Lassonde Institute FY 2019 Annual Report

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute FY 2019 Annual Report is now available (see link below). The report highlights student startup activity and programs at Lassonde Studios, the five-story home for student entrepreneurs at the U. Highlights for the year include: 8,100 college and high school students engaged; 521 student startup teams; $399,000 in grants awarded; $712,000 […]

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Win $30,000 in the 2019-20 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2019-20 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business model competition is open to all students in Utah ages 14-18. Teams compete for $30,000 in cash and in-kind prizes, including a $7,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. The competition is managed by the Lassonde […]

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Win $10,000 in the 2019-20 Opportunity Quest Competition

Registration for the 2019-20 Opportunity Quest competition at the University of Utah is now open. All U students are welcome to enter the competition for a chance to win $10,000 in cash prizes including a $5,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Opportunity Quest (OQ) is a statewide business model competition. […]

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Meet the inaugural founders in the Master of Business Creation program

The David Eccles School of Business and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute welcomed the inaugural class of founders in the new Master of Business Creation (MBC) program starting this fall semester at the University of Utah. The group consists of 26 founders who have launched 20 companies ranging from fashion and education management to marketing automation and […]

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