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!
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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.
Launched at Lassonde
Hundreds of Startups and Counting! What Will You Launch?
A high-tech solution for bruxism, or teeth grinding.
An outdoor company with an all-in-one tent-chair-hammock.
Providing the hospitality industry with an effective lost and found management system.
Introducing the "Tammock," half tent, half hammock.
Fifteen student startup companies are engaged in an intense summer experience at the University of…
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Troy D’Ambrosio, the executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and an assistant dean at…
While treating people in Africa, University of Utah anesthesiologist Sean Runnels invented a suite of…