LASSONDE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LASSONDE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) University of Utah donor’s first gold-mine bet hit the jackpot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57792104-78/lassonde-million-university-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57792104-78/lassonde-million-university-com.html.csp">University of Utah donor’s first gold-mine bet hit the jackpot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T12:44:13.899-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 12:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It all started with a two-by-three-inch box ad in the Reno Gazette that said, “Royalty for sale.” Pierre Lassonde and his partner would put up $2 million to buy that royalty for Gold Strike mine in Elko, spending everything they had hours before a competitor showed up with a check. “If I had not been there that morning, 9 o’clock, negotiated the deal, signed the deal, we would not have it,” Lassonde said Tuesday at the University of Utah. To date, that royalty has paid out more than $800 mill...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57792104@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:44:13 MDT Utah bakers open cupcake shop in Mumbai http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57562907-223/cupcake-heaven-business-erik.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57562907-223/cupcake-heaven-business-erik.html.csp">Utah bakers open cupcake shop in Mumbai</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T17:21:21.704-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Erik and Cori Larsen, owners of Heaven Cupcake in Salt Lake City, recently opened a cupcake shop in Mumbai, India, the first of five bakeries the couple plan to open this year in India. The Larsen’s opened Heaven Cupcake in 2010, while Erik was a student in the University of Utah and participating in the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute’s Foundry program. Not long after starting the business, the couple appeared on several episodes of the Food Network competition show, “Cupcake Wars.” While the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57562907@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:21:21 MDT