ATTENTION: Read about the 2016 University of Utah OQ winners: (Updated 02-05-16)

Business-Plan Summary Competition

Opportunity Quest (OQ) is a business-plan summary competition focusing on the executive summary stage of business development. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute hosts branch OQ competitions across the state at partner universities. All participants are judged by industry experts on the quality of their submission. Winning teams receive cash and in-kind prizes and advance to the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, where students develop a full business plan. Students participate by registering for the branch competition at their universities. 

2016 University of Utah Opportunity Quest Top 10:

  • Aura Optics
  • coLife Care
  • Conversature
  • Curo
  • Fitr
  • peke-buo
  • Runnels EndoTracheal Device
  • SenseTech
  • Statbrush
  • Tive

Congratulations for making it into the final round of the 2016 University of Utah’s Opportunity Quest. The winners will be announced during the Opportunity Quest Final Awards Event on Friday, February 5th 2016. The top three will be awarded cash prizes of $5,000, $3,000, and $1,000 for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, respectively. First place winners from each college will have a guaranteed spot in the 2016 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.

Learn about the 2013 University of Utah Opportunity Quest winner, Fetch Food, and see where they are at today here

For more information, contact student director Jared Turley (