Two University of Utah graduates will appear on ABC’s Shark Tank, Friday, April 11 at 8-9 p.m. (MST), to make a pitch for their startup company, Power Practical, in hopes of receiving an investment.
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah announced today a $12 million gift from Pierre Lassonde, bringing his total contribution to $25 million. The new donation will be used for a transformative building for student entrepreneurs.
The University of Utah affiliated startup Symptom.ly, along with nine other mobile health-related startup teams have arrived in Kansas City to build and strengthen their businesses in the inaugural Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars. The three-month intensive mentor-driven program, located in Kansas City’s Crossroads District, has officially kicked off. Symptom.ly is looking forward […]
Red Touch Media, the technology company behind the fastest-growing digital media content management platform in the entertainment industry, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. The Salt Lake City, Utah based company will be an “Innovator Sponsor” of this year’s competition, donating $150,000 worth of in-kind sponsorship funds. The final stage of […]
Games4Health Day and the Games4Health Awards Ceremony is just around the corner! It’s not too late to register your idea for a medical or healthy video game. With over $25,000 in prizes and countless opportunities to connect with industry professionals, Games4Health is a great opportunity to gain experience in the health care, business and video game industries.
The top 10 submissions were chosen from a pool of 30 finalists of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) today. The UEC is administered by the Utah Entrepreneur Series, a division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Early last month, the top 30 finalists were chosen […]
University of Utah graduate Erik Larsen and his wife Cori opened the first of what they hope to be a franchise of cupcake shops in India today. “It’s been an adventure with a lot of trial and error,” said Erik, alum of the Department of Communication. “In India, all the products are different and most […]
A panel of judges selected 30 finalists from a pool of 126 submissions for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC), the third and final business plan competition in the Utah Entrepreneur Series. The Series is produced by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah. Each individual or team is competing for a $40,000 cash […]
After competing with 276 teams at 14 qualifiers, 48 teams from Utah middle schools will advance to the fourth annual Utah FIRST LEGO League State Championship at the University of Utah on Saturday, Jan. 25. Teams hope to win this year’s state title. Teams will be competing with their LEGO robots and presenting innovation projects […]
Fetch Food was named winner of the 2014 Opportunity Quest Competition (OQ), receiving a $5,000 cash prize. On Friday, ten collegiate teams presented their business ideas to a panel of five judges at the University of Utah. Sagebin Air and Grade Right were awarded $3,000 and $2,000 cash prizes for second and third place, respectively. […]