Pocket Change Wins People’s Choice Award in 2020 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Pocket Change, a team from Murray High School, won the $1,000 People’s Choice Award in the 2020 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC), a statewide competition managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Pocket Change won with 969 out of 3,757 total […]

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Top 20 announced in 2020 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) announced the top 20 teams, out of over 350 applications, that will advance to the final stage of the competition today. The competition is open to all high school students across Utah, ages 14-18. They are competing for $30,000 in cash and prizes. This competition is hosted by […]

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Decheque: Matching Investors with Hedge Funds

Decheque is a student-run startup aiming to change the alternative investment industry. Started in March 2019, Decheque matches investors with hedge funds in hopes of increasing access to the private investment industry. The founder, Andrew Pignanelli, a finance major at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and resident at Lassonde Studios, has […]

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Win $30,000 in the 2019-20 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2019-20 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business model competition is open to all students in Utah ages 14-18. Teams compete for $30,000 in cash and in-kind prizes, including a $7,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. The competition is managed by the Lassonde […]

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$30,000 Awarded in the 2019 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Utah’s top high school entrepreneurs won $30,000 in cash and prizes at the 2019 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) Final Awards and Showcase event today at the University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios. The program is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business, and sponsored by Zions […]

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Attend Final Awards & Showcase Events for 2019 UEC & HSUEC

You’re invited to attend the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) and High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) Awards & Showcase events on Saturday, March 30, at the University of Utah (UEC at 4-6 p.m., HSUEC at 2:30-4 p.m.). The top-20 teams in these statewide programs will be competing for cash and prizes. This is a great opportunity to see […]

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