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Entrepreneur Support for All University of Utah Alumni

All University of Utah alumni interested in entrepreneurship are welcome to participate in the Lassonde for Life program. It offers alumni lifelong support for their entrepreneurial pursuits and dreams by providing resources and support from the top-10 ranked Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business. Alumni can participate free of charge and from anywhere in the world to explore entrepreneurship, get help starting a company, grow a company, attend events, make connections, find mentors, and more. The program is provided in partnership between the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, the university’s Technology Licensing Office, and the university’s Office of Alumni Relations.

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Upcoming Events

Members of the Lassonde for Life program are encouraged to attend program workshops and activities. Find upcoming events on the Lassonde events calendar. Look for events with “Lassonde for Life” in the title.

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Forever Utah Network

Members of the Lassonde for Life program are encouraged to join the Forever Utah Network to find each other, learn about opportunities, and more. Register online, then join the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute group.

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Request an Entrepreneur Coach

We invite members of the Lassonde for Life program to request a one-on-one session with an entrepreneur coach from our community of alumni experts. Follow the link below to browse available coaches and schedule a meeting.

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Program Resource Portal

Members are invited to join the program Canvas course to view videos from past workshops, discuss, and find links to resources. Program members will receive an email invitation to join the course.

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More Tips & Tricks Content

Browse the Lassonde newsroom for tips and tricks content about launching a business, growing your company, becoming an entrepreneur, and more. New content is added on a regular basis and available to the public.

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Why Join the Program?


Lassonde for Life is provided by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a top-10 ranked entrepreneurship program in partnership with the University of Utah’s Technology Licensing Office and Office of Alumni Relation.
Participants in the program have the opportunity to network with many other university alumni who are interested in entrepreneurship.
Members of Lassonde for Life are welcome to attend regular workshops on a broad variety of topics. The workshops will help you explore entrepreneurship and move your idea to the next level.
Don’t miss out by getting updates and announcements about upcoming events and opportunities. Members of the Lassonde for Life program will always be in the know.
Looking for someone to give you advice or to join your team? Members have the opportunity to connect with each other to find the people they need to grow.
The Lassonde for Life program is designed to help entrepreneurs at every stage. Whether you are growing your first idea or are a serial entrepreneur, you will have something to gain.
Do you have an idea that you want to explore or grow? The Lassonde for Life program will help you evaluate its potential and navigate the steps needed to turn it into a profitable business.
Everyone has something to share, and this is your chance to give back. Members of the Lassonde for Life program are encouraged to mentor each other on their areas of expertise.
Don’t loose touch with the University of Utah and everything it has to offer. This program gives you an opportunity to stay connected in a meaningful way while also pursing your interests and dreams.