Meet the 19 startup teams in our Company Launch program at Lassonde Studios for spring 2024. They are a diverse group of students working in many different industries. Find a complete list below.
Company Launch offers these startup teams office space at Lassonde Studios, cohort gatherings, workshops, staff coaches, peer mentors, and more. All students at the University of Utah are welcome to apply to join the program. Startups are admitted every semester.
The program is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and sponsored by Zions Bank.
Learn more and apply to join the program at lassonde.utah.edu/launch.
Spring 2024 STARTUP TEAMS
Alon Meir Piano Tuning – Alon Meir Piano Tuning tunes and repairs pianos across Salt Lake City.
Big Trust Cosmetic – Big Trust Cosmetic is a Korean cosmetics company that sells acne patches, sunscreen, and facemasks.
Brain Boosters Tutoring – Brain Boosters Tutoring is a tutoring service for kids and young adults, with an emphasis on kids with learning disabilities such as ADHD, autism, and dyslexia.
Breezy Ski Co. – Breezy Ski Co. is an environmentally conscious ski gear and supply company specializing in heated ski bags and apparel.
Character Labs– Character Labs is a character-as-a-service platform that provides a fast way to add virtual characters to virtual worlds.
Conscious – Conscious is an app and Chrome extension that offers sustainability metrics and provides lower carbon alternatives for the products they are shopping for. The Chrome extension would pop up with sustainable alternatives as consumers shop and the app would have a tool to scan barcodes for a product’s sustainability profile.
Luv gluvs – Luv gluvs is a ski glove company selling custom-made, laser-engraved gloves. They also engrave customers’ existing gloves. They aim toward creating an affordable glove that the mountain community is proud to show off.
Organic Vestitus – Organic Vestitus is an organic lifestyle brand that creates hemp apparel. The apparel will differentiate from the lack of creativity in the current hemp clothing industry. They are working toward raising awareness about global climate issues and the environmental benefits of hemp.
Quantonium – Quantonium is a video game development company. They will develop games to pitch to publishers or self-publish with a small team.
Plateabo – Plateabo is a tea company built around the concept of placebos. Plateabo uses the placebo concept and different tea blends to create teas focused on creating confidence-boosting effects.
SadieB Personal Care – SadieB is a personal care company for Gen Z girls with a social mission of empowering girls through products that focus on their abilities, accomplishments, and goodness rather than the look they are trying to achieve. SadieB is founded, led, and operated by girls with a girl’s P.O.V. Through products, opportunities, and voice, their purpose is to empower every girl to be an unstoppable force for good. With products like the Athlete, Go-getter, Adventurer, and Creator, girls can focus on their goals. They give girls opportunities to learn and jump-start their career paths through their mentorship program. Lastly, they support causes like the Girl Up United Nations Foundation and more.
Smart Sprinkler – Smart Sprinkler is a product that allows users to water their lawns and gardens easily and affordably. The product comes with an accompanying app and is designed for easy installation by the customer, resulting in savings of up to 50% compared to traditional sprinkler systems.
Sneakerdonjohn – Sneakerdonjohn is a sneaker company that brings high-end and exclusive rare sneakers to the public resell market.
Sonatic – Sonatic unifies the music realm through a dedicated interface. Their mission is to increase connection beyond the modern listening experience. The platform has three main features: Convo, Creator Studio, and the Feed. Convo allows users to interact with music in a new way by introducing annotation-style threads. The Creator Studio allows users to creatively express themselves by curating their user profiles with their favorite albums, lyrics, and annotations.
SynerLynx – SynerLynx is a business consulting company that helps to solve business problems and build up businesses in return for private equity in the companies.
Timpanogos Salt Delivery – Timpanogos Salt is a monthly subscription service for premium, high-quality water softener salt.
U Bike Go – U Bike Go is a micro-mobility solution for students on the University of Utah campus.
Vamp Pro Services – Vamp Pro Services is a real estate and construction company that offers a variety of home improvement services. They will buy or sell homes commission-free with the agreement that they invest that money into improving their home.
WHAT iF – WHAT iF sells one-of-a-kind pieces of sterling silver jewelry. The founder is a silversmith trying to make a difference in the jewelry industry. Their goal is to be 100% sustainable and implement recycling to keep metals out of landfills.