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PreOv Wins $5,000 at University of Utah Opportunity Quest

PreOv, a student startup developing a fertility monitoring technology that helps people with family planning, won first place and the $5,000 grand prize at the 2018-2019 University of Utah Opportunity Quest business-model, executive-summary competition today. Ten U teams advanced to the final judging and awards event. The competition is managed by students at the Lassonde […]

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Top 10 Team Videos: Opportunity Quest 2018-19

 Watch this video playlist to learn about the top 10 teams in the University of Utah Opportunity Quest competition for 2018-19. Opportunity Quest is a statewide business model competition. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute hosts branch OQ competitions across the state at the University of Utah and partner universities. All participants are judged by industry […]

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Meet Mehrdad Yazdani: The Lead Designer Who Shaped Lassonde Studios

Looking back to when Lassonde Studios existed solely as an abstract idea, Troy D’Ambrosio, the executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, can vividly recall the process of selecting the building’s architect. For hours, he’d listened to different firms present to his team and show PowerPoints full of images of similar buildings they created. Then […]

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From Oscilloscopes to 3-D printers, the Make Space at Lassonde Studios has It All

In the Make Space at Lassonde Studios, students are welcome and encouraged to collaborate to turn their dreams into reality. This is made possible with the variety of tools and machines. The Make Space is also home to the Make program, which offers weekly safety training and fun Make It events. While this space is […]

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