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­­­­­Pure Solutions Wins $10,000 Grand Prize in 2022 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Pure Solutions, a team from Skyline High School with a product that enables consumers to easily analyze water samples, won first place and the $10,000 grand prize at the 2022 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) final event today. The competition is hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles […]

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Relay Wins $20,000 Grand Prize at 2022 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge 

Relay, a mobile app for team-based addiction recovery and self-improvement, won the $20,000 grand prize and first place in the 2022 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge today. The statewide business-model competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, and sponsored by Zions […]

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My Journey to Becoming an Agritech Entrepreneur

My name is Isaac Sesi. I am the founder of Sesi Technologies, a Ghanaian agritech company that is empowering African farmers and agribusinesses with affordable technologies and services. Currently, more than 1,000 farmers and agribusinesses use our suite of post-harvest solutions to reduce grain losses, increase productivity, and discover premium markets. Here’s how I became […]

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Resource Directory: Student Innovation @ the U 2022

ArtsBridge: An interdisciplinary arts education outreach program. artsbridge.utah.edu ArtsForce: A two-day conference for art students to learn about how to share their creative work. artsforceutah.com Arts Entrepreneur: Connect with your peers, learn the value of your skills, and explore connections between the arts and entrepreneurship. lassonde.utah.edu/art Associated Student of the University of Utah (ASUU): A […]

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Empowering Hoteliers with Data Science

Co-founders Viral Shah and Dhaval Chokshi are empowering hoteliers with their startup HelloGM, which provides a single interface to see data from disparate property management systems easily compiled, analyzed, and utilized. A data-science-focused endeavor, the pair grew the company as members of the Master of Business Creation program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles […]

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Pajamas for the Bedroom to Boardroom

When sister-duo Sarah Kate Price and Anna Connolly first became members of the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, they hoped they were on the path to become a “pajampire.” The sisters are co-founders of West of Breakfast, which sells “luxury pajamas with personality.” They’re […]

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Confidence Through Custom Clothing

Born into a family of artists, Daisy Hall has always had an inherent passion for creativity. This, coupled with her love for fashion and unique expression, led this Lassonde Studios resident and University of Utah freshman to begin creating her own individualized clothing pieces. What started with simple materials, like fabric paint and secondhand clothing, […]

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