PreOv, a student startup developing a fertility monitoring technology that helps people with family planning, won first place and the $5,000 grand prize at the 2018-2019 University of Utah Opportunity Quest business-model, executive-summary competition today. Ten U teams advanced to the final judging and awards event. The competition is managed by students at the Lassonde […]
Watch this video playlist to learn about the top 10 teams in the University of Utah Opportunity Quest competition for 2018-19. Opportunity Quest is a statewide business model competition. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute hosts branch OQ competitions across the state at the University of Utah and partner universities. All participants are judged by industry […]
Watch this video to learn about AskManny, one of the winners of the 2018 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, statewide business idea competition. AskManny combines all the facets of planning a school dance into one easy-to-use platforms. For the students planning the dance, the app functions like a combination of Groupon and Yelp. It […]
Looking back to when Lassonde Studios existed solely as an abstract idea, Troy D’Ambrosio, the executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, can vividly recall the process of selecting the building’s architect. For hours, he’d listened to different firms present to his team and show PowerPoints full of images of similar buildings they created. Then […]
Dances are a common event at high schools across the nation. Despite the popularity of these events, three students at Herriman High School — Edison Velasco, Maelyn Dougher, and Peyton Williams — saw a problem. These dances can often be very difficult and expensive to plan and execute, especially when lead by students with limited […]
Students share their perspective on learning the entrepreneurial mindset at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. The students featured are from programs including MBA, law and bioengineering. What is an entrepreneur? How can you gain skills to be successful? Watch the video to find out.
We had so much fun in November at Lassonde Studios. We hosted a jazz jam session, Make It activities, a Get Seeded Pitch Event, a fellow fair, workshops and so much more. All U students are welcome to attend our events and live here. Grant programs are open to any college students in the state. […]
All students at the University of Utah can apply now to travel to Europe for summer 2019 through the Global Entrepreneurship Program, which is provided by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business. Participating students will gain entrepreneurial experience while creating a startup or innovation of their own, being taught […]
University of Utah and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute student Mohan Sudabattula became the first undergraduate student to take the stage at TEDxSaltLakeCity in September 2018. He chronicled his journey starting Project Embrace to assisting developing communities with his team. The video for his presentation is now available to view here. In his TEDx talk, Sudabattula explained how […]
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