Compete for $100,000 in the 2019-20 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2019-20 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is now open. The statewide business-model competition is open to all college students in Utah. Teams compete for $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a […]

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NALZA: Handcrafted and Innovative Skating Gear

Exploring the culture and advancement of the fastest sport on ice, NALZA is dedicated to the production of premium handcrafted skating gear. With the combination of functionality, durability and premium design, NALZA is modernizing and changing the speed skating market. The co-founders of NALZA are J.R. Celski, an Olympic medalist and entrepreneur student at the […]

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SHERO Close to Manufacturing Biodegradable Feminine Pads

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 […]

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Photo Album: 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Here’s a photo album the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge Final Awards & Showcase event . The event featured the top 20 teams from colleges across Utah competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes. Thanks to everyone who competed and attended and sponsor Zions Bank. Learn more about the winners and the competition here: https://lassonde.utah.edu/thrive-smart-systems-wins-40000-prize-at-2019-utah-entrepreneur-challenge/

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Thrive Smart Systems Wins $40,000 Prize at 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Thrive Smart Systems – a completely wireless sprinkling system that is reliable, environmentally friendly and affordable – took home the $40,000 grand prize and the first-place title at the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah today. The event featured the best collegiate entrepreneurs in Utah competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes. […]

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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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Top 20 Announced in 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC), the state’s largest collegiate entrepreneur competition, announced the top 20 teams for 2019 today. Hundreds of students from colleges across the state entered the business-model competition. The teams are competing for over $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize. The winners will be determined at a final […]

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