It’s time to take all your business ideas and turn them into reality. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has launched three new student development programs to make your dreams more attainable. Workshops, Meetups and Hours with Experts are the new programs to help you succeed in your business venture. Workshops The workshops help you get involved with […]
Need cash to get your business idea off the ground? Or do you like watching others pitch their ideas? Then you must participate in our monthly Get Seeded program sponsored by Zions Bank. More than $100,000 in grants are available this year (it’s free money, people!). All students are welcome to enter your ideas, and the public is invited […]
Want to know how to win at crowdfunding? Following these five tips for before, during and after your crowdfunding campaign from standout U alum David Toledo, founder of Power Practical, which has raised a million clams through five crowdfunding campaigns. Check out his latest campaign for the Loominoodle (and buy one) at: http://kck.st/1MRfJcw. What to Do […]
Hundreds of students from universities all across Utah attended our 2015 Student Entrepreneur Conference (SEC) today to learn from community professionals about different facets of entrepreneurship. The event, held at eBay’s Draper campus, offered them the opportunity to learn about intellectual property law, business formation, product design, digital marketing, and many other valuable business skills. The conference […]
It’s a tough world out there for students right now, job markets are very competitive right now, economies are uncertain. It hardly seems a time to dream big or set goals. Though I didn’t have any dreams to change the world, I did know I wanted to have control over a few things in my life: my income, my location and my time. I decided the best way to do that was to start a business that would allow me to travel the world and work from anywhere.
Don’t miss our new fall newsletter. Pick up a copy or download it to get everything you need to know in one place. Inside, you’ll find news and a complete fall event calendar. Find something that interests you, then participate or just show up and watch. See you there. Download PDF
[CORRECTION: This course is available fall 2015. An earlier version listed the wrong date.] Do you want to gain insights and have conversations with seasoned entrepreneurs? Starting fall 2015, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and David Eccles School of Business are offering a new course designed just for you. The course, “Profiles in Entrepreneurship,” will be open […]
Being in a band is cool, being on the football team is cool, and now creating your own app while in college has become cool. With more and more coverage in mainstream media, creating the “hot new app” has become a highly pursued interest.
Our spring 2015 newsletter is now available. Download the PDF or pick up a copy to find out what’s happening each semester. Inside are student profiles, institute news and a calendar of events. Enjoy. Download PDF
Innovation is the life force of the medical device industry. Without a large budget for in-house R&D, licensing or acquiring a new technology, many companies are losing market share to those with deep pockets. To avoid the bureaucracy of a large organization, the “skunkworks” style of innovation has become much more common in recent years.