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U Ranks No. 24 for MBA Entrepreneurship, says U.S. News & World Report

The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business’ Full-Time MBA program vaulted 13 spots in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for the best business schools, moving to No. 44 overall, No. 22 for public schools, and No. 24 for entrepreneurship. Activities at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and new Lassonde Studios building contributed to […]

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Top 20 Teams Announced in 2018 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) announced the top 20 teams that will advance to the final stage of the competition today. The competition is open to all high school students across Utah, ages 14-18. They are competing for $20,000 in cash and prizes. This competition is hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a […]

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Item Rescue: Hotel Lost and Found Management Solution

Beau Buehler, a University of Utah information systems student and founder of Item Rescue, saw a two-fold benefit in creating and providing the hospitality industry with an effective lost and found management system. When discussing how hotels generally manage their lost and found, he learned that current systems being used were very ineffective and required […]

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LIT Outdoors: Freedom to Explore Every Corner of The World

After a frustrating and nearly treeless camping trip to Goblin Valley in 2016, University of Utah students Daniel Goldfinger (geography) and Nick Bierwolf (mechanical engineering) came up with the idea for a “Tammock” – a device that combines a tent and a freestanding hammock that doesn’t require trees to work. They are now developing the […]

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Luku Watches: Stylish Timepieces with a Snapback Design

Fas Lebbie, an international studies and entrepreneurship student at the University of Utah, has a growing list of ventures in brand marketing and UX/UI design. One of those ventures is founding Luku Watches, a sleek rendition of urban hip-hop style about to disrupt timepiece fashion. Their watches feature a signature snapback design. Luku is a Kono […]

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Top 20 Teams Announced in the 2018 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC), Utah’s largest collegiate entrepreneur competition, announced the top 20 teams for 2018 today. Hundreds of students from colleges across the state entered the business-model competition. The teams are competing for over $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize. The competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a […]

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