Top 20 Announced in 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC), the state’s largest collegiate entrepreneur competition, announced the top 20 teams for 2019 today. Hundreds of students from colleges across the state entered the business-model competition. The teams are competing for over $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize. The winners will be determined at a final […]

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Clockwork Forge Games: Exploring the Klondike

Clockwork Forge Games is a video-game development team led by Entertainment Arts & Engineering students at the University of Utah. With the release of their first game, “Hyperborean Charter,” the team is excited to show everyone the world they’ve built. “Hyperborean Charter” takes place in the far north in a climate like the Klondike and […]

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PreOv Wins $5,000 at University of Utah Opportunity Quest

PreOv, a student startup developing a fertility monitoring technology that helps people with family planning, won first place and the $5,000 grand prize at the 2018-2019 University of Utah Opportunity Quest business-model, executive-summary competition today. Ten U teams advanced to the final judging and awards event. The competition is managed by students at the Lassonde […]

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Top 10 Team Videos: Opportunity Quest 2018-19

 Watch this video playlist to learn about the top 10 teams in the University of Utah Opportunity Quest competition for 2018-19. Opportunity Quest is a statewide business model competition. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute hosts branch OQ competitions across the state at the University of Utah and partner universities. All participants are judged by industry […]

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Scrap: Connecting Excess Materials to Buyers

University of Utah students Kelsie Lee, Sam Lagoy, Joe Wassweiler and Gabi Siu are the cofounders of Scrap, an online platform that allows businesses with excess materials to contact other businesses that are in need of those excess materials. “It’s the collaboration point for business-to-business material sourcing solutions,” Lagoy said. Lee and Lagoy are both […]

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Live Create Launch Podcast: Dustin Howell, IP Attorney, Workman Nydegger

  J. Dustin Howell is our guest in this edition of the Live Create Launch Podcast. Our host Gavin Van Wagoner talks to Howell, an IP attorney at Workman Nydegger. Listen for insights into patents, trademarks and more about intellectual property. Howell’s experience runs deep in the subjects of physics, optics, mechanics and mechanical engineering, interests […]

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