Take a look inside the life of someone living at Lassonde Studios. All students at the University of Utah are welcome to “live, create, launch” here. Learn more and apply to live here at lassonde.utah.edu/studios.
With billions of people across the globe on platforms from Yelp to Twitter every day, it’s difficult for a startup to exist without a stable social media presence. However, getting into the social networking world takes more poise and strategy than you may think, and it’s easy to get it wrong. Three University of Utah […]
All of us are familiar with peer-to-peer marketplaces like Uber and Airbnb. These disruptive companies are changing the way that we get around and how we travel. A University of Utah alum is disrupting the way you use storage. Neiybor, considered the “Airbnb of Storage,” is an online marketplace that connects hosts with extra space […]
Roots, a student startup that wants to teach literacy to inmates by using music, won first place at the fall ENTP 1020 Bootcamp hosted by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. “Reading is such an important skill to have in the modern world, and more […]
All students are welcome to attend our regular Workshops at Lassonde Studios. We cover a broad variety of subjects from public speaking to software skills. Watch our events calendar to find out what Workshops are coming next. Learn more at lassonde.utah.edu/workshops.
For the seventh straight year, The Princeton Review ranked the University of Utah as one of the top 25 schools in the country in 2018 for entrepreneurship education in a new survey released today. Led by the David Eccles School of Business and its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, the University of Utah ranked No. 15 for undergraduate and No. […]
Enjoy these new photos of Lassonde Studios from our architects at Cannon Design. We opened the building in August 2016. All students at the University of Utah are welcome to Live, Create, Launch here. Four hundred students live on the upper floors, while all students can use the resources and programs on the first floor. Learn more […]
As an entrepreneur, I am addicted to making a prototype, coming up with a company name, building a website and bouncing ideas off experts. You probably feel the same way. These are all fundamental steps to turn an idea into a startup, and great founders constantly strive to improve these steps through self-help resources and/or […]
I’m a 20-something-year-old, Caucasian, American, male living in Utah. Diversity is not the first thing anyone thinks when they meet me. And rightfully so. I’m part of the most privileged class of people in the world. Not only was I born in a developed country, am I college educated, come from Caucasian descent but I also […]
During a special Halloween-themed pitch event, seven startups received grants through the Get Seeded monthly grant program. Ten teams participated in the pitch event, some dressed up for the event. The program is managed by students at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and sponsored by Zions Bank. Here are the teams that received funding, the amounts and […]