The Entrepreneur Club is hosting a startup showcase at their Summit Event on April 24 at 5-7 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (room 1110). The event will showcase the startups funded through the club’s Get Seeded program. The club has funded 30 companies this year and given out 150,000 dollars in funding since August 2013. […]
The Utah Entrepreneur Series concluded Tuesday night with Cowboy Kolaches winning a $40,000 cash prize offered by competition sponsor Zions Bank. The cash award was the grand prize for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, which is the third and final event in the Utah Entrepreneur Series. The series is a student-run division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur […]
Check out our photo gallery from our event last week, when we announced a new $12 million gift from Pierre Lassonde and plans for the new Lassonde Studios building. The pictures document the entire day, from the morning press conference to the surprise student parade for Mr. Lassonde. Go to Facebook to view the gallery.
The Utah Entrepreneur Series 2013-2014 season will culminate with the awarding of a $40,000 grand prize offered by Zions Bank, Tuesday, April 15. This cash prize will be awarded to the winner of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, a statewide student business plan competition and the final event of the series. The Utah Entrepreneur Series is […]
University of Utah students competing in the Center for Medical Innovation’s Annual Bench-to-Bedside Competition were awarded nearly $72,000 in prize money on April 9 at the Utah State Capitol. Twelve student teams garnered top honors from a field of more than 40 for inventing medical devices that may soon change the marketplace and improve modern […]
Read about student innovation and entrepreneurship in our new “Student Innovation @ the U” report for 2014. Inside you will find stories about student startups, inventions and more. Also inside are tips and resources for getting involved. The report is available in two formats. Share and enjoy. PDF version E-magazine
University of Utah students competing in the Center for Medical Innovation’s Annual Bench-to-Bedside Competition were awarded more than $71,000 in prize money on April 9 at the Utah State Capitol. Twelve student teams garnered top honors from a field of more than 40 for inventing medical devices that may soon change the marketplace and improve […]
Two University of Utah graduates will appear on ABC’s Shark Tank, Friday, April 11 at 8-9 p.m. (MST), to make a pitch for their startup company, Power Practical, in hopes of receiving an investment.
Newspaper, television and radio reporters attended our big announcement event April 8 at the David Eccles School of Business. Below is sample coverage about the announcement of a new $12 million donation from Pierre Lassonde and plans for our new Lassonde Studios building at the U. Deseret News “University officials Tuesday announced the donation of […]
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah announced today a $12 million gift from Pierre Lassonde, bringing his total contribution to $25 million. The new donation will be used for a transformative building for student entrepreneurs.