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Master of Business Creation startup founders for 2021-22

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business welcomed the third class of founders in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program this fall semester for the 2021-22 academic year. The program is offered with support from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. The group consists of 23 founders […]

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Win $30,000 in the 2021-22 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2021-22 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business model competition is open to all students in Utah ages 14-18. Teams compete for $30,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. The registration deadline is Feb. 21, 2022. The competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of […]

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7 Qualities to Look for When Choosing a College to Study Entrepreneurship

Are you interested in studying entrepreneurship in college and need help picking the best school? Look no further. We compiled a list of the top qualities you need to consider before choosing a school to pursue an entrepreneurship major, minor, certificate, master’s, and more. Selecting the right college to study entrepreneurship will help set you […]

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Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary

This year, the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary and everything it has accomplished. In that time, it has gone from an idea to a nationally ranked top-10 program that works with thousands of students and hundreds of student startup teams every year. While a lot has changed since the […]

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U. of Utah ranked No. 8 for undergrad entrepreneurship (No. 5 among public schools) for 2022 by U.S. News

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business continues to be recognized as a top-10 program for entrepreneurship. In new rankings from U.S. News & World Report, its undergraduate program for entrepreneurship ranked No. 8 overall and No. 5 among public schools for 2022. The entrepreneurship program at the Eccles School is provided in […]

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By the Numbers: Lassonde Studios Residents for 2021-22

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute welcomed L6, the sixth group of student residents at Lassonde Studios, for the 2021-22 academic year earlier in August. This diverse group will “live, create, launch” together in this unique building for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. All students at the U are welcome at Lassonde Studios, […]

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