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Why the Silicon Slopes Are Just Warming Up – INC Magazine

May 19 2017 - 8:29 am
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In case you’ve missed it: Utah is one of the top places to be for impactful work over the next few decades. In the quiet urban areas of Salt Lake City, Provo, and Ogden, business has been booming. And not just any regular type of business: the entire advanced and entrepreneurial sectors have been exploding over…


Varo Money to Open Utah Office

May 11 2017 - 1:10 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Aaron Valentine Varo Money Operations 801-725-0965 aaron.valentine@varomoney.com Varo Money to Open Utah Office SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2017)—Varo Money and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the financial technology company will expand to Utah, planning to add several…


EP Systems Selects Cache County for Manufacturing Site

May 11 2017 - 12:20 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Nathan Millecam President & CEO 480-416-2624 Nathan.millecam@ep-sys.net EP Systems Selects Cache County for Manufacturing Site SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2017)—Electronic Power (EP) Systems and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the aerospace battery manufacturing company will expand to…


Litehouse to Expand Manufacturing in Southern Utah

May 11 2017 - 12:20 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Morgan Mittie Litehouse 208-920-2070 mmittie@litehouseinc.com Litehouse to Expand Manufacturing in Southern Utah SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced that Litehouse Inc. will expand its manufacturing operations in Hurricane, adding up to 165 jobs to…


Utah Schools Receive Official State STEM Designation

May 08 2017 - 10:03 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted Marketing Communications Specialist STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov Utah Schools Receive Official State STEM Designation SALT LAKE CITY (May 8, 2017)—The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Friday approved eight public schools for the Utah STEM School Designation. This is the second group of schools to be…


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Playing to Your Strengths: A Conversation with Jennifer Junkin

April 21 2017 - 1:31 pm

Here is the latest in the series of conversations with inspirational Utah women in business. GOED’s Jessica Jerome is our latest correspondent speaking to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. These women share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent…


STEM Innovation Award Recipients Announced

April 19 2017 - 10:55 am
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*attached contains the following: Click here for photos. News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, Marketing Communications Specialist STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov STEM Innovation Award Recipients Announced SALT LAKE CITY (April 19, 2017) – The STEM Action Center will hold its third annual STEM Innovation Awards in partnership with Utah Technology Council as part…


Best Small Cities to Start a Business – WalletHub

April 18 2017 - 1:45 pm
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Utah has 5 cities in the top 30! Size matters when choosing a city in which to launch a startup. As many veteran entrepreneurs — and failed startups — understand well, bigger is not always better. A city with a smaller population can offer a greater chance of success, depending on an entrepreneur’s type of…


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Larry H. Miller Group, Liberty Mountain CEO Recognized at Economic Summit

April 14 2017 - 4:00 pm
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Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Utah Economic Summit partners recognized two outstanding contributors to Utah’s business community. The Larry H. Miller Group received the Company of the Year award, and Gary Heward, president and CEO of Liberty Mountain, was recognized as Individual of the Year. “These individuals and businesses in our communities contribute to…


Collective Medical Technologies to Expand in Utah

April 13 2017 - 11:57 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Mary Blair Collective Medical Technologies mary.blair@collectivemedicaltech.com Collective Medical Technologies to Expand in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (April 13, 2017)—Collective Medical Technologies, Inc. (CMT) and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the Salt Lake City-based health technology company will expand…