The inaugural Games4Health Challenge came to a successful conclusion recently, with student teams walking away with $25,000 in cash prizes for their efforts to introduce new interactive health technologies – defined as any technology that improves overall health, and does so in an interactive and engaging way. The competition was a joint effort of the […]
The University of Utah Entrepreneur Club offers all students a place to get started with entrepreneurship and network with other students. They have a growing number of programs and opportunities. Learn more at www.uofueclub.com.
Cam Cameron graduated with an MBA from the University of Utah in 2013. He started his MBA program while working for Goldman Sachs and hit the ground running after graduation with a startup of his own. During the last year of his MBA program, Cameron took all of the entrepreneurship electives offered. Those courses helped […]
Rachel Happen graduated from the University of Utah in 2011 with a degree in entrepreneurship from the David Eccles School of Business and one startup under her belt: semifold, a purveyor of “difficult clothing.” Rachel now resides in Portland, Oregon and has recently started a second company, Baffledazzle. She recently sat down with the Lassonde […]
Modern dance major Amanda Newman has found a way to combine passions for dance and public health. After participating in an Honors Praxis, Newman began noticing a gap between health-care resources and the ability for underserved populations to access these resources. With the help of the Honors College’s faculty, Newman and pre-medical student Dash Porter […]
Games4Health Day will be April 22 at 10 a.m. to noon in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (3rd floor mezzanine) at the David Eccles School of Business. Open to the public and set up like a traditional science fair, this event will allow the public the chance to check out the great games our teams have been […]
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 […]