The founder of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Pierre Lassonde, has 10 rules of life he follows. Find them below. He offered these rules during his commencement address in 2006, when he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Utah. Lassonde attended the University of Utah with his late wife, Claudette, and received his MBA […]
Thanks for celebrating our 20th anniversary with us! Watch this video for highlights from our 20th Anniversary Party & Marketplace on May 4, 2022. During the 2021-22 academic year, we celebrated everything we have accomplished and our top-10 program we first launched in 2001. During the year, we welcomed everyone to commemorate this milestone […]
This year, the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary and everything it has accomplished. In that time, it has gone from an idea to a nationally ranked top-10 program that works with thousands of students and hundreds of student startup teams every year. While a lot has changed since the […]
Our founder, Pierre Lassonde, and three of our student entrepreneurs appeared on the “U Rising” podcast recently. The regular podcast is hosted by President Ruth Watkins and features top trends and innovations at the U. Joining Mr. Lassonde on the podcast were student entrepreneurs Austin Birch, William Pepper, and Tiff Polmateer. The group talked about […]
After 35 years leading Franco-Nevada, Pierre Lassonde – the founder of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business – retired from the company when he stepped down as chairman of the board earlier this month. The milestone concluded an epic career with the company he cofounded in 1985 […]
Our dedication and open house for Lassonde Studios was a big success! Thanks to everyone who attended and those who made this amazing project possible. See what you missed or live the experience again by browsing our new photo album from the event.
Watch our founder Pierre Lassonde‘s keynote address at the 2016 Governor’s Utah Economic Summit. In this speech, you’ll learn Lassonde’s 10 rules for business and more. Learn more about the Utah Economic Summit here: lassonde.utah.edu/pierre-lassonde-to-keynote-utah-economic-summit/.