Don’t miss this new podcast with Taylor Randall, the dean of the David Eccles School of Business, on KCPW. Randall discusses the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Lassonde Studios and the future of business education at the University of Utah. The Lassonde Institute is an interdisciplinary division of the Eccles School. Listen to interview here
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.
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.
No one doubts the benefits of thinking outside the box for your business. But as today’s trade tends to favor the crossing of oceans into increasingly diverse markets, consider updating this age-old recommendation. Whether for the business tenderfoot or the entrepreneur with wanderlust, think instead outside the borders with these five tips …
Approximately 1.25 million lawyers live in the Unites States of America. That means there is approximately 1 lawyer for every 39.63 people in the country. With this many lawyers, and ever few jobs, it is critical that you differentiate yourself from the competition and maybe even prepare for an alternative career.
Matt Allred is a junior in entrepreneurship at the University of Utah and owner of J.Bones Clothing. While working on his degree, he has already launched several companies and a has variety of experience. His latest experience was traveling to Kansas City, Mo., with Symptomly, a U startup that is advancing mobile health with their symptom […]
In today’s business world being employed has less to do with finding a job, and everything to do with inventing a job, says Thomas L. Friedman in the New York Times article “Need a Job: Invent It.” The article was based on an interview with Tony Wagner, a Harvard education specialist and author of “Creating […]
Have you ever thought of an idea so genius it will make you millions? Entrepreneurs have been coming to the University of Utah for years. Four recent U of U inventors reveal five pitfalls they feel it is important to avoid. 1. Don’t Have a Closed Mind Char Poles has the most revolutionary ski poles […]
When you think about innovation at the U, you might immediately think of faculty research and commercialization. That is critical and impressive, but it’s only one piece of the picture. Thousands of students — from middle schoolers to post-docs — also play a central role through many unique programs, competitions and opportunities. These students are […]