Lassonde Helps Student Inventors Get Seeded

On a Thursday in October at the new Lassonde Studios, dozens of excited students gathered, many bringing with them new inventions and ideas. The event is known as Get Seeded, it’s held several times a semester, and students from across campus are invited to join the fun, learn about new inventions and eat free food. […]

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New Tools for Inventors at Lassonde

When Thad Kelling, marketing and public relations director for the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, outlined for me the mission of their big, new, copper-clad building on campus (1701 Student Life Way), I was understandably impressed. The ground floor of Lassonde Studios and its resources, he stressed, are open to all students on campus — not just […]

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A Modern Way to Shop for Vintage Clothing

Finding vintage clothing can be difficult. Especially when it involves digging through racks of clothes and multiple stores in hopes of finding that one piece you’re looking for. Then when you finally do find the perfect piece, it’s overpriced … by hundreds of dollars. If it’s not overpriced, it’s extremely outdated. But not in a […]

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Run a Kitchen: Compete to Serve Your Food in the Miller Cafe

DATE CHANGE: We moved the date for the “Run a Kitchen” event to Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 6:30-8 p.m. at Lassonde Studios. [Updated: 11-22-16, 3:20 p.m.] Our new Food Entrepreneur program has grown beyond our expectations, and now we’re bringing you the biggest opportunity yet: a competition to serve your food at the Miller Cafe! All students […]

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U Ranks 15th for Grad, 18th for Undergrad Entrepreneurship Studies

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, including its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, is one of the best places in the country for students who want to launch their own businesses, according to The Princeton Review. In a new survey, the Eccles School ranked No. 15 for graduate and No. 18 for […]

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Get Seeded: Who Got Funded in September and October

The Get Seeded program is off to a great start this semester. In the last two months, 18 student-run startups have been funded for a combined total of $34,540.60. The Get Seeded business pitch competition has been helping student startups move forward with their next milestone by giving seed funding to those practicing lean startup […]

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