How many of us have lost a pair of sunglasses while out on the water? U students Chase Maires (Marketing B.S.) and Stuart Jardine (Entrepreneurship & Strategy B.S.) are no strangers to this problem. Both love to be on the water and have spent lots of time boating. Their solution? Aurora Sunglasses, a startup company […]
Interview: Taylor Randall, Dean of U of U’s Business School
Don’t miss this new podcast with Taylor Randall, the dean of the David Eccles School of Business, on KCPW. Randall discusses the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Lassonde Studios and the future of business education at the University of Utah. The Lassonde Institute is an interdisciplinary division of the Eccles School. Listen to interview here
VIDEO: Lassonde Featured on Pac-12 Network
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute was featured in a documentary titled “Conference of Champions” on the Pac-12 Network. The documentary spotlighted Lassonde student Mark Pittman, who invented a device for tracking the movement of people using signals from mobile devices. Learn more about the company at blyncsy.com.
More ‘Shark Tank’ Audition Photos
We took tons of photos at our audition for ABC’s “Shark Tank” on April 16. Browse our photo album on Facebook by following this link. Don’t forget to tag yourself if you participated! This is the our second installment of photos. Find the images from our photo booth in this earlier post.
VIDEO: ‘Shark Tank’ Audition at U of U
See what happened at our exclusive audition for ABC’s “Shark Tank” on April 16, 2015. We had more than 140 people register to pitch their ideas at the event for a chance to be on the show. Watch season 7 of “Shark Tank” to see who is featured on the program. Learn more about the […]
Lassonde Studios in the International Spotlight
The Lassonde Studios, now under construction, has received widespread attention for its unique design and mission since we launched our plans in spring 2015. Publications that have taken notice include “Bloomberg Businessweek,” “Inc.” and “Fast Company.” We broke ground on the facility in October 2014. The building opens to students in fall 2016, and we […]
SimpleCitizen Wins $40K at Utah Entrepreneur Challenge
A student startup providing an online service to help people secure green cards won first place and the $40,000 grand prize at the annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah tonight. “Winning the $40,000 is critical to helping us reach our first milestone of launching our website by this summer,” said Sam Stoddard, […]
U of Utah Recruiting the ‘400 Best Student Entrepreneurs’
The University of Utah launched an ambitious plan today to recruit the “400 best student entrepreneurs” to live in the new, $45 million Lassonde Studios building starting fall 2016. The one-of-a-kind facility will feature living “pods” and a unique blend of space for making, starting companies and living.
VIDEO: Calling the 400 Best Student Entrepreneurs
We are proud to release these new videos featuring our international call for the “400 best student entrepreneurs” to live, create and launch at the Lassonde Studios starting fall 2016. Apply now and learn more about the facility and community at www.lassonde.utah.edu/studios. Read our related press release here. Students who live at the Lassonde Studios […]
Audition for ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ at U of U
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah is hosting an exclusive audition for ABC’s “Shark Tank,” a business-themed reality show next month. All alumni, faculty, staff and students are invited. Attend the audition on Thursday, April 16.