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Startups: A Strength to Utah's Economy

It all began in 1979 in Provo when Novell was founded as a maker of computers and disk operating systems. With Novell laying the foundation, Utah’s environment would soon foster future startup opportunities. (3 min. read)

SLC Named #1 City Where Young People Want to Be

Buyers under 36 now make up the biggest chunk of Americans buying homes. Realtor.com analyzed the 60 largest cities in the U.S. and Salt Lake City ranks #1. (3 min. read)

Fox File #1 "The New Us"

"EDCUtah 3.0” is in full swing. The new “us” is an evolution of our business model to serve you and the State of Utah better. As part of this evolution, we are re-dedicating ourselves to providing relevant and digestible information. We updated our newsletter and launched a new website, all in an effort to reach you more effectively. 

Cache Valley - Utah's Other Innovation Hub

Cache Valley is no longer just farm county, it has become a business innovation hub. We recently took a trip up north to meet with some of the innovative companies that call Cache Valley home. (3 min. read)

EDCUtah to Leverage Buxton’s SCOUT Platform

In an effort to be more data driven, EDCUtah has partnered with Buxton for the use of top-of-the-line data and analytics aimed to help Utah communities be more effective with their economic development efforts.  (2 min. read)

How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive

Read about what Utah is doing to keep the American dream of moving from poverty to wealth alive. (10 min. read)

Salt Lake City Ranked #1 Among Cities Poised to Become Tomorrow's Tech Meccas

Forbes recently ranked Salt Lake City (and the Wasatch Front) as the best city poised to become tomorrow's tech mecca. (2 min. read)

Two Utah Cities Voted Best in America for "Successful Aging"

Milken Institute recently ranked  America's best large and small cities and Utah is at the top once again. (1 min. read)

Brad Baird, EDCUtah's 'Loaned Executive,' to Retire

When Brad Baird joined EDCUtah in 2004, he was the seventh loaned executive from Questar Corporation to put on an economic development hat. (2 min. read)

Why Silicon Valley techies flee to Utah

Silicon Slopes is often an attractive relocation spot for techies because of Utah's low cost of living, family-friendly and clean environment, and gorgeous mountain views. (2 min. read)

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