COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of Sept. 14

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 and other relevant economic news of the past week.


Area Development’s annual ranking of top states for business puts Utah in the lead in the Intermountain West, both in the overall category and in the category for cost of doing business. More here.


The Utah Economic Recovery Task Force invites business owners and executives, or senior leadership to provide feedback via a five-minute survey. Responses will help the Task Force understand how to best provide COVID-19 assistance to the local business community. All responses will be anonymous. Take the survey here.


$10,000 in prizes for the Start-Up Pitch to be held at the 2020 Utah Economic and Energy Summit, in partnership with Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and sponsored by Clarke Capital Partners. After a qualification round, three final contestants will speed pitch their ideas at the Summit to a panel of experts, including Gov. Herbert. More here.


Non-profits that have an impact in Utah County: EDCUtah investor Facebook announced the new cycle of their Community Action Grants program. For the first time, the Eagle Mountain Data Center will participate in the program. More here.





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