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First Founders Graduating from Master of Business Creation Program

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute will graduate the first group of founders from the unique Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the end of the Spring Semester. The graduation marks a major milestone in an effort to create a one-of-a-kind program designed specifically for entrepreneurs who […]

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How Startups are Pivoting (and Thriving) during the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic rages, several startups in a year-old master’s program in Salt Lake City are using their own innovations to serve those on the front lines and to help keep communities connected and healthy. Telemedicine company Doxy.me has seen a 1,000-fold increase in demand and quadrupled its staff, serving some 274,000 providers and […]

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Sawtooth Wins $30,000 Grand Prize in Outdoor Weber Competition

Sawtooth, a startup in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, won first place and the $30,000 grand prize at the third annual Weber State University Camping World Outdoor Weber student entrepreneurship competition recently. The company offers a waterproof truck bed tonneau cover that stretches […]

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Reese & Company Wins People’s Choice Prize at 2020 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Reese & Company, a bag accessory company from Southern Utah University, won the $1,000 People’s Choice Award in the 2020 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, a statewide business model competition managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. The team won after collecting 880 of […]

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Pocket Change Wins People’s Choice Award in 2020 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Pocket Change, a team from Murray High School, won the $1,000 People’s Choice Award in the 2020 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC), a statewide competition managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Pocket Change won with 969 out of 3,757 total […]

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President’s Message: Student Innovation @ the U 2020

The University of Utah is recognized as a top 10 school for entrepreneurship. This is due in no small part to what is happening at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. Thousands of students have had the opportunity to explore their wildest ideas thanks to the support they have received through the institute and at Lassonde Studios […]

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Credits: Student Innovation @ the U 2020

About the Publication “Student Innovation at the U” is an annual publication celebrating student innovation and impact at the University of Utah. A digital version is available at lassonde.utah.edu/studentinnovation2020. This publication is produced by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business and the hub for student entrepreneurs and […]

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