News: August 2017

These 9 U.S. Universities Graduate the Most Billion-Dollar Company Founders

Brigham Young University ranks among the top 9 universities that have graduated the most billion-dollar companies. Data was collected from VP Profiles, Crunchbase, and TechCrunch. (2 min. read)

Women Tech Council Announces Keynote Speaker for 10th Annual Women Tech Awards

Safra Catz, CEO of Oracle, will be the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Women Tech Awards, an event to recognize technology-focused women driving innovation, impacting technology companies, creating new technologies and inspiring the technology community. (2 min. read)

25k Jobs Tour Continues in Washington & Iron County

A write up from St. Geroge News about the 25k jobs tour as it continued through Washington County and Iron County. (2 min. read)

Why Jobs Come to Provo, Then Leave to Go Elsewhere

For economic development directors like Provo‘s Dixon Holmes, it’s all about knowing what businesses want and if Provo has something to offer them. (3 min. read)


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