Global Entrepreneurship Program Traveling to South American in Spring 2019

Last year, the Global Entrepreneurship Program, which is provided by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business, took 16 aspiring entrepreneurs on a unique, immersive semester-long trip through Asia. The students lived in and took University of Utah classes at a Korean University in Seoul, Korea, interned with different international startups and earned a […]

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15 Student Startups in Residence at Lassonde Studios for Summer 2018

Fifteen student startup companies are engaged in an intense summer experience at the University of Utah through the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business. Each startup applied and was admitted earlier this year to be startups in residence at Lassonde Studios, a large innovation and residence facility on […]

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Todd Zenger Q&A: Entrepreneurship is Value Creation

Todd Zenger is an accomplished academic, currently serving as the chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and presidential professor of strategy and strategic leadership. With degrees from Stanford University and UCLA, Zenger is an expert in the field of strategy, entrepreneurship and […]

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U Doctor, Students Raise $975,000 for Intubation Tech

While treating people in Africa, University of Utah anesthesiologist Sean Runnels invented a suite of intubation tools for placing breathing tubes during medical procedures. Now, he is moving rapidly toward selling the products. With help from students at the U’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC), he refined his […]

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40 Companies Featured in Product Hunt Meetup at Lassonde Studios

Forty Utah founded companies, including many with ties to the University of Utah, will be featured at the 2-Year Anniversary Product Hunt Meetup on Thursday, May 31, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Lassonde Studios. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and Big Door have teamed up to organize an interactive meetup where attendees can test trending products […]

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What Students are Saying about Lassonde

Thinking about getting involved with the Lassonde Institute or living at Lassonde Studios? If all the resources and living options aren’t enough, listen to what some current and past students have to say about the programs and residential spaces: Aidan Daoussis (Entrepreneurship) “It’s such an inspiring area for entrepreneurs, and that’s exactly what I want […]

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