Program Directory

Browse our many programs and engagement opportunities. All students welcome. We have opportunities for participants, spectators, leaders, volunteers and more. Don’t miss our events calendar to see what’s happening next. Contact us with any questions. And subscribe to our email newsletter for updates.

Live

Lassonde Studios
Live, Create, Launch at Lassonde Studios

Join the community at the Lassonde Studios, an inspiring 160,000-square-foot building with 400 beds. All students are welcome to live, create and launch here. Learn More

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Resident Activities and Events

Find activities and events open only to residents at the Lassonde Studios. Learn More

Create

Get Seeded
Monthly Seed Grant Program

Pitch your idea at these monthly events for a chance to receive seed funding for your new venture. Sponsored by Zions Bank. Learn More

Workshops
Build Your Skills

Attend regular workshops to learn new skills. Topics vary greatly. Browse our online calendar for details and to find out what’s next. Learn More

Make
Create Your First Prototype

Participate in our Make program to learn how to use prototyping tools and see your idea come to life!
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Meetups
Build Your Team and Find Collaborators

Join us at one of our meetup events to find teammates and learn about the community. Learn More

Hours with Experts
Get Professional Advice to Develop Your Idea

Sign up to meet one-on-one with an expert in fields including law, business, design and engineering. Learn More

Food Entrepreneur
Satisfy Your Hunger for Entrepreneurship

Participate to learn about food entrepreneurship, test your recipes and learn how to make it in the food industry. Learn More

Arts Entrepreneur
Artists Make Great Entrepreneurs

Connect with your peers, learn the value of your skills and explore connections between the arts and entrepreneurship. Learn More

Launch

Utah Entrepreneur Challenge
Statewide Business Model Competition

Launch your business by competing for $70,000 in cash. Sponsored by Zions Bank. Learn More

Opportunity Quest
Statewide Executive Summary Competition

Compete for cash prizes. Regional competitions are held across Utah. Sponsored by Zions Bank. Learn More

Bench to Bedside
Medical Innovation Competition

Work with medical and engineering students developing a medical device and competing for cash prizes. Sponsored by Zions Bank. Learn More

Games 4 Health
Create a Health Video Game

Develop a health-related video game or phone app and compete for prize money in this unique program for all students. Learn More

Company Launch
Get Office Space and Company Resources

Apply for dedicated space at Lassonde Studios, legal advice, accounting help and more. Sponsored by Zions Bank. Learn More

Cowork
Together You Can Accomplish More

Take advantage of the many opportunities and areas in Lassonde Studios to work together and collaborate. Learn More

New Venture Development
Graduate Program for Tech Commercialization

Work on an interdisciplinary team for a year to commercialize faculty inventions. Learn More

Academics

Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy
Add a Class, Certificate, Minor or Major

Take a deep dive by getting a major, minor or certificate in entrepreneurship at the David Eccles School of Business. Learn More

Innovation Scholar
Match Your Passion with a Purpose

Enroll to explore innovation and create a personal road map. Receive recognition on your academic transcript. Learn More

Foundry at Lassonde
Incubate Your Business Idea

Join the Foundry at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute to grow your business idea and potential with a group of peers. Learn More

Outreach

High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge
Statewide High School Idea Competition

Enter your business idea in this high school program for a chance to win cash and prizes. Sponsored by Zions Bank. Learn More

ambassadors
Explore the University of Utah

An outreach and mentor program helping high school students explore entrepreneurship and STEM fields. Learn More

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Center for Innovation in Banking and Financial Services

A center driving innovation in financial services, guiding regulatory issues, and examining and supporting the deployment of new financial products and services. Learn More

Student Leadership & Scholarship Opportunities

Do you want to be a Lassonde student leader and help managed our many programs? Browse our many opportunities. All students are welcome to apply. Learn More

Community Engagement

Join us as a mentor, volunteer or donor. We are always looking for help with our many student programs and startups. Learn More

Lassonde Information Session & Tour

Register to meet with us to learn about the Lassonde Institute and tour Lassonde Studios. Learn More

Related Programs & Departments

We have many partner departments and programs across campus that provide related support and opportunities to student and faculty innovators and entrepreneurs. Learn More

Contact us

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