VIDEO: Living at Lassonde from a Parent’s Perspective

Watch this video to see what parents are saying about sending their children to live at Lassonde Studios, a dorm, living-learning community, and innovation space at the University of Utah. They love the energy, opportunities, and community it provides. Learn more about Lassonde Studios and living on campus here: lassonde.utah.edu/studios.

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GAIA: Improving Prosthetic Technology

Nick Witham, a biomedical engineering Ph.D. student at the University of Utah, founded GAIA Technologies with a goal to change lives through better prosthetics. GAIA is doing this as a prosthetics component company that builds sensor arrays to measure muscle shapes. The outcome: more affordable and higher-functioning prosthetic limbs. GAIA’s sensor array technology can be […]

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Winners of the Startup Pitch at 2020 Utah Economic & Energy Summit

Three up-and-coming businesses competed for prizes and bragging rights as finalists in the inaugural Startup Pitch at the 2020 Utah Economic & Energy Summit on Monday, Oct. 26, at The Grand America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City. The winners took home $10,000 in prizes, including three judge prizes and a people’s choice prize after […]

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Lassonde Institute FY 2020 Annual Report

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute FY 2020 Annual Report is now available (see link below). Read the report for highlights from the last year for our top 10 ranked program for entrepreneurship at the David Eccles School of Business. Highlights for the year include: 7,400 college and high school students engaged; 2,000 students enrolled in entrepreneurship […]

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Win $25,000 in the 2020-21 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2020-21 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 $25,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. The registration deadline is Feb. 17, 2021. The competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of […]

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