First Founders Graduating from Master of Business Creation Program

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute will graduate the first group of founders from the unique Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the end of the Spring Semester. The graduation marks a major milestone in an effort to create a one-of-a-kind program designed specifically for entrepreneurs who […]

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University of Utah Ranked No. 12 for MBA Entrepreneurship by US News

The David Eccles School of Business ranks No. 12 in the latest MBA rankings for entrepreneurship released today by US News and World Report. The rankings are for the year 2021. The Eccles School ranking is an improvement from the last year’s ranking of No. 17 for MBA entrepreneurship. In related rankings released earlier from […]

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Top 20 announced in 2020 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) announced the top 20 teams, out of over 350 applications, that will advance to the final stage of the competition today. The competition is open to all high school students across Utah, ages 14-18. They are competing for $30,000 in cash and prizes. This competition is hosted by […]

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Vitapul Wins $5,000 Grand Prize at 2019-20 Opportunity Quest

Vitapul, a company developing an injection device that stores medication in a way that extends its shelf-life, won first place and the $5,000 grand prize at the 2019-2020 University of Utah Opportunity Quest business-model, executive-summary competition today. Ten teams advanced to the final judging and awards event at Lassonde Studios. The competition is managed by […]

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U. of Utah ranked among best schools for entrepreneurship by Princeton Review

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah continues to be ranked among the best schools in the country to study entrepreneurship by the Princeton Review. In the latest listing issued this month, Princeton Review ranked the Eccles School No. 12 for undergraduate and No. 18 for graduate entrepreneurship for 2020. The […]

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Compete for $100,000 in the 2019-20 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2019-20 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business-model competition is open to all college students in Utah. Teams compete for $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a […]

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U. of Utah MBA program ranked No. 6 for entrepreneurship by Bloomberg

The full-time MBA program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business received a No. 6 ranking for entrepreneurship by Bloomberg Businessweek in its listing of the 2019-20 Best B-Schools released recently. The Eccles School also ranked No. 22 for learning. The Bloomberg ranking is another in a series of top 10 entrepreneurship […]

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U. of Utah ranked No. 10 for undergrad, No. 17 for grad entrepreneurship by U.S. News

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah continues to receive top 10 rankings for its entrepreneurship program, which consists of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy. The latest ranking is from U.S. News and World Report, which listed the school’s undergraduate program No. 10 (or No. […]

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