The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute awarded the inaugural Community Impact Award to American Fork High School teacher Calvin Barnum. This annual award is sponsored by the Entrepreneur Association and was awarded for the first time at the 2023 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC). Barnum teaches marketing and entrepreneurship and is the DECA advisor at American […]
‘Student Innovation @ the U’ 2023
The 2023 edition of “Student Innovation at the U” is now available. The annual publication celebrates student innovation and impact at the University of Utah. Inside you will find stories about students from all parts of campus doing amazing things. Hopefully, you will also find inspiration to get involved. This publication is produced by the […]
Photo Gallery: March at Lassonde 2023
Here are the photos from events and activities at Lassonde Studios and other locations in March, 2023. During this month, we learned about work-life balance, awarded #GetSeeded grants, hosted the High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, and more. Find upcoming events here: lassonde.utah.edu/calendar.
VIDEO: Master of Business Creation Founders
Meet founders enrolled in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program. They are growing their businesses in this unique program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. Enroll in the program full-time on campus or online in a more flexible format. Learn more at eccles.utah.edu/mbc.
Get Seeded Awards $4,837 in Grants for March
Five student startup teams received $4,837 in Get Seeded milestone grants in the round ending in March 2023. See below for a list of teams and their product ideas. Get Seeded is a milestone grant funding program open to all students at the University of Utah. Students requesting more than $500 follow a three-step process, […]
Video: 2023 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge Final Awards & Showcase
Watch our video featuring the 2023 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge Final Awards & Showcase. Learn more about the competition here: https://lassonde.utah.edu/hsuec
Photo Gallery: High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge 2023 Final Event
Browse photos from the High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge 2023 Final Awards & Showcase event on March 25, 2023, at Lassonde Studios. Learn more about the competition at https://lassonde.utah.edu/hsuec.
Revamp Outdoors Wins $10,000 Grand Prize in 2023 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge
Revamp Outdoors, a team from Weber High that is making sustainable waterproof bags out of recycled tents, won first place and the $10,000 Sue Gibson Grand Prize at the 2023 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) final event today. Twenty teams made it to the final event in this business-idea competition open to all high school […]
How to Explore Your Competitive Landscape
University of Utah alum and medical entrepreneur Brett Burton shared ideas on how to explore your competitive landscape in a recent workshop provided by the Lassonde for Life program —an alumni program open to all University of Utah graduates that provides free, lifelong entrepreneurial instruction and support. Brett is an entrepreneurial-minded bioengineer with experience in […]
Smart Light Cell Therapy
Isaiah Tate and his company are on a mission to improve people’s lives through smart light cell therapy. Tate is the co-founder Valhalla Cell Health. He is growing the business in the Master of Business Creation program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. Valhalla was initially conceptualized as a foundation for […]