Welcome to L5, the fifth group of students to live, create, launch at Lassonde Studios! We can’t wait to welcome you! We have a great building and programs, but it’s the people that make the difference. We look forward to seeing you live, create, launch at Lassonde. Learn more about Lassonde Studios at https://lassonde.utah.edu/studios.
When Logan Erickson was a sophomore at the University of Utah, he thought he had his career plan figured out. Erickson was pursuing an Entertainment Arts & Engineering degree with a minor in computer science, and found success in social issue-based game development, with the release of Justice.exe. Neuroscience wasn’t really on his radar until […]
A healthy mindset can really make or break your ideas, new startup, and your overall success and happiness. Buddha once said, “The mind is everything. What you think, you become.” Stress can be healthy and can push you to do better depending on how you manage those feelings. But stress can also be unhealthy if […]
Every company in the world once began with an idea. Some might have seemed crazy or impossible. But anything is possible with drive and determination. At the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, we encourage all students to follow their dreams and entrepreneur something because you never know where it will lead you. If you’re looking for inspiration […]
Wow, what a summer! This was definitely one to remember. We started by quickly moving all our programs and events online due to COVID-19. But our students persevered. They entrepreneured at home while taking advantage of our many virtual opportunities. Congratulations to all our student entrepreneurs navigating this challenging period, and thank you to all […]
Sooner or later, you will probably start thinking about attracting investors to help grow your company. You will need more money when you run out of personal funds or friends and family willing to help. Before you start reaching out to potential investors, it’s important that you know what you are doing. You could create […]
How are you entrepreneuring from home during the COVID-19 pandemic? In this video, Pure Ware, Wyetta, Parq, Beacon Sleep Solutions, Alive Entertainment, and True Adherence give us an update on what it’s like to work from home. Learn more about these startups and others launching at Lassonde here: https://lassonde.utah.edu/launched.
Accounting might not be the most interesting topic when you’re starting a business. It brings to mind complex spreadsheets and hours scavenging for receipts. But your business depends on good accounting. You started a company to make money – or at least run a sustainable enterprise – and you will never achieve this without tools […]
So, you want to do some digital marketing for your company? But you’re wondering about how to get started and what things you must be doing now and what things can wait? You’ve come to the right place. This article will help you answer those questions and prepare you to attract new customers using the […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, businesses and entrepreneurs around the world are struggling. Across Utah, private equity firms, state government programs, universities are stepping up with support, resources, and more to get your startup back on its feet, or help you launch. Below is a sampling of those resources and others from around […]