The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah continues to receive top 10 rankings for its entrepreneurship program, which consists of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy. The latest ranking is from U.S. News and World Report, which listed the school’s undergraduate program No. 10 (or No. […]
Three student startup teams received $7,180 in milestone grants at the monthly Get Seeded Final Pitch Event at Lassonde Studios on Oct. 30. See below for a list of teams and their product ideas. Get Seeded is a monthly milestone grant funding program open to all college students in Utah. The first step is to apply […]
We’re excited to announce that the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is featured in Stanford d.school’s “Uncharted Territory: A Guide to Reimagining Higher Education” (download copy here). Inside, you’ll find a collection of immersive case studies and actionable tips on how we and 11 others schools are reshaping the future of higher ed in a student-centered way. […]
When young students start talking to their counselors about what career options to pursue, the counselors usually ask “What are you good at?” They want to know what strengths the teen has so they can suggest a future that aligns with those strengths. A SWOT analysis that is used correctly helps a startup use its […]
University of Utah finance students Nate Berger and Seth Neeleman are the owners of Simply Acai. Simply Acai’s opening day was Aug. 19, 2019. During fall 2019 and beyond, you can find them in the mobile kitchen within the Miller Cafe, which is located in the Lassonde Studios. The inspiration started for Neeleman when he […]
Get to know some of the founders in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the David Eccles School of Business and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. The founders spend 9 months in this intense program, growing and scaling their companies aided by curriculum, mentoring, funding and scholarships. Learn more about the MBC program at eccles.utah.edu/mbc.
See the different dorm room types at the University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios in this video. Lassonde Studios is a unique facility located in the heart of campus and dedicated to helping students “live, create, launch.” All students are welcome to live here. Apply and learn more about Lassonde Studios at lassonde.utah.edu/studios.
We recently sat down with one of our newest Lassonde Studios residents Tessa Nishida to learn a little about why she chose to come to the University of Utah and what her goals for the future are. She told us about stories from her island home, how she wants to incorporate fashion with sustainability, and […]
Here are photos from our events and activities in October 2019 at Lassonde Studios and other locations. During the month, we planted succulents, awarded grants, hosted a dinner event with the Coalatree CEO, ate acai, attended workshops, and more. All U students are welcome to attend our events and live here. Find upcoming events and […]
Entrepreneur is a verb at the David Eccles School of Business and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah. Students learn and grow by doing. Students receive training, mentorship, and resources with the expectation to get involved, launch something, join a team, and make a difference. Entrepreneur your education. Entrepreneur your future. Entrepreneur your […]