Watch us build Lassonde Studios in 33 seconds in this new time-lapse video. When we started this project, we wanted to create a world-class home for student entrepreneurs and innovators. Now, the doors are open, and that dream is starting to come to life. Thanks to everyone who made it possible. We invite all students […]
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.
We hosted the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge and High School Entrepreneur Challenge on April 15. Utah’s best student entrepreneur competed for $130,000 in cash and prizes. Learn more at lassonde.utah.edu/uec and lassonde.utah.edu/hsuec.
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/.
Watch this video from our Rethink the Bank Innovation Tournament on Feb. 11, 2017. The event was hosted by the Center for Innovation in Banking and Financial Services, a division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah. Learn more at lassonde.utah.edu/cibfs/tournament.
Portal Power is a student startup creating a new way to combine a phone charging cable and backup battery. The two students behind the company launched the company after meeting as roommates at Lassonde Studios, a new entrepreneurial facility at the University of Utah. All students are welcome to live, create and launch there.
All university students in Utah are welcome to participate in Get Seeded, our monthly grant program sponsored by Zions Bank. Upcoming events include the January Final Pitch event on Monday, Jan. 30, at 5-7 pm at Lassonde Studios. Attend to enjoy free pizza, vote on who gets funded, and learn more about current student startups. […]
Below are the videos for the top-10 teams in the 2016-2017 University of Utah Opportunity Quest competition. Find the full competition results here. Grand Prize Winner: Portal Power Other Top-10 Teams
We welcome all students to get involved with the Lassonde Institute and to apply to live at the Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah. Watch this video for an introduction to the students living and creating at the Lassonde Institute and Lassonde Studios. This video was produced by students at the Lassonde Studios. Learn […]