Tuesday, May 3

Class Starter:  Utah Entrepreneur Challenge Winner

1045-uec-winner-simplecitizen_croppedA student startup from University of Utah won first place and the $40,000 grand prize at the annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge for their design of a new endotracheal tube that makes it easier for medical professionals to perform endotracheal intubation, a risky procedure necessary for reopening airways for patients unable to breathe on their own. Through the Cords  is a promotional video that describes the winning product.

Class Activity:  Watch and Blog about your favorite entries

Use headphones and view the top 20 videos from the U of U Lassonde Institute, 2016 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.  Write a blog post about one of the videos that you think is most effective and show’s a good business plan.  (30 points)