Neighbor, “the Airbnb of Storage,” Disrupting a $38B Industry

All of us are familiar with peer-to-peer marketplaces like Uber and Airbnb. These disruptive companies are changing the way that we get around and how we travel. A University of Utah alum is disrupting the way you use storage. Neighbor, considered the “Airbnb of Storage,” is an online marketplace that connects hosts with extra space […]

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XLynk: An Adhesion-Barrier Gel for Surgical Patients

University of Utah engineering students Brody King, Arielle Hassett and Jordan Davis are cofounders of XLynk, a medical startup company developing a spray-gel adhesion barrier to prevent adhesions forming after abdominal, gynecological or laparoscopic surgeries. The gel is sprayed into the body in a thin form, and as soon as it enters the body, it […]

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Top 20 Startups Announced in the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Utah’s best college entrepreneurs are competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize, in the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, one of the biggest student-business competitions in the country. Today, the competition got a lot more interesting with the top 20 teams being announced. Hundreds of students from all colleges in the […]

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