Six student startup teams received $4,550 in Get Seeded milestone grants in the round ending in April 2023. See below for a list of teams and their product ideas. The final pitch event for regular grants was held at Lassonde Studios. It included live startup pitches, free food, and public voting to determine the grant […]
Welcome to Demo Day 2023! At this event, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute welcomed dozens of student entrepreneurs at the University of Utah to showcase their products and services while also celebrating the end of the year and awarding a special prize to an outstanding student leader. Demo Day is expected to be an annual event […]
Browse photos from Demo Day 2023. At this event, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute welcomed dozens of student entrepreneurs at the University of Utah to showcase their products and services while also celebrating the end of the year and awarding a special prize to an outstanding student leader. Demo Day is expected to be an annual […]
When Kaitlyn Oliva learned how fashion negatively impacts the environment, she saw an opportunity to make a change. Oliva is the founder of Pressed, a subscription-based service that provides high-quality, comfortable, and eco-friendly clothing. Oliva is working on Pressed as a founder in the Lassonde Founders program at the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a residential […]
Congratulations to everyone who graduated this year with a degree in entrepreneurship or Master of Business Creation at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business! Good luck, and stay in touch. We know you will accomplish big things! Learn more about options to study entrepreneurship here: https://eccles.utah.edu/entp.
We had another great year at Lassonde Studios during the 2022-23 academic year. Watch this video for highlights. During the year, we hosted the annual launch party to kick of the year, attended workshops, pitch events, classes, pizza parties, and a lot more. Learn more about Lassonde Studios at lassonde.utah.edu/studios
Here are the photos from events and activities at Lassonde Studios and other locations in April, 2023. During this month, we signed the wall with the L7 student community, pitched for startup grants, hosted a innovation showcase, finished our classes for the spring semester, and more. Find upcoming events here: lassonde.utah.edu/calendar.
Blendyd Studios is a company focused on bringing high-tech, mobile-first, automated solutions to truck driver recruitment. According to CEO Morgan Williams, “We are transforming the industry by making hiring fast, easy, and streamlined.” Williams is a full-time student in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of […]
Pursuing a master’s in business isn’t often a high priority for professional artists. But when Colter May, contemporary western artist and founder of Colter May LLC, heard about University of Utah’s Master of Business Creation (MBC) program he was intrigued. “I hoped this program would help me continue the momentum I had built as an […]
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute events calendar for summer 2023 is now available in print and online formats. See links below. We have many events and opportunities planned for the semester. We have Make Space hours, grants, workshops, mentor hours, application deadlines, entrepreneur classes through the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, and more. All University of […]