Utah Venture News

Announcing New Board Members

VentureCaptital.Org Announces New Board Members Tara Spalding and Adam Smith! VentureCapital.Org is pleased to announce our two newest members, Tara Spalding and R. Adam Smith, to our board of fifteen. Tara Spalding is the president and founder of Hen House Ventures. Hen House creates, implements and validates successful go-to-market programs for technology companies [...]

Startup capital for startup businesses

  href="https://venturecapital.org/"> Not all startups can raise capital. That's where the EDRLF comes in. This fund is meant to supply loans to high-tech and manufacturing businesses that have been turned down for traditional bank loans.* Up to a $400,000 loan amount is available, with competitive terms and rates. You need money, and we have it! As [...]

4 Utah Unicorns Make The List

According to CB Insights, Utah has 4 Unicorns (private venture backed companies worth over $1billion). They are in order from largest to smallest: 1. Domo 2. Insidesales.com 3. Qualtrics 4. Plurasight Congratulations to these companies’ great teams and the investors who backed them.     href="https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/unicorn-power-law/?utm_content=buffer04336&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer" target="_blank">...READ THE ARTICLE

Gameit scores $1.6M to turn mobile ads into a game-playing marketplace

As many as 82 percent of online users ignore ads. One new startup sees that as an opportunity to make mobile ads the game-based front door to shopping. Salt Lake City-based Gameit is announcing today it has landed $1.6 million in seed funding, and is formally moving its game/ad/shopping platform from beta to release. Users [...]

Utah Tops States Ranked Best for Business

Originally posted on MillionaireCorner.com | href="http://millionairecorner.com/Content_Author/Liebenson-Donald.aspx" target="_blank">By Donald Liebenson If you want the best pizza, go to Chicago. Autumn leaves; New Hampshire is pretty breathtaking. Most pleasant weather; Los Angeles and San Diego arguably get the nod. But if you’re looking for a place to start and grow a business, you might consider Utah. href="http://millionairecorner.com/Content_Free/best-states-for-business.aspx" [...]