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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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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