News: 2017

Expert Opinion: Richard Nelson, Utah Technology Council

EDCUtah recently sat down with Richard Nelson, CEO of the Utah Technology Council (UTC). Nelson shared with us the success of the tech industry in Utah and some of the challenges his organization is working to overcome. (3 min. Video)

Investor Insight: CenterCal shares the keys to success for development in the Internet-driven era

EDCUtah recently spoke with Fred Bruning, CEO of CenterCal Properties, a company that specializes in “place-making” for communities, for a Q&A session.

Silicon Slopes Vs. Silicon Valley: Four Tech Unicorns, Thousands Of Startups, No Frenzy

Back in 2004, when Aaron Skonnard founded Farmington, Utah-based Pluralsight, an online tech education company, venture capital firms weren’t paying much attention to the Beehive State. So Skonnard and his cofounders bootstrapped the company. Times have changed. (4 min. read)

Event Summary: So. California Aerospace Campaign

EDCUtah recently returned from a Global Strategy and Outreach (GSO) campaign in Southern California which focused on the Aerospace and Defense Industry. (2 min. read)

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. 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)


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