West of Breakfast: Pajamas for the Bedroom to Boardroom

When sister-due Sarah Kate Price and Anna Connolly first became members of the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, they hoped they were on the path to becoming a “pajampire.” The sisters are co-founders of West of Breakfast, which sells “luxury pajamas with personality.” They’re […]

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Balmont: A Streetwear and Evolving Fashion Brand

Laurbong Gai, a passionate entrepreneur and fashion designer from Salt Lake City, has big dreams. He is a marketing student at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and the founder of Balmont, a streetwear company and evolving fashion brand with a carefully designed product. Balmont stands out from other clothing brands because […]

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Master of Business Creation startup founders for 2021-22

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business welcomed the third class of founders in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program this fall semester for the 2021-22 academic year. The program is offered with support from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. The group consists of 23 founders […]

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7 Qualities to Look for When Choosing a College to Study Entrepreneurship

Are you interested in studying entrepreneurship in college and need help picking the best school? Look no further. We compiled a list of the top qualities you need to consider before choosing a school to pursue an entrepreneurship major, minor, certificate, master’s, and more. Selecting the right college to study entrepreneurship will help set you […]

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HelloGM: Empowering Hoteliers with Data Science

Co-founders Viral Shah and Dhaval Chokshi are empowering hoteliers with their startup HelloGM, which provides a single interface to see data from disparate property management systems easily compiled, analyzed, and utilized. A data-science-focused endeavor, the pair grew the company as members of the Master of Business Creation program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles […]

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Taft Price Q&A: Entrepreneurs are Team Players

Taft Price is a clinical professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. A co-director and lecturer in the Master of Business Creation program, a partnership between Lassonde Entrepreneurship Institute and the Eccles School, Price is an experienced entrepreneur. He is the co-founder […]

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Kathy Hajeb Q&A: Helping Students and Aspiring Entrepreneurs Find Their ‘Why’

Kathy Hajeb is a director at the top-10 ranked Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and associate professor for the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business. She is one of the minds behind the nationally acclaimed Lassonde Studios facility and the new Lassonde+X program, which allows university students to link any major […]

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Well-being Elevated: The Power of Positive Psychology

Accessible mental health services have become more important now more than ever, and fourth-year psychology and social entrepreneurship major Alexander Becraft is determined to do something about it. Becraft and his team (Ayana Amaechi, Merry Joseph, Michelle Valdes, Mitchell Wulfman, and Ryan Jackson) have created an initiative called Well-being Elevated to bring the teachings of […]

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