Where Do Ideas Come From?

Welcome to the nationally ranked hub for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. We help students bring their ideas come to life. Whether you want a deep dive or only have an hour, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has something for all students to learn how to become a founder, creator or change-maker. Got an idea? Looking for a team? Or want to live at Lassonde Studios? Jump in and make it happen!

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Rankings & Recognition

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Lassonde Student Leaders

No. 1 College for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

We were ranked as the No. 1 university for aspiring entrepreneurs by LendEDU for 2016 for opportunities including grants and programs.

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Lassonde Studios Exterior

One of ‘World’s Best New University Buildings’

Architectural Digest identified our new building, Lassonde Studios, as one of the nine “world’s best new university buildings.”

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Launched at Lassonde

Hundreds of Startups Launched & Counting

We welcome all students at the University of Utah to work with us to launch their ideas and their futures. Students come from every major and background.

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Degrees, Grants, Workshops & More

We offer degrees in entrepreneurship, grants, scholarships, workshops and more. Browse our growing number of programs open to all students.

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