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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Top 20 Announced in 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC), the state’s largest collegiate entrepreneur competition, announced the top 20 teams for 2019 today. Hundreds of students from colleges across the state entered the business-model competition. The teams are competing for over $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize. The winners will be determined at a final […]

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PreOv Wins $5,000 at University of Utah Opportunity Quest

PreOv, a student startup developing a fertility monitoring technology that helps people with family planning, won first place and the $5,000 grand prize at the 2018-2019 University of Utah Opportunity Quest business-model, executive-summary competition today. Ten U teams advanced to the final judging and awards event. The competition is managed by students at the Lassonde […]

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Win $100,000 in the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2018-19 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business model competition is open to all university students in Utah. Teams compete for $100,000 in cash and in-kind prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. The competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an […]

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U ranked No. 9 for undergrad, No. 19 for grad entrepreneur studies by Princeton Review

The University of Utah jumped six places to be ranked No. 9 for undergrad entrepreneur studies among all schools in the country in the latest survey released by The Princeton Review today. The U also improved four places in the survey to be ranked No. 19 for graduate entrepreneur studies. Entrepreneur programs at the U […]

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