Master of Business Creation Now Offered Online or In-Person

The award-winning Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is expanding. Starting in January 2023, startup founders can enroll in the one-of-a-kind program through a new online option to participate in the program virtually from anywhere in the world. The priority application deadline to join the […]

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29 students complete Lassonde+X program in 2021-22

A group of twenty-nine students competed the Lassonde+X program during the past year. Lassonde+X is a three-course program that allows any undergraduate student at the University of Utah to “entrepreneur your major” – the “X” is their major. The program is offered by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, in partnership with the Lassonde Entrepreneur […]

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20 founders graduate from the Master of Business Creation program in class of 2022

Twenty founders are expected to graduate in the class of 2022 from the award-winning Master of Business Creation (MBC) Full-Time program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business after finishing the 2021-22 academic year in May. This is the third group to graduate from this unique program designed specifically for entrepreneurs. The […]

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U. of Utah Ranked No. 11 for MBA Entrepreneurship (No. 5 Among Public Schools) by U.S. News

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business ranks No. 11 overall (No. 5 among public schools) in the latest MBA rankings for entrepreneurship released recently by US News and World Report. The rankings are for the year 2023. In related rankings released earlier from US News and World Report, the Eccles School ranked No. 8 for undergraduate […]

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­­­­­Pure Solutions Wins $10,000 Grand Prize in 2022 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Pure Solutions, a team from Skyline High School with a product that enables consumers to easily analyze water samples, won first place and the $10,000 grand prize at the 2022 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) final event today. The competition is hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles […]

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Relay Wins $20,000 Grand Prize at 2022 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge 

Relay, a mobile app for team-based addiction recovery and self-improvement, won the $20,000 grand prize and first place in the 2022 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge today. The statewide business-model competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, and sponsored by Zions […]

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Cameron Russell Williams Legacy Scholarship Established

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah recently launched the Cameron Russell Williams Legacy Scholarship to honor Cameron Russell Williams, the beloved late Utah technology innovator, community leader and entrepreneur. Continuing Williams’ quest for economic empowerment for all, the scholarship seeks to create a more diverse and […]

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38 Student Entrepreneurs Admitted to Lassonde Founders Program for 2021-22

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute – a top-10 ranked division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah – welcomed the second group of Lassonde Founders for the 2021-22 academic year. Thirty-eight students, including some students returning to the program for the second year, were admitted into the new residential entrepreneur program […]

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