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 […]
Parents are constantly checking in on their children, especially in a crowded public space — like a beach or amusement park. One company making this easier is KiLife Tech, a Utah-based business and past winner at the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, a program managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and sponsored by Zions Bank. They are makers […]
Say you have an awesome idea for a startup, something with real potential. There is, however, a pretty big problem: launching a business isn’t cheap, and as a student or recent graduate, it’s difficult to finance a business on your own. But, your idea is good. So what happens next? We’ve compiled a list of […]
We hosted the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge and High School Entrepreneur Challenge on April 15. Utah’s best student entrepreneur competed for $130,000 in cash and prizes. Learn more at lassonde.utah.edu/uec and lassonde.utah.edu/hsuec.
Over 53 students from across academic disciplines at the University of Utah competed in the Rethink the Bank Innovation Tournament on Feb 11, 2017, to discover new ways for financial innovation. The event was hosted by the Center for Innovation in Banking and Financial Services (CIBFS), a division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the […]
We had a record number of people attending the awards and showcase event for the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) and High School Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC). During the event, the best student entrepreneurs in the state were competing for $130,000 in cash and prizes. Browse the photo album below for highlights from the event. Find […]
Utah’s top high school entrepreneurs won $30,000 in cash and prizes at the 2017 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HS UEC) Final Awards and Showcase event today at the University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios. The program is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business, and sponsored by Zions Bank. […]
Watch the video from the 2017 Business Scholars Innovation Showcase at the University of Utah. The Business Scholars is a program for high-achieving students at the David Eccles School of Business. In this event, the students presented innovation projects they developed during the year. Learn more about Business Scholars: eccles.utah.edu/students/business-scholars/.
Join us for the Awards & Showcase Event for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) and High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) at Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah on Saturday, April 15, at 4-6 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to attend the event to meet the best aspiring entrepreneurs in Utah. Teams […]
The University of Utah’s Bench-to-Bedside (B2B) competition isn’t about finding ways to do things a little bit better than we do them now — it’s about looking at problems from completely different angles and discovering completely new solutions. The competition is sponsored by Zions Bank. That was the message shared by John Langell, MD, Phd, […]