Utah Student 25 Rides Again-BYU Attracts Sharks (Shark Tank)

US25_LogoAttracting sharks (Shark Tank) is a good thing at the 2015 Utah Student 25 gala held in rapidly growing Lehi at Thanksgiving Point’s Show Barn. Electricity fills the air here and the sharks circle in the warm waters of Utah student entrepreneurship. A who’s who of investors, partners, and aspiring business owners all converged here to seize a slice of the American dream.

2014 #1 company, Spencer ...

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USU, UofU & BYU – Give Roman a shot!!!! Maybe he’s the next Ziggy in NCAA football

Today’s Daily Herald article on Roman Wendelboe lays out a compelling story of an immigrant child seizing the American Dream to excel academically with dreams of the NCAA football gridiron. I pitched this story to the Herald after hearing of Roman’s Utah High School Hall of Fame induction a couple of months ago.  His story inspires me so.

‘Ziggy’ Ansah made us love him with his path from Africa through

BYU to the NFL. Unassuming, innocent, and driven by ...

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College Entrepreneurs Rock – even under water…

…And the judges say Underwater Audio is #1 among the Utah Student 25 entrepreneurs for 2013.  What Captain Nemo of Jules Verne’s 20k Leagues Under the Sea would have given for one of  these? More recently, I wonder how Michael Phelps would look jammin’ with this in the pool?

Underwater Audio takes iPod Shuffles from Apple and waterproofs them using a unique, proprietary process. Swimmers love how Underwater Audio’s waterproof iPod makes those boring laps fly by! In less than two ...

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Entrepreneurs React at Utah Student 25 – Shark Tank next!

At a grand affair at Salt Lake City’s Grand America hotel, the Utah Student 25 announced this week its 2012 winners, representing amazing student entrepreneurs from colleges and universities across the state of Utah. In its third year, the Utah Student 25 recognizes the achievements of student entrepreneurs, the innovative companies they founded and their contribution to the ...

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Entrepreneurs Everywhere!!! – Utah Student 25 Awards Gala

The air was electric at the Grand America ballroom filled wall-to-wall with around 300 well-dressed attendees at the 2nd annual Utah Student 25 Awards Gala in Salt Lake City this week. Utah Student 25 founding educator, entrepreneur, and angel investor thanks the growing list of sponsors jumping on the accelerating train that is Utah Student 25.

As a matter of ...

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BYU QB Battle overshadowed by Air Force Attack – Who has the edge?

Wow! What a disappointing Week 2. The Air Force brought in a disciplined attack executed with the precision of the Thunderbirds flying team.  In my own game to figure out which QB BYU should ultimately lean on, I would have chosen Riley Nelson, as did the coaching staff. However, Air Force had a laser guided approach to stopping both Nelson and Heaps–and the rest of BYU’s attack. Riley did score 2 more TD’s. So, its Riley 4 Heaps 0 in ...

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