New Secured Research Center at the U Will Hold Trove of Federal Data

 The state's academic researchers will soon have significantly easier access to restricted-use federal data thanks to a new data center coming to the University of Utah next year.

Fox File #69 "Partners"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.

Congresswoman Mia Love to Spotlight Scientific and Economic Development Advancements in Utah

Congresswoman Mia Love will join leaders of Utah’s biomedical innovation community for a tour of Tolero Pharmaceuticals.

As Job Growth Soars, Utah Consistently Ranks in Top 5 States for Business

Several agencies have ranked Utah in the top five states to do business in 2018, a ranking that is well-demonstrated by the state’s exceptionally high job growth.

U.S. Hiring Cools Slightly in July, Unemployment Rate Falls

Nonfarm payrolls rose seasonally adjusted 157,000, unemployment rate 3.9%

Salt Lake City Lands a Top-25 Spot on CBRE's Annual "Scoring Tech Talent" Report

Salt Lake City ranked #22 on CBRE’s sixth-annual “Scoring Tech Talent” report, a comprehensive analysis which ranks 50 U.S. and Canadian markets according to their ability to attract and grow tech talent. 

Fox File #68 "Facebook's Renewable Power Projects"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.

Bay Area’s High Costs Drive Away Some Tech Firms

While the Bay Area still boasts the largest inflows of venture capital in the U.S. by a wide margin, some fledgling companies are steering away to hold down costs. Other, more established Bay Area startups are finding they can hire experienced engineers, not just customer-service or sales representatives, more quickly in less expensive markets like Denver, Salt Lake City and Atlanta. 

Office of Outdoor Recreation Awards $4 Million for Local Recreation Projects

The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation (OOR) has awarded more than $4 million in grant funding for more than 58 projects through its competitive grant program. The funds will create an estimated impact of $32.7 million statewide including grants, matching funds and private investment.

This Utah Startup Raised Two Funding Rounds And Tripled Its Valuation In Less Than 3 Months

Divvy, a maker of expenses-tracking software, had announced its Series A round in May, raising $10.5 million from a local venture capital firm, Pelion Ventures. But before Murray could even spend that money, his startup got an offer it couldn’t refuse. Divvy decided to raise again, this time a $35 million Series B led by Insight Venture Partners.


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