Ballard Spahr Event Features Two Former U.S. Governors; Topics Include the Presidential Race, “Dark Money,” and New Regulations

By Ballard Spahr LLP

Ballard Spahr is hosting a “Government Relations Roadshow” featuring two former U.S. governors—Pennsylvania’s Edward G. Rendell and Arizona’s Janice K. Brewer—and a group of political and legal experts who will discuss campaign finance disclosure and “dark money,” the coming presidential race, and the evolving laws that govern political activity. The first stop on the roadshow, … Read More

Population Growing in the West

By Zions Bank

Each December, the U.S. Census Bureau provides its national and state population estimates for the year. According to data released last month, the United States population reached 321,418,820 by July 1, 2015, representing a year-over increase of 2,511,419, or a growth rate of 0.8 percent. Within that change, 1.36 million can be attributed to natural … Read More

The Adrenaline Rush Of CircusTrix

By Beehive Startups

Why do we crave adrenaline? Think of all the dumb things people do to feed that burning desire to feel adrenaline course through their veins, a river of white-hot electricity taking them higher than any drug or drink. We jump out of airplanes with nylon parachutes attached to our backs, trusting that they will deploy … Read More

ZIONS BANK CONSUMER ATTITUDE INDEX Utah — January 2016

By Zions Bank

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index (CAI) decreased 3.2 points to 105.7 in January. Slightly more negative perspectives about the present circumstances of the economy contributed to this decline, though present concerns were balanced by expectations for the future, which were more positive than they were last month. The CAI currently sits 7.7 points … Read More

Thousands Mourn Fallen UPD Officer Douglas Barney

By Whittney Evans | KUER 90.1

Unified Police Officer Douglas Barney was honored today for laying down his life in the line of duty. The funeral was held at the Maverik Center in West Valley City. Thousands of people including law enforcement from across the state and country paid respects to the 44-year-old police officer. Family and colleagues told stories of … Read More

A Conversation With Experticity CEO Tom Stockham

By Beehive Startups

On today’s show we sit down with Experticity CEO Tom Stockham. Tom is an OG of Utah tech. Since the early ‘90s he has been the leader of several industry-defining companies. His past roles include CEO of Ancestry.com, helping to make it one of the Internet’s largest and most successful consumer subscription businesses. Before Ancestry, … Read More

Combine these 4 tech cultures, and you win

By Venture Beat

I have always held a reverence for Silicon Valley as the global epicenter for innovation in technology. But greatness usually comes with tradeoffs, and Silicon Valley’s profound success naturally breeds a kind of provincialism as it relates to culture. It’s time to tear down the Valley’s walled garden and allow in a few outside ideas … Read More

Spotlight: John Richards, Godfather of Utah’s Startup Scene

By Able Lending, Inc.

Utah’s Wasatch Front corridor — or “Silicon Slopes” as locals call it — is home to 86 of the fastest-growing companies in America. In fact, Entrepreneur magazine recently ranked Utah as the #4 state for starting a business and #1 for entrepreneurs. Why all this growth? According to the magazine, “Utah entrepreneurs love to pay … Read More

America’s Next Boom Towns

By Forbes

Which cities have the best chance to prosper in the coming decade? The question is a complex one, and as the economy changes, so, too, will the best-positioned cities. To identify the cities most likely to boom over the next 10 years, we took the 53 largest metropolitan statistical areas in the country (those with … Read More

Full-Color 3D Printing Service Provider WhiteClouds Announces 3DplusMe Acquisition at CES 2016

By 3DPRINT.COM

While attending the Consumer Electronics Show 2016, Utah-based 3D printing services company WhiteClouds announced that they will be purchasing 3DplusMe, the branded 3D capture-to-print company responsible for the 3D printed likeness kiosks popping up in retail stores all over the country. 3DplusMe has ongoing licensing deals with some of the largest video game, entertainment and … Read More