Red Touch Media Sponsors Utah Entrepreneur Series

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 […]

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Games4Health competition awarding $25K in prizes

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.

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Top-10 Teams Selected in Utah Entrepreneur Series

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 […]

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Lassonde Institute hosts state LEGO robotics championship

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 […]

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Fetch Food Wins Opportunity Quest Entrepreneur Competition

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. […]

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U Celebrates National Entrepreneurs’ Day Every Day

President Barack Obama proclaimed Nov. 22, National Entrepreneurs’ Day to celebrate men and women who start businesses, create jobs and build a stronger economy. The University of Utah fosters and encourages entrepreneurs of tomorrow through mentorship, support, education and a large variety of programs. Students from the University of Utah have successfully launched businesses such […]

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University of Utah Announces Games4health Challenge

UPDATE (01-16-14): Games4Health will be hosting a kickoff event on Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. on the 7th floor of the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building. All students are welcome to attend to learn more about the competition. Send questions to jddeesing@gmail.com. UPDATE (01-16-14): The Games4Health competition will have three tracks: storyboard track, video track […]

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New Entrepreneur Certificate Offered at U

More and more students want to be their own boss, and the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is answering that demand with a new Interdisciplinary Certificate in Entrepreneurship for undergraduate students. Available to every student, regardless of their major, the certificate adds to the business school’s already nationally recognized entrepreneurship program. “Entrepreneurship […]

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