Games4Health competition awarding $25K in prizes

Games4Health Day and the Games4Health Awards Ceremony is just around the corner! It’s not too late to register your idea for a medical or healthy video game. With over $25,000 in prizes and countless opportunities to connect with industry professionals, Games4Health is a great opportunity to gain experience in the health care, business and video game industries.

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New Lassonde Ambassador Programs and Scholarships

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute just added two new ambassador programs for students interested in spreading the word about entrepreneurship and innovation and getting more students involved. Participating students receive scholarships. Applications are currently be accepted for the 2014-2015 school year. The deadline for applications for both programs is May 1, 2014. The first program, the […]

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Top-10 Teams Selected in Utah Entrepreneur Series

The top 10 submissions were chosen from a pool of 30 finalists of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) today. The UEC is administered by the Utah Entrepreneur Series, a division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Early last month, the top 30 finalists were chosen […]

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Apply for New Venture Development Program

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is accepting applications for the Lassonde New Venture Development Center scholarships through April 11, 2014. The program is open to all graduate students at the University of Utah. About 30 students are admitted into the program each year, and they spend two semesters working with a faculty inventors developing a business […]

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Lassonde Institute hosts state LEGO robotics championship

After competing with 276 teams at 14 qualifiers, 48 teams from Utah middle schools will advance to the fourth annual Utah FIRST LEGO League State Championship at the University of Utah on Saturday, Jan. 25. Teams hope to win this year’s state title. Teams will be competing with their LEGO robots and presenting innovation projects […]

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Fetch Food Wins Opportunity Quest Entrepreneur Competition

Fetch Food was named winner of the 2014 Opportunity Quest Competition (OQ), receiving a $5,000 cash prize. On Friday, ten collegiate teams presented their business ideas to a panel of five judges at the University of Utah. Sagebin Air and Grade Right were awarded $3,000 and $2,000 cash prizes for second and third place, respectively. […]

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