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
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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 university 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.

Launched at Lassonde
Hundreds of Startups and Counting! What Will You Launch?

Upcoming Events

Get Seeded: Public Pitch Event

Monday, March 25, 2019, 5 - 7pm

Hours with Experts: One-on-One Sessions

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 4 - 6pm

Latest News

Bench to Bedside Competition Day at Utah State Capitol on April 8

The Bench to Bedside 2018-2019 competition concludes at the Utah State Capitol on Monday, April…

Attend Demo Day, Get Seeded Final Event & Alumni After Party on April 29

Join us at Demo Day on Monday, April 29 at Lassonde Studios. The main event…

Attend Final Awards & Showcase Events for 2019 UEC & HSUEC

You’re invited to attend the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) and High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) Awards &…

Global Entrepreneurship Program Reaches Halfway Point in South America

SANTIAGO, Chile — It’s official. We have finally reached our halfway point and are on…