Two University of Utah student medical startup companies are heading to one of the nation’s top business plan competitions this month. The companies, Veritas Medical and 6S Medical, will be competing for more than $1 million in prizes in the 15th Annual Rice Business Plan Competition at Rice University, April 16-18. The winner of the […]
Troy D’Ambrosio, executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah, won the Utah Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology last month for distinguished service and significant contributions to these areas. The award is the state’s highest honor in STEM, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “It is a privilege to receive […]
[CORRECTION: This course is available fall 2015. An earlier version listed the wrong date.] Do you want to gain insights and have conversations with seasoned entrepreneurs? Starting fall 2015, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and David Eccles School of Business are offering a new course designed just for you. The course, “Profiles in Entrepreneurship,” will be open […]
The Lassonde Studios, now under construction, has received widespread attention for its unique design and mission since we launched our plans in spring 2015. Publications that have taken notice include “Bloomberg Businessweek,” “Inc.” and “Fast Company.” We broke ground on the facility in October 2014. The building opens to students in fall 2016, and we […]
All are invited to attend the University of Utah Entrepreneur Club pitch event and annual showcase on Thursday, April 30 at 5 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, room 1110. Attendees are asked to RSVP here. Students who want to pitch an idea for a chance to receive funding can register online here. So far […]
A student startup providing an online service to help people secure green cards won first place and the $40,000 grand prize at the annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah tonight. “Winning the $40,000 is critical to helping us reach our first milestone of launching our website by this summer,” said Sam Stoddard, […]
The University of Utah launched an ambitious plan today to recruit the “400 best student entrepreneurs” to live in the new, $45 million Lassonde Studios building starting fall 2016. The one-of-a-kind facility will feature living “pods” and a unique blend of space for making, starting companies and living.
We are proud to release these new videos featuring our international call for the “400 best student entrepreneurs” to live, create and launch at the Lassonde Studios starting fall 2016. Apply now and learn more about the facility and community at www.lassonde.utah.edu/studios. Read our related press release here. Students who live at the Lassonde Studios […]
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah is hosting an exclusive audition for ABC’s “Shark Tank,” a business-themed reality show next month. All alumni, faculty, staff and students are invited. Attend the audition on Thursday, April 16.
Utah’s best college entrepreneurs have been narrowed to the top-20 teams that advance to the final event of the 2015 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge later this month. The annual, state-wide, business-plan competition is hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah and sponsored by Zions Bank.