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The 31st Annual Investors Choice® Venture Capital Conference Now Accepting Applications
Salt Lake City, Utah- On February 12th, the 31st Annual Investors Choice® Venture Capital Conference will take place in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains, at the Zermatt Resort & Spa in Midway, Utah.
The Investors [...]
Peak Ventures, a seed-stage investment company, today announced it was the lead investor on an $800,000 seed round to Provo-based Studio, a mobile social design platform that allows users to create and share designs. Also participating in the round were CrunchFund, SV Angel and Kickstart Seed Fund.
“Studio will do for design what blogs have d [...]
Provo — Ancestry.com LLC has acquired Find A Grave, Inc., an online cemetery database. Find A Grave has more than 100 million memorials and 75 million photos.
For 18 years it has been a resource for genealogists, history buffs and cemetery preservationists. Find A Grave will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Ancestry.com, and will continue [...]
Salt Lake City — Myriad Genetics, Inc. is set to present data showing the high prevalence and overlap between hereditary colon cancer and hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in patients previously diagnosed with endometrial and ovarian cancer. Myriad is presenting this data and another hereditary cancer study at the 2013 National Society of [...]
Video gamers, entrepreneurs, and lacrosse enthusiasts have reason to rejoice together. Carlo Sunseri, together with Big Ant Studios, has a realistic video game for lacrosse underway. This project is created for the Xbox 360 and the Playstation3 consoles. This game, called “Lacrosse ’14,” hopes to take the wide open market of [...]
The healthcare industry is changing. With the passing of the Affordable Care Act, there are a lot of new aspects to healthcare, such as the online government exchange not being allowed to turn people away. Hospitals also now have an Accountable Care Organization, which specializes in making sure patients get the care they need for an affordab [...]
By J.D. Harrison
Once a springboard for promising young firms, experts say the stock market largely stopped working for start-ups and small companies more than a decade ago, leaving what one investor calls a “black hole” in the business growth process.
Some believe looming changes to the nation’s financing and securities laws could help entre [...]
By Heather Stewart
The U.S. venture capital industry is undergoing some dramatic changes. There are fewer venture capital firms, and those firms have fewer people. But the firms left standing are strong, well capitalized and looking for good deals, according to Mark Heesen, president of the National Venture Capital Association.
Heesen spoke T [...]
On April 11, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission published a second set of Frequently Asked Questions, or FAQs, providing guidance on the implementation and application of the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act). The FAQs specifically address questions relating to the registration and deregistration of securities under Se [...]
“I attended your conference for the first time. I was impressed with the organization, the preparation levels of the presenting companies and the environment that your group created. I hope to be able to participate again soon. I will certainly encourage our companies to get involved with your “Mentoring Process” when the t [...]