Dura Holdings in San Antonio Buys Utah-Based Moki Mobility


Dura Holdings, a new software company in San Antonio, recently announced the acquisition of Utah-based Moki Mobility, a software company. Moki Mobility, founded in 2011, is moving its operations from Lehi, Utah to San Antonio.

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Andrew McCubbins: An Entrepreneur Solving World Problems From Salt Lake City, Utah


Andrew McCubbins is an entrepreneur and a philanthropist who has started several successful multibillion-dollar businesses. His businesses range from marketing, Internet marketing, and medical software.

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Entrepreneurial events firm Summit Series acquires Utah’s Powder Mountain ski resort for $40m

The Next Web

About an hour’s drive from Salt Lake City, lies Utah’s Powder Mountain. In an interview with The New York Times, Mr. Bisnow said, “Instead of calling them and trying to get a meeting, I decided to convince them all to come to Utah with me.

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Austin Ranks Third in the Milken Institute’s List of Best Performing U.S. Cities


The greater San Francisco area claimed the top spot on the list, followed by Provo-Orem, Utah. Austin ranked third on Milken Institute’s list of 2020 Best Performing Cities. It ranked third last year as well.

Zoom Fatigue

Feld Thoughts

I’ve got it. Zoom Fatigue. But before I talk about that, thank you to everyone who emailed me about Brooks the Wonder Dog. He has a Canine Meningioma which we will treat with radiation therapy at CSU.

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Universities Making Money from Licensing Technology | Inside Higher Ed

Campus Entrepreneurship

20, University of Utah press release based on the survey: “ U of Utah: No. American Exceptionalism Campus as Market Campus Eco-System entrepreneurship policy Research Technology Transfer AUTM Gene Quinn IPWatchdog Sam Petulla technology commercialization technology transfer University of UtahGood piece by Sam Petulla highlighting the recent Association of University Technology Managers survey on technology commercialization at select universities in America.

Does Your Small Business Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance?


These include Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah. by Veronica Baxter. Perhaps.

Making Elections Resilient Against Pandemics

David Cohen

Included were a former Director at the NSA, a County Clerk in Utah, a State Election Director in Oregon, and the first woman state treasurer and a former nominee for Governor in Massachusetts. Conversation: Making Elections Resilient Against Pandemics.

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Three Common Expense Tracking Mistakes


He graduated from the University of Utah with Honors in 1994 with a BA in Accounting and earned his MACC from Southern Utah University in 1995. He is a licensed CPA in the State of Utah. by William Olsen, CPA, Co-founder and VP of Product Development at Deductr.

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The 5 Best States In America For New Business


Utah has long been recognized as a great place to start a business. Utah has a growing economy and low unemployment. Utah businesses benefit from low corporate taxes, business friendly regulations and energy costs 29 percent lower than the national average. by Lewis Robinson.

The 47th (-46) International Business Model Competition

Steve Blank

Utah may be known for many things, but who would have thought that Utah, and particularly Brigham Young University (BYU), would be participating in the transformation of entrepreneurship? I spent last weekend in Utah at BYU as a guest of Professor Nathan Furr , (a former Ph.D.

Quickly Unpacking SAP’s $8B Acquisition Of Qualtrics


There are plenty of well-deserved articles by Axios and Forbes and tweets of praise for Qualtrics (must read Utah-based VC Bryce Roberts’ storm here ), which you can and should read. By all accounts, the Utah-HQ’d company did everything the right way, was an overnight success 16 years in the making, and only raised venture capital as a growth company after years of bootstrapping. Qualtrics recently filed to go public. Last night, SAP bought the company before it could IPO.

Looking Beyond the Mark

Bryce Dot VC

At some point in these meetings, the person I’m speaking to tends to frustratingly say something along the lines of “we need a startup community here in Utah” or “why don’t we have more of a startup community here in Utah”? Funny thing about Utah today is that it has very few of these ingredients. Yet never, in the 15 years that I’ve been participating in the Utah startup community I have never seen so much momentum.

