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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Win $30,000 in the 2019-20 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2019-20 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business model competition is open to all students in Utah ages 14-18. Teams compete for $30,000 in cash and in-kind prizes, including a $7,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. The competition is managed by the Lassonde […]

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Win $10,000 in the 2019-20 Opportunity Quest Competition

Registration for the 2019-20 Opportunity Quest competition at the University of Utah is now open. All U students are welcome to enter the competition for a chance to win $10,000 in cash prizes including a $5,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Opportunity Quest (OQ) is a statewide business model competition. […]

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Meet the inaugural founders in the Master of Business Creation program

The David Eccles School of Business and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute welcomed the inaugural class of founders in the new Master of Business Creation (MBC) program starting this fall semester at the University of Utah. The group consists of 26 founders who have launched 20 companies ranging from fashion and education management to marketing automation and […]

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Anselmo family donation supports entrepreneurship and hands-on learning at the Eccles School

The David Eccles School of Business and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah announced today a new gift of $160,000 from U alumni Chad and Kristen Anselmo to support a top 10 ranked entrepreneurship program and hands-on learning programs and opportunities at the Eccles School. “We are pleased to support experiential education […]

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U. of Utah launches master’s degree specifically for entrepreneurs

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is taking its top 10 ranked program for entrepreneurship to new heights with a master’s degree designed for serious entrepreneurs. The degree is called the Master of Business Creation (MBC), and it’s the first of its kind. Applicants must be full-time entrepreneurs who want […]

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Thrive Smart Systems Wins $40,000 Prize at 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Thrive Smart Systems – a completely wireless sprinkling system that is reliable, environmentally friendly and affordable – took home the $40,000 grand prize and the first-place title at the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah today. The event featured the best collegiate entrepreneurs in Utah competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes. […]

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$30,000 Awarded in the 2019 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Utah’s top high school entrepreneurs won $30,000 in cash and prizes at the 2019 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) Final Awards and Showcase event today at the University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios. The program is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business, and sponsored by Zions […]

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U Ranked No. 17 for MBA Entrepreneurship by U.S. News

The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business’ MBA program ranked No. 17 for entrepreneurship in new rankings released by U.S. News & World report for 2020. The ranking is an improvement from No. 24 in the previous period. The entrepreneurship ranking was supported by activities at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and Lassonde Studios, which […]

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Top 20 Announced in 2019 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) announced the top 20 teams 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 the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a […]

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