The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, including its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, is one of the best places in the country for students who want to launch their own businesses, according to The Princeton Review. In a new survey, the Eccles School ranked No. 15 for graduate and No. 18 for […]
It’s 6:50 a.m. on Monday morning. It’s the first day of fall break for the University of Utah, and the campus is as empty as you would expect it to be. Except for one corner of Lassonde Studios, where a group of students is huddled around a table. What madness could get students out of […]
Back again and better than ever! University of Utah’s startup accelerator, the Foundry at Lassonde Institute will be operating out of the new Lassonde Studios building beginning fall 2016. The change of venue will help Foundry participants take advantage of everything the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has to offer in terms of resources, training, mentors and […]
Successfully founding a startup is hard. One of many challenges is the necessary shifting between your long-term vision for the business, on one hand, and rigorous short-term testing of critical hypotheses about it on the other. I call these different perspectives the telescope and microscope. The telescope represents the big-picture vision for a startup. It’s […]
A little more than a year ago, I found myself in the back seat of a car with Brody King. After discussing our previous business experiences and aspirations, he told me a story: “I was shadowing a surgeon when I noticed that he was frequently adjusting the overhead light. I actually ended up stepping on […]
We take a fresh approach to entrepreneurship education. Watch this video for an explanation from Jay Barney, a world-renowned scholar and the chair of the Entrepreneurship & Strategy Department at the David Eccles School of Business. Learn more about academic opportunities at eccles.link/entp.
Want to study entrepreneurship while traveling the world? A group of lucky students in the new Social Entrepreneurship Abroad program took the program’s first trip over spring break, traveling to Costa Rica. The group of 28 students and staff visited three cities, three colleges, one elementary school and a community group. They worked to identify ways […]