The student innovation community at the University of Utah is growing. Yes, students are innovators, in a big way! Across campus, students from all majors are inventing new devices, launching companies, making impacts and changing perceptions. This publication is a celebration of these student innovators and the programs and people that make their success possible. […]
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Center is now the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. The name change is a reflection of our organization’s increased size, presence and stature at the University of Utah. It is also a signal of future growth and expansion as we add programs and initiatives to better serve aspiring entrepreneurs. Programs under the Lassonde Entrepreneur […]
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has ranked among the top-25 schools for entrepreneurship for the third-straight year in the annual survey by the Princeton Review released today. The graduate program at the David Eccles School of Business ranked 23rd among more than 2,000 institutions across the country. “We have […]
The iSTAR project, a unique effort at the University of Utah that teaches kids on the autism spectrum how to use computer software to help them develop professional and social skills, received a $50,000 donation from the Utah Autism Foundation to develop and expand the initiative. iSTAR teaches kids on the spectrum how to use […]
We recently published our 2013 Innovate Report featuring innovation, commercialization and entrepreneurship at the U. Read about faculty research, inventions and commercial efforts. Also find success metrics, resources and more. Read e-magazine edition or download PDF.
LIYEN is a student startup that has leveraged numerous programs at the University of Utah and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Center. The company is developing an inhaler that looks more attractive than standard models, which can make people embarrassed to use them.
The Utah Entrepreneur Series at the University of Utah is a student-run business plan competition. The series includes three competitions that culminate in the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, where the winning team claims $40,000 to launch its business idea. Learn more at www.ues.utah.edu.
The Entrepreneur Club at the University of Utah has partnered with StaC and Zions Bank to provide seed grants to student who need cash to start a business.
A new University of Utah startup company received an invitation to attend the prestigious Siemens New Ventures Forum in June in Berkeley, Calif. Only 12 of more than 100 applicants were invited to attend the exclusive forum, which provides startups an opportunity to perfect their business pitch and network with Siemens, a global electronic health […]
For the thousands of students who participate in programs offered by the Pierre and Claudette Lassonde Entrepreneur Center, it’s no mystery why the University of Utah is among the most entrepreneurial schools in the country. The Lassonde Center, which is part of the David Eccles School of Business, provides a wealth of programs that allow […]