Symptomly, a University of Utah startup developing technology for health providers and patients to track health symptoms, recently concluded a three-month stay in Kansas City with Demo Day at the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator by Techstars. On June 12, more than 1,500 people attended the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts to hear the teams present their […]
Phil Kilcrease graduated from the University of Utah in 2013 with a degree in entrepreneurship from the David Eccles School of Business. He started 5th Street Games as an undergraduate student and subsequently developed it while participating in Foundry Utah, a business discovery center. In two years, Phil has grown 5th Street Games from a […]
On April 8, 2014, we held a Lassonde Studios Gift Announcement to reveal a new $12 million gift to help build a new home for student entrepreneurs at the University of Utah. This video provides an overview of the event and designs for the building, which were unveiled on the same day. Learn more about […]
After forming on the University of Utah campus in 2004, Josh Eckman, business administration graduate and mechanical engineering masters graduate, made pharmaceutical research technology to a million-dollar company. Wasatch Microfluidics epitomizes the success of companies from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. Wasatch Microfluidics develops the technology used by leading pharmaceutical companies for drug discovery and life […]
The Foundry Utah, a business discovery center for students provided by the Lassonde Institute and David Eccles School of Business, is hosting two info sessions to recruit participants for a new cohort on May 22 and 27. The new cohort will start June 2 and meet for 12 weeks. Learn more on the Foundry website: www.foundry.utah.edu/participate
After hearing his aunt, a primary care nurse, tell stories of catheters causing clotting and infections, University of Utah bioengineering student Nate Rhodes decided to come up with a solution. Along with a few classmates, he developed a type of catheter — a tube inserted into patients to remove and deliver fluids — that emits […]
We have invited the entire campus community to take part in the planning and design of the Lassonde Studios. This video features one of many events we have held to generate ideas and feedback. The Lassonde Studios will open in fall 2016 and be the new home for student innovators and entrepreneurs.
The inaugural Games4Health Challenge came to a successful conclusion recently, with student teams walking away with $25,000 in cash prizes for their efforts to introduce new interactive health technologies – defined as any technology that improves overall health, and does so in an interactive and engaging way. The competition was a joint effort of the […]
The University of Utah Entrepreneur Club offers all students a place to get started with entrepreneurship and network with other students. They have a growing number of programs and opportunities. Learn more at www.uofueclub.com.
Cam Cameron graduated with an MBA from the University of Utah in 2013. He started his MBA program while working for Goldman Sachs and hit the ground running after graduation with a startup of his own. During the last year of his MBA program, Cameron took all of the entrepreneurship electives offered. Those courses helped […]