The economic impact of solar; Utah ranks 6th in the nation

03/01/2017
Once referred to as a form of “alternative” energy, solar power has become a mainstream energy resource in Utah and a soaring economic driver for the state, thanks to falling prices and environmentally-conscious businesses and residents who are concerned about energy independence and improving the state’s air quality. The Solar Energy Industry Association recently reported […]

USTAR Technology Acceleration Program grant application opens to start-ups, Monday

03/01/2017
The Utah Science Technology and Research initiative will open the second round of their Technology Acceleration Program for applications on Monday, February 27, 2017. Letters of intent, which are not required, are due March 13, 2017, and submissions close March 29, 2017. TAP is a competitive research grant program, designed for start-ups and early stage […]

Introducing the Skyline Challenge: A partnership with Salt Lake City

02/22/2017
When we think about Utah’s air quality challenges, we often focus on vehicle emissions, but don’t often consider the contribution our own homes and office buildings have to local air pollution. These contributors are called area sources. From 2008 to 2014, the Utah Division of Air Quality reported a 7% increase in area source contributions […]

Complying with U.S. export controls

02/21/2017
Join Salt Lake Community College, the Bureau of Industry and Security and the Utah District Export Council for a two-day, in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations. The program will cover what exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements, including: What items and activities are subject to the EAR Steps to […]

Utah Jazz and Qualtrics partner to revolutionize fan experience and analytics and accelerate efforts to eradicate cancer

02/17/2017
The Utah Jazz and Qualtrics announced a partnership where the world’s leading customer experience management software will become the team’s exclusive Fan Experience Insights and Analytics Partner. Qualtrics, a fast-growing tech unicorn based in Utah, will also be the team’s jersey patch partner in a first-of-its-kind partnership among North American professional sports teams. Rather than placing […]

InMoment’s Explore: Real-time exploration of customer conversations at your fingertips

02/14/2017
Customer comments contain some of the richest, most actionable insights of any data. The challenge comes in effectively analyzing and accessing those insights when and where you need them. InMoment’s Explore eliminates that challenge. Leveraging InMoment’s highly accurate, CX-tuned and real-time text analytics, Explore empowers business users to mine customer comments from any source—social, web […]

Red-hot growth of Numetric propelled by retail, transportation, education

02/14/2017
Numetric announced the company has grown by a factor of six in the past year alone, while its customer base continues to grow strongly. The company’s compelling vision—providing lightning fast and easy-to-use-business intelligence tools—is gaining traction. In the retail, transportation, and education industries, the young company’s recent investment in sales and marketing is bringing impressive results. […]

Research department takes EDCUtah to new heights

02/14/2017
While working on a new economic development plan, community leaders in the City of South Ogden needed help with a location quotient analysis and an economic overview of the city, so they turned to EDCUtah’s Research Department for assistance. EDCUtah Research Manager Matt Hilburn explains that a location quotient analysis (LQ) measures the concentration of employment […]

Utah Export Acceleration Grant now accepting applications

02/13/2017
Building on our efforts through the Global Cities Initiative and in partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co., WTC Utah is excited to announce the Utah Export Acceleration Grant. The EAG provides small to medium sized companies resources to help advance their international business plan. Grant Funds: Grant funds are eligible to be used for services and […]

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Check out Silicon Slopes’ latest feature on our Hall of Fame Inductee, Amy Rees Anderson! 

Photo Courtesy of Deseret News   “On the evening of November 10, REES Capital Managing Partner Amy Rees Anderson will be inducted to the UTC Hall of Fame alongside Pluralsight CEO Aaron Skonnard and Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne. At age 17, Anderson arrived in Utah as a BYU freshman. Armed with her first checkbook, she quickly bounced enough […]

Silicon Slopes Feature – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Is Coming To Utah

We are excited to announce that today marks the first of UTC’s Silicon Slopes Feature Series, where Silicon Slopes will give an inside scoop on all things Hall of Fame!  Check out their post below! Every year, one world-renowned tech CEO is chosen to speak at the Utah Technology Council’s Hall of Fame Gala, a celebration […]

Honoring our 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

We are excited to announce that we will induct three tech industry leaders into our Hall of Fame. Aaron Skonnard, Amy Rees Anderson and Patrick Byrne will be honored at the UTC Hall of Fame Celebration which will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on November 10, 2017. The […]