On April 8, 2014, we held a Lassonde Studios Gift Announcement to reveal a new $12 million gift to help build a new home for student entrepreneurs at the University of Utah. This video provides an overview of the event and designs for the building, which were unveiled on the same day. Learn more about […]
The Foundry Utah, a business discovery center for students provided by the Lassonde Institute and David Eccles School of Business, is hosting two info sessions to recruit participants for a new cohort on May 22 and 27. The new cohort will start June 2 and meet for 12 weeks. Learn more on the Foundry website: www.foundry.utah.edu/participate
We have invited the entire campus community to take part in the planning and design of the Lassonde Studios. This video features one of many events we have held to generate ideas and feedback. The Lassonde Studios will open in fall 2016 and be the new home for student innovators and entrepreneurs.
The University of Utah Entrepreneur Club offers all students a place to get started with entrepreneurship and network with other students. They have a growing number of programs and opportunities. Learn more at www.uofueclub.com.
Cam Cameron graduated with an MBA from the University of Utah in 2013. He started his MBA program while working for Goldman Sachs and hit the ground running after graduation with a startup of his own. During the last year of his MBA program, Cameron took all of the entrepreneurship electives offered. Those courses helped […]
Games4Health Day will be April 22 at 10 a.m. to noon in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (3rd floor mezzanine) at the David Eccles School of Business. Open to the public and set up like a traditional science fair, this event will allow the public the chance to check out the great games our teams have been […]
The Entrepreneur Club is hosting a startup showcase at their Summit Event on April 24 at 5-7 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (room 1110). The event will showcase the startups funded through the club’s Get Seeded program. The club has funded 30 companies this year and given out 150,000 dollars in funding since August 2013. […]
The Utah Entrepreneur Series concluded Tuesday night with Cowboy Kolaches winning a $40,000 cash prize offered by competition sponsor Zions Bank. The cash award was the grand prize for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, which is the third and final event in the Utah Entrepreneur Series. The series is a student-run division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur […]
Check out our photo gallery from our event last week, when we announced a new $12 million gift from Pierre Lassonde and plans for the new Lassonde Studios building. The pictures document the entire day, from the morning press conference to the surprise student parade for Mr. Lassonde. Go to Facebook to view the gallery.
The Utah Entrepreneur Series 2013-2014 season will culminate with the awarding of a $40,000 grand prize offered by Zions Bank, Tuesday, April 15. This cash prize will be awarded to the winner of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, a statewide student business plan competition and the final event of the series. The Utah Entrepreneur Series is […]