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


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

Utah Economic Incentives Explained

By Vance Checketts

There are multiple parties involved in obtaining economic incentives from the State of Utah when a business is relocating or expanding, but the most important is the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED). As you would expect, economic incentives are usually only granted when there is a significant economic benefit to the state. The majority … Read More