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Lassonde Institute FY 2018 Annual Report

The FY 2018 Annual Report is now available for the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. The report highlights student startup activity and programs at Lassonde Studios, the new home for student entrepreneurs at the U. Highlights for the year include: top-10 rankings […]

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Win $100,000 in the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2018-19 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business model competition is open to all university students in Utah. Teams compete for $100,000 in cash and in-kind prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. The competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an […]

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Do You have All the Right Parts for Your Business to Succeed?

Timing is everything when launching a new business or growing in additional directions. Business leaders benefit from using a quick tool for assessing whether now is the right time to make strategic changes. Where can one find such a tool to make a quick, accurate and impactful decisions? The answer is found in a simple […]

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What Makes an Entrepreneur? 6 Must-Have Characteristics

As more individuals flock to the entrepreneurship field, the definition of an entrepreneur has shifted. Successful entrepreneurs start non-profits, businesses, foundations and more, are all ages and from all education levels. However, there are qualities that all entrepreneurs have in common. Faculty and students from the Lassonde Entrepreneurship Institute and the University of Utah shared […]

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Video: Live Create Launch at Lassonde

 All incoming and current students at the University of Utah are welcome to “live, create, launch” at Lassonde Studios. The five-story building is dedicated to student entrepreneurship and innovation. Students can live here and get involved in many programs to bring their ideas to life. Residents join the Lassonde 400, a community of student […]

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U ranked No. 9 for undergrad, No. 19 for grad entrepreneur studies by Princeton Review

The University of Utah jumped six places to be ranked No. 9 for undergrad entrepreneur studies among all schools in the country in the latest survey released by The Princeton Review today. The U also improved four places in the survey to be ranked No. 19 for graduate entrepreneur studies. Entrepreneur programs at the U […]

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