Have you ever wondered what it is like to work for a startup? What is it like to have an idea and make it a business? Do you like entrepreneurship? Do you like to be challenged? It was about a year ago when I started thinking about these same questions. That’s why, after graduating as […]
U alum and inventor Dolly (Holt) Casper’s company NovaBio Technologies won the grand prize and $150,000 at the international OneStart competition recently. NovaBio, formerly known as Ligadon, is developing a coil-shaped and biodegradeable device that holds together tendons and ligaments like a “Chinese finger trap.” It distributes tension, decreasing risk of reruptures and the need for […]
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
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.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
Utah’s best college entrepreneurs have been narrowed to the top-20 teams that advance to the final event of the 2015 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge later this month. The annual, state-wide, business-plan competition is hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah and sponsored by Zions Bank.