Here's Where You're Most Likely to Randomly Run Into a Unicorn in the US

Where’s the best place to start a startup? TechCrunch looks at where the unicorns are (spoiler, Utah has the 5th most), and what makes a great ecosystem for startups.  (4 min. read)

Utah Flight Programs Increase Fleets, Partner with Airlines to Meet 'Insatiable' Demand for Pilots

Utah universities and flight programs respond to the growing demand for pilot training, with the industry needing 617,000 commercial airline pilots by 2035. (4 min. read)

Utah Among Top 5 States Where College is Underpriced Relative to the Nation

Based on the national average of college tuition, with prices adjusted for cost-of-living, Utah is $2,447 less than the national average. Read more about what goes into these cost differences. (3 min. read)

Fox File #13 "Research, Research, Research Part II"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley. Why EDCUtah plans to create an Arts and Entertainment Industry Profile and a recap from our Quarterly Investor Update. (2 min. read)

Call for Nominations- EDCUtah Annual Leadership in Economic Development Awards

Read here to learn more about the awards and past winners. Please submit nominations for this year's award winners by August 1st. (2 min. read)

Tech Hiring Could Be a Challenge for Second Half of 2017

Twenty-one percent of U.S. CIOs plan to add full-time technology professionals to their teams in the second half of 2017, but finding the right talent could be a struggle, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trends Report. (2 min. read)

Utah Maintains AAA Credit Rating from All Major Rating Agencies

Utah one of 10 states to receive a AAA rating from all three rating agencies. (2 min. read)

Utah Named #10 Among Best Places to Live

U.S. News analyzed the 100 most populous metro areas to find the best places to live. To make the top of the list, a place had to have good value, be a desirable place to live, have a strong job market and a high quality of life. (2 min. read)

Fox File #12 "Research, Research, Research"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley. Research team completes a successful survey of existing businesses in Salt Lake City.  (2 min. read)

Utah Ranked #3 Best Economy

U.S. economic growth depends heavily on the performance of individual states. But some contribute more than others.​ WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 27 key indicators of economic performance and strength. (2 min. read)


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