The Campus Founders Fund is a newly created venture fund run for students, by students. The investment team consists of entrepreneurial-minded college students across Utah, studying everything from biomedical engineering to global supply-chain management. With a $500,000 investment fund, the group’s mission is to provide pre-seed funding and top-level mentoring to the best student entrepreneurs […]
In recognition for helping students on the autism spectrum, the Columbus Community Center – a Salt Lake City center providing support services for people with disabilities – awarded the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and startup NeuroVersity with the Social Enterprise Award at its Ninth Annual Dignity through Work Recognition Event earlier this month. […]
Don’t miss our new web-based virtual tour of the Lassonde Studios building. A desktop browser and software are required. The tour starts in a “living pod” suite, and you can explore the rest of the building by using the secret passages. Start Tour
We held a “Sneak Peek and Groundbreaking” event for the Lassonde Studios on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. View a photo gallery on our Facebook page.
Get a closer look at the Lassonde Studios by watching this new animation. You’ll see what the exterior, interior and living options look like. Learn more at www.lassonde.utah.edu/studios.
The University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is one step closer to becoming an international destination for student entrepreneurs, innovators and “makers” today as it breaks ground on the Lassonde Studios. The five-floor, 148,000-square-foot building will merge more than 400 student residences with a 20,000-square-foot “garage” open for any student to attend events, build prototypes, launch companies and more.
All are welcome to the “Sneak Peek and Groundbreaking” event for the Lassonde Studios at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10 at the construction site east of the Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building (215 S. Central Campus Dr.). The event will feature virtual 3D tours, prototype “living pods,” student showcase, presentations and more.
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has been ranked as a top-25 school for entrepreneurship for the fourth straight year, according to a survey released today by the Princeton Review. The survey compares 2,000 graduate and undergraduate schools across the country based on a wide range of data including faculty, […]
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The public is invited to join us on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a groundbreaking ceremony and celebration for the Lassonde Studios building, the new home for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. The ceremony will be at the construction site by Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building (map). Contact us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.