Welcome to the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute
An Interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah
Welcome to the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah. We are a No. 1 ranked program for entrepreneurship, and we invite you to learn more about everything we have to offer. We have degrees, grants, scholarships, workshops and more. We also have an amazing new $45 million facility where aspiring entrepreneurs can “live, create, launch.” Browse this page to learn more, and sign up to receive more information.
No. 1 College for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
We were ranked as the No. 1 university for aspiring entrepreneurs by LendEDU for 2016 for opportunities including grants and programs.
One of ‘World’s Best New University Buildings’
Architectural Digest identified our new building, Lassonde Studios, as one of the nine “world’s best new university buildings.”
In the News
“No, this is not one of Silicon Valley’s many office spaces cum playground; it’s Lassonde Studios, a $45 million experiment in education.”
— Fast Company
“A residence hall that blurs life and work the same way technology giants Facebook and Google do at their headquarters.”
— Bloomberg Businessweek
“The University of Utah is “investing in big, high-tech buildings in the hope of evoking big, high-tech thinking.”
— New York Times
“The University of Utah Lassonde Studios redefines entrepreneurial education.”
“Move over, Silicon Valley: Utah has arrived.”
Hundreds of Startups Launched & Counting
We welcome all students at the University of Utah to work with us to launch their ideas and their futures. Students come from every major and background.
Degrees, Grants, Workshops & More
We offer degrees in entrepreneurship, grants, scholarships, workshops and more. Browse our growing number of programs open to all students.