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

Watch 'Live Create Launch at Lassonde'

More Video

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

Meetups: Create a Website

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 1 - 2pm

Bench to Bedside: Orientation and Team Building Workshop

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 5 - 6:30pm

Food Entrepreneur: Chocolate Conspiracy

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 5 - 6pm

Get Seeded: Final Pitch Event for September

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 5:30 - 7pm

Latest News

Conscious: Sustainable Shopping Made Easy

University of Utah students Hannah Rogers and Frances Benfell know that shopping sustainably isn’t as…

U. of Utah ranked No. 7 for Undergrad Entrepreneurship (No. 4 among Public Schools) for 2024 by U.S. News

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business continues to be recognized as a…

Company Launch Startup Teams for Fall 2023

Meet the 14 startup teams in our Company Launch program at Lassonde Studios for fall 2023.…

Sticker Armor: Keeping Your Stickers Safe

For many people, the stickers on their water bottles are valuable. Whether they have sentimental…