Master of Business Creation startup founders for 2021-22

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business welcomed the third class of founders in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program this fall semester for the 2021-22 academic year. The program is offered with support from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. The group consists of 23 founders […]

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Win $30,000 in the 2021-22 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2021-22 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. The registration deadline is Feb. 21, 2022. The competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of […]

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Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary

This year, the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary and everything it has accomplished. In that time, it has gone from an idea to a nationally ranked top-10 program that works with thousands of students and hundreds of student startup teams every year. While a lot has changed since the […]

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U. of Utah ranked No. 8 for undergrad entrepreneurship (No. 5 among public schools) for 2022 by U.S. News

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business continues to be recognized as a top-10 program for entrepreneurship. In new rankings from U.S. News & World Report, its undergraduate program for entrepreneurship ranked No. 8 overall and No. 5 among public schools for 2022. The entrepreneurship program at the Eccles School is provided in […]

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Master of Business Creation Program Announces New Co-Directors

The award-winning Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business announced new leadership. Professors and experienced entrepreneurs Paul Brown and Taft Price are now co-directors of the program, while the founding director, Jack Brittain, starts transitioning to retirement while continuing to teach leadership in the MBC program, […]

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Utah Athletics, Lassonde Partner to Support Student-Athlete Entrepreneurs

Utah Athletics recently announced the launch of the Elevate U program to equip student-athletes with the tools and education to maximize their opportunity to profit from their name, image and likeness. This innovative program, constructed in partnership with the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and the nationally top 10-ranked Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, […]

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16 founders graduate from Master of Business Creation program in class of 2021

Sixteen founders graduated in the class of 2021 from the award-winning Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business in May. This is the second group to graduate from this unique program designed specifically for entrepreneurs. Graduating MBC founders are leading 13 startups ranging from hotel-management software […]

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