PreOv Wins $5,000 at University of Utah Opportunity Quest

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 […]

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Top 10 Team Videos: Opportunity Quest 2018-19

 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 […]

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Meet Mehrdad Yazdani: The Lead Designer Who Shaped Lassonde Studios

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 […]

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Travel to Europe in Summer 2019: Global Entrepreneurship Program

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 […]

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U Student Takes Stage at TEDx — Watch Video

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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