U. of Utah ranked No. 7 for Undergrad Entrepreneurship (No. 4 among Public Schools) for 2024 by U.S. News

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business continues to be recognized as a top program for entrepreneurship. In new rankings from U.S. News & World Report, its undergraduate program for entrepreneurship ranked No. 7 overall and No. 4 among public schools for 2024. The entrepreneurship program at the Eccles School is provided in […]

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50 students complete Lassonde+X program in 2022-23

A group of 50 students completed the Lassonde+X program during the past academic 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 […]

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26 founders graduate from the Master of Business Creation Full-Time program in class of 2023

Twenty-six founders are expected to graduate in the class of 2023 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 2022-23 academic year in May. This is the fourth group to graduate from this unique program designed specifically for entrepreneurs. The […]

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Three S Lassonde Student Leadership Award Established

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute announced the new Three S Lassonde Student Leadership Award to celebrate student leaders and selected the first recipient recently. The award was created through the vision and generosity of Jack Brittain, a Lassonde faculty chair and former dean of the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. He established the […]

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U. of Utah Ranked No. 12 for MBA Entrepreneurship (No. 5 Among Public Schools) by U.S. News

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business ranks No. 12 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 2024. In related rankings released earlier from US News and World Report, the Eccles School ranked No. 5 for undergraduate […]

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Neurosurgery Device Wins Grand Prize at 13th Annual Bench to Bedside Competition

Among the 27 student teams showcasing their next-generation medical device projects at the Bench to Bedside final event at the Utah State Capitol Building on Monday, it was the SoundPass project which earned the grand prize award and $20,000 in milestone funding in this medical-innovation competition for college students. Comprised of second- and third-year medical […]

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Revamp Outdoors Wins $10,000 Grand Prize in 2023 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Revamp Outdoors, a team from Weber High that is making sustainable waterproof bags out of recycled tents, won first place and the $10,000 Sue Gibson Grand Prize at the 2023 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) final event today. Twenty teams made it to the final event in this business-idea competition open to all high school […]

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Top 20 Announced in 2023 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) announced the top 20 teams, out of more than 150 applications, for 2022-23 today. They will advance to the final stage of this business-idea competition, which is open to all high school students across Utah, ages 14-18. They are competing for $30,000 in cash and scholarships. This program is […]

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Zaymo wins $30,000 grand prize at 2023 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Zaymo, a drag-and-drop, email-design tool that enables users to embed interactive web apps in an email, won the $30,000 Simon Gibson Grand Prize and first place in the 2023 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge today at the University of Utah campus. The statewide business-model competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles […]

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