Registration for the 2021-22 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business model competition is open to all students in Utah ages 14-18. Teams compete for $30,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. The registration deadline is Feb. 21, 2022. The competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of […]
When beginning a business, there are many pitfalls to avoid. An overwhelming process, entrepreneurs must create a sturdy foundation for their startup while also planning ahead. Although, as an entrepreneur you, want to forge forward with your bright idea, you will thank yourself later if you deliberately set in stone the details of your business. […]
Are you interested in studying entrepreneurship in college and need help picking the best school? Look no further. We compiled a list of the top qualities you need to consider before choosing a school to pursue an entrepreneurship major, minor, certificate, master’s, and more. Selecting the right college to study entrepreneurship will help set you […]
This year, the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary and everything it has accomplished. In that time, it has gone from an idea to a nationally ranked top-10 program that works with thousands of students and hundreds of student startup teams every year. While a lot has changed since the […]
The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business continues to be recognized as a top-10 program for entrepreneurship. In new rankings from U.S. News & World Report, its undergraduate program for entrepreneurship ranked No. 8 overall and No. 5 among public schools for 2022. The entrepreneurship program at the Eccles School is provided in […]
Registration for the 2021-22 Opportunity Quest competition at the University of Utah is now open. All U students are welcome to enter the competition for a chance to win $8,000 in cash prizes. The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. Opportunity Quest (OQ) is a statewide business model competition. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute hosts […]
Here are the photos from events and activities at Lassonde Studios and other locations in August 2021. During this month, we welcomed our L6 residents, hosted a launch party, heard from the new University of Utah President Taylor Randall, played pool, and more. Find upcoming events here: lassonde.utah.edu/calendar.
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute welcomed L6, the sixth group of student residents at Lassonde Studios, for the 2021-22 academic year earlier in August. This diverse group will “live, create, launch” together in this unique building for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. All students at the U are welcome at Lassonde Studios, […]
Our L6 community moved into Lassonde Studios in August 2021. Watch this video for highlights. This is the sixth group of students to live, create, launch here. We’re excited to see what they accomplish this year. Learn more about Lassonde Studios at lassonde.utah.edu/studios.
Many alumni and community members support the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the many student entrepreneurs thriving in its programs. Some of them are giving back to the University of Utah after launching their careers there. Some are inspired by young entrepreneurs who are following their dreams and attempting to change the world. We talked to […]