News: 2019

Brex (Project Exit) to Expand Utah’s FinTech Footprint

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) have announced that Brex, the financial technology company that helps emerging companies scale, will open its new location in the Salt Lake Valley,

EDCUtah Announces FY 19's Economic Development Successes and Award Winners

Dean Luikart, Carlos Braceras, and Salt Lake Community College Honored

Salt Lake Chamber, DWS, and EDCUtah Announce New Rural Development Initiative

The Salt Lake Chamber, Department of Workforce Services, and EDCUtah announced a new initiative called the Chamber Rural Workforce Network to help further Utah’s rural development at the Utah Rural Summit. 

More Millennials Call Utah Home Than Any Other State

Utah’s millennial population represents approximately 23 percent of the state (726,000 people). Roughly one in every four Utahns is a millennial―a  higher percentage than in any other state.

More New Salt Lake County Residents Come From Other Countries Than Other Counties

New Census estimates indicate more new Salt Lake County residents are coming from Asia and Latin America countries than many other counties in the state. 

Salt Lake City Is Poised To Be The Next Tech Hub

With a growing downtown, relatively low cost of living, and abundance of young professionals with tech degrees, is Salt Lake City poised to become the next big tech hub?

Packsize Leads the Way in Sustainable Packaging

Packsize, a one time EDCUtah project and custom package company, recently showcased its innovative solutions to address the rise of e-commerce. Packsize was an EDCUtah project in 2017. 

Five Questions for Duncan Aviation’s Bill Prochazka

An interview with Cheif operating officer, Bill Prochazka, of Duncan Aviation to talk about the company's expansion in Provo. 

Five Questions for GOED's Chanel Flores

Chanel Flores, IT and aerospace industry director for the Governor's Office of Economic Development sat down to talk about the recently released report on the tech industry in the state. 

As Utah's Economy Continues to Grow, Jobs Abound

July’s job numbers show Utah is currently experiencing its lowest unemployment rate since before the Great Recession.

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