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How Businesses Can Promote A Green Workplace


Scott Cramer is President of Go Solar Group, one of the best solar companies in Utah. by Scott Cramer, President of Go Solar Group. Many companies want to create a healthy work environment. The beauty of creating a green workplace, however, is that it promotes long term health.

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4 Common Paperless Mistakes Business Make


Matt Peterson is the CEO of Lehi, Utah based eFileCabinet , Inc. By Matt Peterson, President & CEO of eFileCabinet. At this point most businesses are aware that making the shift to paperless is necessary, but many are going about it all wrong.

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Neff Headwear Makes Headway In Fashion And Culture


Neff later moved to Utah to attend college at Brigham Young University , where his entrepreneurial adventure really took off.

Mapping The Haystack Portfolio Across The United States


” chants will come from the Twitter Peanut Gallery, and many VCs do — there are outcomes like Duo in Michigan, Qualtrics in Utah, or Atlassian in Australia. Hello. It has been a while since I’ve posted here, nearly 3 months.

Can You Trust Google Reviews? Here’s How To Spot (And Deal With) Fake Google Reviews


Jessi Duffin is the Director of Creative Operations for Big Leap , a Digital Marketing Agency located in Lehi, Utah. by Jessi Duffin, Director of Creative Operations for Big Leap.

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Startups – Beware The Changing Palo Alto Investment Model


As well as hubs of tech innovation springing up all over the United States – locations in Utah and Colorado, for example – the world is also getting behind tech. by Germán Montoya is the Chief Strategy and Creative Officer at Rokk3r Labs. Venture Capitalism is changing.

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[Review] Roadside MBA


Garff Chair in Business Administration and is Professor of Finance at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of B usiness.

Talented Women: Please Do Not Quit.


Jana now has over 70 full-time employees, most of them based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Jana says, “For me it is very rewarding to know that the situation I dreamed of for myself is being provided for so many moms in Utah who would not have a job if they were not working here.”.

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The Huge (And Very Small) Frontier For Venture Dollars


He also has served on the Board of Directors of the Lassonde New Venture Development Center at the University of Utah. by Scott Petty, co-founder of Signal Peak Ventures. When you think of the next big thing in venture funding, the corner store or local mechanic isn’t what comes to mind.

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How Do Your Benefits Compare To The World’s Highest-Rated Consulting Agencies?


Her writing has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Thrive Global, Huffington Post and in daily newspapers throughout Utah and California. by Jennifer Durrant, publisher of Sourced Media Books.

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How “False Expertise” Can Damage Your Business—and How to Protect It


Because of those biases, explains University of Utah Professor Bryan Bonner, we focus on “ proxies of expertise ” rather than expertise itself. There are other strategies, too, such as one put forth by Utah’s Bonner: Anonymize ideation.

Entrepreneurship for the 99%

Steve Blank

Alex, vice provost for Innovation & Economic Development at Weber State University in Utah and completing his first year of teaching entrepreneurship.

3 Tips to Protect Your Business

Rembrandt Communications

And, per Andy Martines of Legal Heat, “we just introduced a new, women’s concealed carry class and we are piloting it with free classes at local, Sportsman’s Warehouse stores in Utah and Arizona. (As seen on Little PINK Book). Look forward to happiness and health in the years ahead.

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How Much You Can Save With Document Management Software


Benoy Tamang is the CEO of Lehi, Utah based eFileCabinet, Inc. By Benoy Tamang, CEO of eFileCabinet. Are you looking to save money for your business? There are several ways you can go about saving money, but one of the best and easiest is to use document management software (DMS).

10 Storytelling Festivals You Must Attend in 2016


The festivities take place in Timpanogos, Orem (Utah), from August 31 to September 3. #4 We are storytelling animals. And so, before you ask yourself what can storytelling offer to your business, think back on what you engage with as a person.

Let me begin by saying I’m no Oprah. This was the first.

Bryce Dot VC

In Part 1 , embedded above, we set the stage for our conversation an dive into why he hasn’t invested in Utah bases companies as well as his perspective on what makes the Bay Area work in contrast to other regions. Let me begin by saying I’m no Oprah.

