Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

Live. Create. Launch.

Welcome to the nationally ranked hub for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. Whether you want a deep dive or only have an hour, the Lassonde Institute has something for all students to learn how to become a founder, creator or change-maker. Got an idea? Looking for a team? Or want to live, create or launch at Lassonde Studios? Jump in and make it happen!


Rankings & Recognition

Top-Ranked University Entrepreneur Academic Degree Program
Top-Ranked University Entrepreneur Academic Degree Program
Top-Ranked University Entrepreneur Academic Degree Program
New York Times Fast Company Bloomberg Architectural Digest SXSX Associated Press

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Lassonde Studios

All students are welcome to live, create and launch at our new building at the University of Utah. Find out why Architectural Digest named Lassonde Studios one of the nine best new univesity buildings in the world. The first floor is an innovation space for all students on campus. Above are four floors of residential space for 400 students.

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Upcoming Events

Company Launch: Fellow Fair

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 2 - 4pm

Bench to Bedside: Meet the Mentor Night

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6 - 9pm

Meetups: Get Here, Get Started

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6 - 7:30pm

Workshops: Rapid Prototyping

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:30 - 7:30pm


Latest News

U ranked No. 9 for undergrad, No. 19 for grad entrepreneur studies by Princeton Review

The University of Utah jumped six places to be ranked No. 9 for undergrad entrepreneur…

U MBA Program Ranked No. 2 for Entrepreneurship by Bloomberg

The Full-Time MBA program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business received…

Get Seeded Awards $5,910 in Grants for October

Three student startup teams received $5,910 in milestone grants at the Get Seeded Final Pitch Event…

Lassonde Institute Wins Global Recognition as an Outstanding Entrepreneur Program

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business at…