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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New UTC 2014 Engineering Survey Highlights Urgent Need For Additional Graduates In STEM

-Newest Data Shows Utah’s Need For STEM-Skilled Candidates is Growing Rapidly -

Utah’s need for STEM-oriented employees and graduates is growing rapidly and is dire according to the newest Computer Science/Engineering survey results from the Utah Technology Council (UTC). The full results of the 2014 survey are available now from UTC’s website, www.utahtechcouncil.org.

Utah must redouble its efforts to advance STEM education in order to answer this need and to keep our high-paying techno... read the complete article »

EveryoneSocial’s Mobile Application Enables Employee Advocacy on the Go

-The company’s mobile app, available for both Android and iOS mobile devices, makes it easier than ever for employees to become thought leaders and advocates of their companies’ respective brands -

EveryoneSocial (http://www.everyonesocial.com/), the leading platform for enabling employee advocacy, today announced its mobile application that enables employees to be mobile advocates for their respective brands via their mobile devices.

The company built its mobile application to make sharin... read the complete article »

Stryde Publishes List of Top Ten Must-have Tools for Content Marketers

Stryde is a Utah-based content marketing company that focuses on not just finding more customers, but in helping business connect with their customers in ways that are more productive and engaging. Stride recently published their list of the Top Ten Must-have Tools For Content Marketers to employ to better their business in 2015. Among those mentioned in the list are stalwarts Wordpress, Hootsuite and Google Analytics. New to the list is Utah-based content marketing platform Steptap, a f... read the complete article »

ITUS Med Introduces Patient Data Security App

-New ITUS Med Security Solution Provides End-to-End Encryption, maximum security of Patient Healthcare Information-

In a move to make the protection of patient data easier and more secure, ITUS Med (http://itus-med.com/home/) has launched a new compliance software solution to provide end-to-end encryption of patient healthcare information in an easy-to-use app.

The ITUS Med solution provides patients and healthcare facilities with maximum security for protected healthcare information that exte... read the complete article »

LDS Charities Contributes $200,000 to Rotary International to Help Eradicate Polio in Africa

Gerald Summerhays, Past Utah Rotary District Governor, reports that Rotary International is pleased to share that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints through LDS Charities recently provided a $200,000 contribution to the Rotary Polio Plus Foundation for polio eradication efforts in 2015.  These funds will be matched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation two to one and will be used to reach children in even the most inaccessible areas of Africa with the polio vaccine.

These gen

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The National Institute of Medical Aesthetics Named One Of Utah’s Best Companies To Work For In 2014

- The National Institute of Medical Aesthetics (NIMA) is dedicated to developing employees and helping them grow with the company -

The National Institute of Medical Aesthetics (NIMA) (www.nima.edu) announced today that they have been named one of Utah Business Magazine’s Best Companies To Work For in 2014. See the article on Best Companies to Work For in Utah Business Magazine here. The Best Companies To Work For awards honor companies that make work a place that employees look forward... read the complete article »