U of Utah, Lassonde Institute Send Startups to CES 2015

The University of Utah and its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute are making a great showing at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show starting today in Las Vegas. The international tradeshow attracts several thousand exhibitors showcasing their new products to tens of thousands of spectators and media. Eight diverse startups with ties to the university will demonstrate their […]

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Thousands of Utah Kids Compete in LEGO Robotics Tournaments

Thousands of Utah middle school students, ages 9-14, are competing in Utah FIRST LEGO League tournaments across the state in January, 2015. Students participate in the program by building robots and inventing new ideas to explore the classroom of the future in this year’s theme, World Class. Teams worked all fall to prepare LEGO robots […]

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Winners Announced for Fall Innovation Tournaments

More than 240 students from universities across the state participated in four new Innovation Tournaments at the University of Utah this fall. Students joined teams to pitch ideas and voted on what ideas should get the $2,500 in cash prizes. The events were hosted by the Utah Entrepreneur Series, a student-run division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur […]

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NEW: Campus Founders Fund with $500K for Utah Students

The Campus Founders Fund is a newly created venture fund run for students, by students. The investment team consists of entrepreneurial-minded college students across Utah, studying everything from biomedical engineering to global supply-chain management. With a $500,000 investment fund, the group’s mission is to provide pre-seed funding and top-level mentoring to the best student entrepreneurs […]

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Whole-Food Health Entrepreneur Frank Davis to Speak at U

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is pleased to announce Frank Davis, founder of Food for Health International, Activz Whole-Food Nutrition and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, will be a guest speaker Thursday, Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (room LL130) at […]

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Overstock.com Executive Jonathan Johnson to Speak at U

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is pleased to announce Jonathan Johnson III, chairman of the board at Overstock.com and lifetime advocate for entrepreneurs, will be a guest speaker Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 4:30 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (room LL130) on the University of Utah campus. […]

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