Since airing on the TV show Shark Tank, local company Power Practical, a startup founded by recent graduates of the University of Utah and participants in the Lassonde Institute, has a gained traction in meeting the power needs of those in emerging markets. When presenting to the sharks on the April 11 episode of Shark Tank the […]
Approximately 1.25 million lawyers live in the Unites States of America. That means there is approximately 1 lawyer for every 39.63 people in the country. With this many lawyers, and ever few jobs, it is critical that you differentiate yourself from the competition and maybe even prepare for an alternative career.
Undergraduate entrepreneurship curriculum at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has been completely revamped with the launch of the Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Certificate that’s designed for all non-business majors, but also available to all students. The program now offers a new startup bootcamp course called “Entrepreneurship and the Scientific Method” (ENTP 1020) that […]
Working at ski shops while attending the U, Schaeffer Warnock and Jake Nelson couldn’t find a ski goggle that met their expectations. While the low-to-medium priced goggles decidedly underperformed, they found that even expensive goggles often had significant design weaknesses.
Honors students at the University of Utah have a unique opportunity match their passions with a purpose, accelerate their educations and work toward their honors theses. Through the Innovation Scholar Program, Honors students can accomplish all of these things while working with diverse students from around campus and getting recognition on your transcript as an […]
Phil Kilcrease graduated from the University of Utah in 2013 with a degree in entrepreneurship from the David Eccles School of Business. He started 5th Street Games as an undergraduate student and subsequently developed it while participating in Foundry Utah, a business discovery center. In two years, Phil has grown 5th Street Games from a […]
After forming on the University of Utah campus in 2004, Josh Eckman, business administration graduate and mechanical engineering masters graduate, made pharmaceutical research technology to a million-dollar company. Wasatch Microfluidics epitomizes the success of companies from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. Wasatch Microfluidics develops the technology used by leading pharmaceutical companies for drug discovery and life […]
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 […]
Rachel Happen graduated from the University of Utah in 2011 with a degree in entrepreneurship from the David Eccles School of Business and one startup under her belt: semifold, a purveyor of “difficult clothing.” Rachel now resides in Portland, Oregon and has recently started a second company, Baffledazzle. She recently sat down with the Lassonde […]