Top 20 Announced in 2021 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The top 20 teams in the 2021 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge were announced today. The student startup teams advance to the final round of this statewide business-model competition that is open to all college students in Utah. Teams are competing for $60,000 in cash and prizes, including a $20,000 grand prize. The winners will be announced online on […]

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Clean Seat Wins $4,000 Grand Prize at University of Utah Opportunity Quest 2020-21

Clean Seat, a toilet seat that prevents messes caused by common negligence, won first place and the $4,000 grand prize at the 2020-21 University of Utah Opportunity Quest business-model, executive-summary competition today. Ten teams advanced to the final judging and awards event hosted online via Zoom. The competition is managed by students at the Lassonde […]

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Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute Awards $330,000 in Scholarships for 2020-21

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a top-10 ranked program at the University of Utah, awarded $330,000 in scholarships to 109 students for the 2020-21 academic year. The scholarships come with the opportunity to gain leadership skills and experience while managing many activities for aspiring entrepreneurs. The students receiving scholarships this year are very diverse. They range […]

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Lassonde Events Calendar: Spring 2021

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute events calendar for spring 2021 is now available in print and online formats. See links below. We have many events and opportunities planned for the semester. We have grants, workshops, mentor hours, application deadlines, arts and food panel discussions, make space hours at Lassonde Studios, entrepreneur classes through the Department of […]

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