Utah’s Unicorns, How “Silicon Slopes” is Gaining Momentum

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It’s snowing this time of year along the Wasatch Front, a patch of connected cities spreading from Ogden to Provo, that some in Utah refer to as the “Silicon Slopes.” But this part of the Rockies isn’t just turning out large amounts of fluffy, white stuff, it also seems to be producing a strong herd of unicorns, or startups worth at least $1 billion on paper.