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BYU, U. of Utah in patent top 10

Y. heads the list in inventions reported, and Utah is 8th PROVO — Brigham Young University and the University of Utah both rank among the top 10 colleges nationwide at turning ideas into cash. By…

Spokane Region Economic plan for area to be created

Business leaders hope development plan will lead to federal grants About 10 years ago area business leaders put together a comprehensive strategic plan to help boost the economy. The effort had limited success. Tom Sowa…

In tech, small VC rounds here to stay

In the boom years, technology startups worried mostly about how much venture capital they could raise. Getting the next round of capital was considered a given, not a battle. Phil Sweeney Journal Staff Now tech…

Evaluations important managing tool

Feedback valuable to workers; can help company mobilize resources NEW YORK — It’s on your to-do list, and you’re going to get to it at some point. In the meantime, your employees are wondering when…

Big plans start with small rodents-McLaughlin Research Institute seeks to expand

What’s that expression? You have to swab out the mouse cages before you can soar with the eagles? Well, that’s the way it goes at McLaughlin Research Institute, anyway. By PETER JOHNSON Tribune Staff Writer…

A memo to jittery boards: Take your time

Martin Lipton has often found himself at the intersection of law and capitalism during a long career representing the nation’s largest corporations. Meetings have become too compressed and too brief, writes authority on corporate governance….

Rural growth long, hard work-Even with aid, local Idaho leaders key to development

SANDPOINT _ George Currier dreams of a hotel and convention center for St. Maries. But at the moment, he’d settle for an RV park in the town of 2,600. Becky Kramer Staff writer "Every day…

Wyoming Ponders Seed Capital, Tech Centers

The Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Interim Committee of the Wyoming state legislature heard testimony last week encouraging the creation of two new initiatives to expand Wyoming’s technology-based economic development efforts: a seed capital…

5 Keys To Creating Successful Strategic Alliances

Did you eat any fresh corn on the cob last weekend? Or cool down with a Frappacino? Sneezing from allergies this summer? Maybe you considered packing up the kids or grandkids and making a summer…

Tech summit in Colorado banks on Ellison

Owens hopes Oracle CEO will lift meeting Friday, July 19, 2002 – Colorado’s ailing technology economy could use a bit of encouragement these days. Gov. Bill Owens hopes people will find it in Larry Ellison….