chinese culture is heavily based on relationships. To have a successful experience working with any manufacturer in China, you will want to make sure your relationship with them […]

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Join Us at UEC/HSUEC Awards & Showcase Event on April 15

Join us for the Awards & Showcase Event for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) and High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) at Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah on Saturday, April 15, at 4-6 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to attend the event to meet the best aspiring entrepreneurs in Utah. Teams […]

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