Amber Barron, a student at the U studying material sciences and engineering, has created the first completely biodegradable menstrual pad. She worked on this project with current team members Amelia Heiner and Aruna Dhungel and former team members Alicia Dibble, Sarai Patterson, Ashlea Patterson and Ben Bradford. Working with Professor Jeff Bates, the team first […]
Started by University of Utah MBA student Nana Ewusi-Emmim two years ago, NipaYe is a breastfeeding-help company focused on assisting mothers to produce milk for their babies. With help from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, she is developing a tool she hopes will be more comfortable and easier to use than what is currently on the […]
Watch our video featuring the final judging and awards event for the University of Utah Opportunity Quest business model executive summary competition for 2018-19. Learn more about the competition here: lassonde.utah.edu/oq
PreOv, a student startup developing a fertility monitoring technology that helps people with family planning, won first place and the $5,000 grand prize at the 2018-2019 University of Utah Opportunity Quest business-model, executive-summary competition today. Ten U teams advanced to the final judging and awards event. The competition is managed by students at the Lassonde […]
Watch this video playlist to learn about the top 10 teams in the University of Utah Opportunity Quest competition for 2018-19. Opportunity Quest is a statewide business model competition. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute hosts branch OQ competitions across the state at the University of Utah and partner universities. All participants are judged by industry […]
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute announced the top 10 teams today in the 2018-19 Opportunity Quest at the University of Utah. The teams are competing for $10,000 in prizes, including a $5,000 grand prize, in the business-model, executive-summary competition. The competition at the U is one of 11 Opportunity Quest competitions at colleges across the state. All the […]
Watch our video of the 2018 University of Utah Opportunity Quest competition at Lassonde Studios. Learn more at lassonde.utah.edu/oq.
KB Medical, a student startup developing a wound drain, was named the first-place winner and recipient of the $5,000 grand prize at the 2017-2018 University of Utah Opportunity Quest (OQ) business-model competition today. Ten collegiate teams advanced to the final judging and awards event. The competition is managed by students at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the […]
The first round of the 2017-2018 University of Utah Opportunity Quest is now complete, and the top 10 teams have been selected from 58 total applications. The top teams advance to the remaining rounds to compete for $10,000 in prizes. The finalist teams demonstrated their ability to propose a viable business model through their executive summary […]
Portal Power is a student startup creating a new way to combine a phone charging cable and backup battery. The two students behind the company launched the company after meeting as roommates at Lassonde Studios, a new entrepreneurial facility at the University of Utah. All students are welcome to live, create and launch there.