16 10, 2013 Acquires Find A Grave, Inc.

2017-05-23T11:36:49-06:00 October 16th, 2013|

Provo — 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, and will [...]

16 10, 2013

Myriad Genetics Study Points to Importance of Genetic Testing

2014-12-08T13:44:38-06:00 October 16th, 2013|

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 Genetic Counselors [...]

14 10, 2013

Sports and Gamers Raise Traditional & Non Traditional Money

2017-05-23T11:36:49-06:00 October 14th, 2013|

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 lacrosse-loving video gamers and [...]

11 10, 2013

3 Things to Know About Investing in Healthcare Workplaces

2017-05-23T11:36:49-06:00 October 11th, 2013|

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 [...]

3 09, 2013

Can crowdfunding fill stock market’s ‘black hole’ for startups and small businesses?

2017-05-23T11:36:58-06:00 September 3rd, 2013|

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 entrepreneurs [...]

27 08, 2013

VC Industry Leaner and Stronger, Particularly in Utah

2014-12-08T13:45:33-06:00 August 27th, 2013|

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 Thursday at the [...]

22 08, 2012

SEC Offers JOBS Act Guidance on Changes to Exchange Act Registration and Deregistration

2017-05-23T11:36:58-06:00 August 22nd, 2012|

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 Section 12(g) or to suspend reporting [...]

30 04, 2012

Startup Processes and Creating Value through Repeat Purchases

2017-05-23T11:36:59-06:00 April 30th, 2012|

by Ron Mitchell In designing your startup processes, it is crucial to think about whether or not your product will encourage a repeat purchase. An item will showcase its value when it is purchased over and over again. These items usually contain at least one of the following traits. 1-­‐ is needed often, and must [...]

26 04, 2012

SEC Issues FAQs on Title I of the JOBS Act

2017-05-23T11:36:59-06:00 April 26th, 2012|

On April 16, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission published a third set of Frequently Asked Questions, or FAQs, providing guidance on interpreting the provisions of Title I of the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act). This portion of the JOBS Act covers, among other things, scaled disclosure requirements for Emerging Growth Companies, or [...]

6 04, 2012

JOBS Act Significantly Alters Federal Securities Laws

2017-05-23T11:36:59-06:00 April 6th, 2012|

On Thursday, April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act), a bipartisan bill designed to help companies go public, raise capital privately, and remain private longer. This alert provides a brief overview of some of the principal provisions of the JOBS Act. To read our full analysis of [...]