Tom Post, Former Managing Editor of Forbes Media, to Address the New Era of Journalism at Governor’s Economic Summit on April 17

-Attendees can submit questions to Post in advance, to #UtahSummit via Twitter-

What would you ask one of journalism’s most venerated editors and reporters if you had the chance? Attendees at the Governor’s Economic Summit in Salt Lake City will have the chance to do just that, as Thomas C. Post, Ph.D., former managing editor for Forbes Media, editor/producer for ABC World News Tonight, and general editor of Newsweek speaks on Friday, April 17, at 11:00 a.m. Post left Forbes in January 2... read the complete article »

Neutron Interactive Technologists Rico Cordova and Shaun Kruger To Present at Open West 2015, May 7-9

-Presentations Underscore Ongoing Commitment to Employee Development and Growing Presence as an Optimal Career Location for Emerging Engineers-

In a move that underscores its high technology talent (and its focus on community involvement), online marketer Neutron Interactive announced that two members of its technology team, Rico Cordova and Shaun Kruger, have been selected to present at the upcoming Open West Technology Conference in Orem, Utah, in May. Rico Cordova, Neutron’s Director of... read the complete article »

EY announces Neutron Interactive CEO and Cofounder Dan Caffee is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2015 Award finalist in the Utah Region

EY today announced that Dan Caffee, CEO and cofounder of Neutron Interactive is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Utah Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Dan Caffee was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on ... read the complete article »

Short-Term Lender ExtraFunds Launches $1 Million Investment Funding Campaign Through Crowdfunder.com

-Industry-leading loan servicing company seeks to expand business operations-

ExtraFunds, a loan servicing company within the short-term lending marketplace that has serviced over 42,000 consumer loans in five years, is seeking to raise at least $1 million through the Crowdfunder platform to dramatically expand business operations. The capital will be used for additional lead acquisition, marketing services, and expansion of its call center to support increased volume. Investors can ... read the complete article »

Howard Lindzon, Investor, Entrepreneur and Tech Expert to Address UTC Annual Members’ Meeting on April 22

-Popular Social Media Expert to Provide Perspective to Utah’s Enterprise Businesses and Entrepreneurs-

Popular investor, entrepreneur and technology expert Howard Lindzon will address Utah businesses at the 2015 Utah Technology Council Annual Members’ Meeting at Little America in downtown Salt Lake City at noon on April 22. The Annual Members’ Meeting runs from 11:00 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. with networking and company exhibits beginning at 11:00 a.m. The lunch meeting and awards ceremony ... read the complete article »

SnappConner PR Appoints A. Cory Maloy to EVP; Continues Expansion With 6 Strategic Hires in Q1 2015; Adds 11 Accounts

-Agency Repeats Record growth in 2014/2015-

Choosing from the most qualified talent from across the U.S., thought leadership and PR firm SnappConner PR (SnappConner) (http://snappconner.com/) has announced the promotion of A. Cory Maloy, agency executive since 2008, to Executive Vice President. The company has also continued its rapid expansion of 2014 with six additional senior executives who are leading the agency’s growing thought leadership, content, and image and branding programs in 201... read the complete article »

UTC Perfect in 2015 Utah Legislative Session – Engineering Initiative Receives $4.5 Million

-The organization was successful in all of its high-priority legislative items in 2015; Engineering Initiative will help ease Utah’s talent shortage and create a knowledge economy for companies looking to expand-

 The Utah Technology Council (UTC) (http://www.utahtech.org/) recently secured $4.5 million per year for Utah’s public universities through its lobbying efforts at the 2015 Utah legislative session. With a regional match from university presidents this becomes $9 million. The E... read the complete article »

Shout TV Launches Shout Social, Enabling Fans Worldwide to Play Its Popular Games Against Friends During Live Events

-Fans can join Shout’s virtual, global stadium in March during the world famous El Clásico soccer match as well as NCAA® Tournament events; Shout has users in all 196 Countries around the world-

Shout TV (Shout), a leading social media platform for sports fans, today announced the launch of its Shout Social application. The application allows fans to compete against their friends and other fans for prizes while they watch the March sporting events El Clásico and the NCAA® Tournament. I... read the complete article »

Co-investors Kennet Partners and Joe Wang Invest $17 million to Acquire Majority Ownership of Leading SAAS-based PRM Platform Provider TreeHouse Interactive

TreeHouse Interactive™, the technology leader in SaaS-based partner relationship management (PRM), announced today that Kennet Partners and co-investor Joe Wang have acquired majority ownership of the software company. Wang, who has already made his mark in the Utah high-tech community as president and CEO of local software powerhouse LANDesk Software, will lead the fast-growing PRM market leader as the new chairman and CEO. The company’s sole shareholders Craig Flynn and Erich Flynn will re... read the complete article »

Vivint Solar To Build New Corporate Headquarters in Utah’s Silicon Slopes

National Residential Solar Provider Breaks Ground on 163,000 Square Foot Building at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah

Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR), a leading provider of residential solar systems in the United States is breaking ground on the construction of a 163,000 square foot corporate headquarters in Lehi, Utah. The company currently employs nearly 1,000 Utah residents – approaching 3,000 nationwide – and continues to grow as a solar industry leader.

“We are proud to build our corporat

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