The Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business won the first-place prize in the professional-services category in the 2023 Utah Innovation Awards. The awards are managed by Utah Business and Foley & Lardner and concluded at an event on Oct. 30. “The awards recognize the state’s […]
Here are the photos from events and activities at Lassonde Studios in October 2023. During this month, we dressed up for Halloween, attended workshops, pitched for Get Seeded grants, attended Make It activities, and more. Find upcoming events here: lassonde.utah.edu/calendar.
When Gary Urry, a medical laboratory major from the University of Utah, noticed a lack of facial hair products made without synthetic ingredients, he decided to craft his own solution. After taking an organic chemistry class while working towards his undergrad degree, Urry felt inspired to start experimenting with better ingredients. His company, Beast and […]
Ten student startup teams received $12,000 in Get Seeded milestone grants in the round ending in September 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 who received […]
The Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business continues to receive recognition for its unique approach to training and supporting working entrepreneurs. The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) presented the MBC program its award for “Excellence in Entrepreneurship Teaching and Pedagogical Innovation” at the organization’s […]
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute FY 2023 Annual Report is now available (see link below). We’re excited to tell everyone about developments from our program ranked No. 7 in the nation for entrepreneurship (No. 4 among public schools) by U.S. News & World Report. In the last year, we have worked with 5,600 college students, 741 […]
Registration for the 2023-24 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business-idea 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 Jan. 16, 2024. The competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a top-10 ranked interdisciplinary division […]
Registration for the 2023-24 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. All college students in Utah from participating colleges and universities are welcome to participate in this statewide business-model competition. Teams are competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes this year. The registration deadline is Feb. 21, 2024. The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is managed by the […]
Meet this year’s residential advisors and community advisors at Lassonde Studios. These student leaders live and work at Lassonde and make sure residents are safe, happy, and healthy. They are accomplished and involved, serving as great role models for the students in their community. Read more below about the students working around the clock to keep […]
Here are the photos from events and activities at Lassonde Studios in September 2023. During this month, we played music at Jam Night, hosted workshops, awarded Get Seeded grants, attended Make It activities, and more. Find upcoming events here: lassonde.utah.edu/calendar.