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Stand Out With Brevity


Her clients have included members of the Utah Jazz, the U.S. By Beth Noymer Levine, author of “ Jock Talk: 5 Communication Principles for Leaders as Exemplified by Legends of the Sports World “ When was the last time you or someone you know complained because a speaker was brief?

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Skyrocket Productivity with Xebec

Austin Startup

To get even more specific, a Utah study found that dual monitors increased productivity by 44% when completing text tasks and by 29% when completing spreadsheet tasks. In today’s society, we are all seeking more of the same resource: TIME.

Strip Mining the Valley

Bryce Dot VC

I’ve been back in Utah now almost 3 years, so maybe that’s changed. If you just read the popular tech press this week you’d have been bombarded with sensational tales of flush founders in Ferraris and others bringing parody to life with extravagant networking events hosted under the lights of the major leagues. The press loves the stories of techie playboys, straight out of central casting, living fast and loose aboard the crazy train to Disruption town.

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The Future of Entrepreneurship Hinges on Bringing People and Tech Together


The institute started its flagship events — two annual excursions to Powder Mountain in Eden, Utah — four years ago. As any business leader could tell you, conferences are big business.

Episode 17: Profitable Tax Deductions With John Thomas

Mike Michalowicz

When he isn’t helping independent business owners save time and money, he enjoys running, hiking and cycling in the beautiful outdoors of Utah. When he isn’t helping independent business owners save time and money, he enjoys running, hiking and cycling in the beautiful outdoors of Utah.

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Six Rebellious Beliefs That Can Change The Workplace


For example, BambooHR , a software development company based in Utah, has an anti-workaholic policy.

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10 Best Cities in the United States for Startups and Entrepreneurs (2018)

crowdSPRING Blog

Utah’s entrepreneur-friendly culture is well known, but even with that considered there is still something noteworthy going on in the Beehive State, especially in Provo. Silicon Valley has dominated the U.S. startup ecosystem for many decades.

Entrepreneurs gather in Eden for the first Summit Outside

The Next Web

Half the folks are headed to Utah while the other half are looking for an ice cream truck.”. It was the first major event held in Eden, Utah since the 45-person team purchased Powder Mountain for $40 million earlier this year.

5 (Sarcastic) Truths About Entrepreneurship That No One Will Tell You

Up and Running

Joel Nielsen is the founder of MediaShark, LLC in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Nielsen recently completed his Six Sigma Certification through the University of Utah and has been a guest speaker to both National and International audiences.

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Welcome To The Fall Semester

Feld Thoughts

I’m running a marathon in Utah (St. I love this time of year. I get up at 5am, catch up on email (holy s**t – is it already 6:37?), write a blog post, go for a run, and then have a completely jam packed day full of working with amazing people. Some days are awesome, some days have crushing challenges, all of them are stimulating. For as long as I can remember, I’ve run incredibly hot from Labor Day through Thanksgiving.

Why Startups Should Pay Attention to Herman Cain’s 9-9-9

Both Sides of the Table

Huntsman was formerly the governor of Utah and the US Ambassador to China. This is intended to be an apolitical post so if you want to get into a political debate in the comments you’re missing the point. Herman Cain. He’s sorta lovable.

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Who Dares Wins – The 2nd Annual International Business Model Competition

Steve Blank

Alexander Osterwalder and I spent last week in Salt Lake City, Utah as judges at the 2 nd Annual International Business Model Competition , hosted by Professor Nathan Furr , and his team at the BYU Center for Entrepreneurship.

Back To Basics: Document Management Best Practices


Matt Peterson is the CEO of Lehi, Utah-based eFileCabinet , Inc. from Matt Peterson, President and CEO of eFileCabinet.

Perfectly Executed Crowdfunding Campaign

Growthink Blog

It turns out that Jeremy Smith from Provo, Utah, not only followed these 14 steps to a "t", but really perfected them. In my Crowdfunding Formula program , I teach the 14 steps you must follow to successfully raise money from Crowdfunding.