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Utah ranks No. 1 for population growth this decade — adds nearly 400K new residents

“We added nearly 400,000 people this decade,” the equivalent of adding two cities the size of Salt Lake City

WeWork acquires Utah software startup Teem for a reported $100 million

It’s a meeting room booking system souped up with analytics tools to help companies figure out things like which rooms are being underutilized or when it’s time to purchase new tech for a conference room.

Utah’s Divvy gets $35 million for its free, real-time expense platform

The fresh injection of capital is notable given that Divvy launched its first product out of beta just six months ago.

How Utah’s startups are attracting tech talent from other states

"If Domo didn’t work out for whatever reason, [I felt] I could find another job really quickly and easily, with all these new businesses coming up,"

Utah Senate committee gives proposed $5M film incentive boost a rave review

Utah’s film industry is currently riding a boom time, with permits issued to film crews almost doubling from 2016 to 2017 and the state’s entire incentive budget getting tapped out just a couple of months...

11 government employees quit after election of first woman mayor in fundamentalist Mormon city

11 city employees resigned from their positions last week — and one of them cited his religious objections to working for a woman as a primary reason.

Utah governor to ask lawmakers for $22.5 million in tourism funding

As the 2018 Utah Legislature officially gets underway, Gov. Gary Herbert and others are pledging to grow one of the state’s top economic drivers — tourism.

Utah tech leaders say their industry is booming — but it needs more women, more diversity and more people to move here to fill jobs

The size of both the investment and the audience reflected the growing stature of Silicon Slopes, the nickname for the high-tech community in northern Utah and southern Salt Lake counties.

Utah Tech summit works to fill Outdoor Retailer void with titans of innovation, 10,000+ attendees

"The Silicon Slopes Tech Summit will become Utah’s replacement for Outdoor Retailer," said Clint Betts, Silicon Slopes executive director. "We expect 40,000-50,000 in the next three to five years."

Young Professionals Salt Lake City works to attract and retain talent to the City — not always an easy task with Utah’s perceived reputation

Utah companies now often turn to the the group for help reassuring prospective employees about the culture, Nwokoma said. Then, they introduce the new transplants to people via social and networking events.

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