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 […]
Marian Bonar is one of very few students who can say her MBA education took her from Ghana and back while trying to solve a critical social issue. Because of her exceptional experience, University of Utah President David Pershing featured Bonar, her project and the new Lassonde Social Entrepreneurship Program during his 2013 commencement speech. […]
Bench-2-Bedside is a medical device competition for students at the University of Utah. Teams compete from all departments on campus. They get $500 to develop prototypes and compete for more than $70,000 in prizes.
A team of University of Utah students is literally shining a light on growing disparities in health care across the globe. They have formed a company called IlluMed Global, and they are creating a low-cost surgical light that provides similar power to those found in the U.S. at a fraction of the cost. “We want […]
Teddy bears, mechanical leeches, brain drill bits and many more prototypes are not things you would expect to see at a typical student competition. But the annual Bench-2-Bedside competition at the University of Utah is anything but typical. Bench-2-Bedside is a medical-device prototype and business-plan competition that just concluded its third season. Eighteen teams competed, […]
Camping in the backcountry may never be the same. Power Practical, a student startup that sprang from research at the University of Utah, is selling a portable cook pot that transforms heat and water into a power source. Imagine charging your cellphone or using speakers in the mountains at night far from civilization. That’s what […]
Owlet Baby Monitors, a student team from Brigham Young University, won the grand prize of $40,000 at the 2013 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) during the recent awards banquet. The UEC is a statewide student business plan competition sponsored by Zions Bank and hosted by the Utah Entrepreneur Series, a division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Center […]