If you’re looking for an awesome tie – one that’s business on the front and personality on the back – look no further than student startup INK Menswear. The company launched a Kickstarter campaign for their “Tongue & Tail” ties on Oct. 1, and it was fully funded within 48 hours. View the campaign page to learn more […]
Need cash to get your business idea off the ground? Or do you like watching others pitch their ideas? Then you must participate in our monthly Get Seeded program sponsored by Zions Bank. More than $100,000 in grants are available this year (it’s free money, people!). All students are welcome to enter your ideas, and the public is invited […]
Did you know the Lassonde Studios will be clad in new copper, like a shiny penny? It will change color over time as it weathers. Eventually, it will gain a beautiful green patina. The changing exterior color mirrors the vibrant, evolving activities that will happen inside the building. The building is designed to evolve as styles […]
Want to know how to win at crowdfunding? Following these five tips for before, during and after your crowdfunding campaign from standout U alum David Toledo, founder of Power Practical, which has raised a million clams through five crowdfunding campaigns. Check out his latest campaign for the Loominoodle (and buy one) at: http://kck.st/1MRfJcw. What to Do […]
People without disabilities take a lot for granted — especially when it comes to enjoying the great outdoors. Pedaling a bike, using a sleeping bag and even planting flowers can be difficult for people with physical limitations. The challenges came as a shock to students in the U’s new Multi-Disciplinary Design program when they started […]
Here’s a peek inside our 2015 Student Entrepreneur Conference. Want to get involved with entrepreneurship at the University of Utah? We have many more events planned throughout the year. Watch our event calendar.
Hundreds of students from universities all across Utah attended our 2015 Student Entrepreneur Conference (SEC) today to learn from community professionals about different facets of entrepreneurship. The event, held at eBay’s Draper campus, offered them the opportunity to learn about intellectual property law, business formation, product design, digital marketing, and many other valuable business skills. The conference […]
It’s a tough world out there for students right now, job markets are very competitive right now, economies are uncertain. It hardly seems a time to dream big or set goals. Though I didn’t have any dreams to change the world, I did know I wanted to have control over a few things in my life: my income, my location and my time. I decided the best way to do that was to start a business that would allow me to travel the world and work from anywhere.
Why start your business alone when you have the opportunity to learn with some of the best and brightest student entrepreneurs in the state? Come learn from community professionals about intellectual property law, business formation, product design and digital marketing at the Student Entrepreneur Conference on Sept. 26 at the new Ebay campus from 8am to […]
More than 70 students from the University of Utah came to participate in the first Skill Workshop hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. The event was a major success, demonstrating that the interest for entrepreneurship, along with taking advantage of resources provided by the Lassonde Institute, is growing rapidly across campus. “The turnout was great […]