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1 Million Cups

Salt Lake City
Advocacy Group
1 Million Cups (1MC) communities across the nation aim to present an inclusive and supportive front door to their local entrepreneurial ecosystem by connecting aspiring entrepreneurs to the resources they…

42 Ventures

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
42 Ventures is a “venture builder and investor.” Founded in Utah in 2006, everyone in a leadership position at 42v has successfully started and grown their own businesses. Now, instead…

Alta Global Ventures

Lehi
Private Funding
Alta Global Ventures supports passionate entrepreneurs from the top ecosystems around the world. They work closely with founders to expand internationally and grow companies into the global iconic companies of…

Altitude Lab

Salt Lake City
Incubators & Accelerators
With a focus on life sciences, Altitude Lab is the result of a collaboration between Recursion and the University of Utah’s PIVOT Center. The Lab invests in founders who will…

Alturas

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Boise
Alturas is an investment firm operating companies dealing in software, construction, real estate, and health and fitness. Their market focus varies by industry, with Utah entrepreneurs primarily in real estate…

APEX Accelerator

Salt Lake City
Government
Utah’s APEX Accelerator helps Utah businesses find, bid, and win procurement opportunities with Department of Defense (DoD) federal, state, and local entities. Through one-on-one and group counseling, the APEX team…

Aries Capital Partners

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Widely known as the investment firm that helped launch Chatbooks, Aries Capital Partners provides capital to passionate entrepreneurs. While the firm does not limit investments to specific industries, they do…

Atua Ventures

Private Funding
Orem
Atua Ventures is an Orem, Utah-based technology-driven investment firm. Formally known as Atomic Ventures, Atua has worked over the last 30 years to build just as many disruptive tech companies.…

Banyan Growth Partners

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Operators, executives, and investors make up the Banyan Growth Partners’ team. Founded in 2003, the firm has spent the last two decades building high-value Utah companies. Banyan partners with micro-cap…

Beehive Venture Partners

Lehi
Incubators & Accelerators
Beehive Venture Partners is both a venture capital firm and angel syndicate focused on funding Utah tech startups. “The Beehive Accelerator” is one of BVP’s primary offerings, a 10-week program…

Bench to Bedside

Education
Statewide
Competition
Utah’s premier health care innovation competition, the Bench to Bedside (B2B) program offers students from all backgrounds the opportunity to learn from health care professionals about the problems facing day-to-day…

BioHive

Advocacy Group
Statewide
BioHive is a non-profit, public-private partnership that harnesses the power of community to advance impact driven solutions for the good of Utah’s life sciences and healthcare innovation industry – BioHive…

BioInnovations Gateway

Education
Salt Lake City
BioInnovations is an academic training ground where early-stage life science and natural products companies sustain a competitive edge by sharing state-of-the-art space, equipment, services, and talent in a cost-effective manner…

BioUtah

Salt Lake City
Nonprofit
Motivated by Utah’s rapidly growing life sciences industry, BioUtah is an independent nonprofit organization whose focus is fostering collaboration, promoting innovation and accelerating healthcare advances to both save lives and…

Business Resource Center (at Davis Technical College)

Education
Business Center
Kaysville
The Business Resource Center (BRC) is a comprehensive hub for diverse resources invaluable to entrepreneurs, businesses, and aspiring professionals. The BRC houses the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The SBDC…

Campus Founders Fund

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
The Campus Founders Fund is a student-run venture fund that’s focused on funding and empowering student entrepreneurs. Since its founding in 2014, the Fund had only invested in students at…

Capital Eleven

Private Funding
Boise
This Boise, Idaho investment firm’s slogan is “Investing with a purpose.” While they specialize in startups within the private equity, early-stage venture capital and real estate development industries, Capital Eleven…

Cedar City Business & Innovation Center

Business Center
Cedar City
The Business and Innovation Center grew from a desire to help start and grow local businesses. The Innovation Center actively supports and promotes business creation, growth and retention through education,…

Center for Medical Innovation (at University of Utah)

Education
Salt Lake City
A collaborative effort among the University of Utah’s leaders in health, business, engineering, and commercialization, the Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) combines formal education programs, faculty and student project development,…

Center for Rural Development

Salt Lake City
Government
The Center for Rural Development works with Utah’s rural counties, communities and businesses, providing economic development resources. The Center is the home of the Rural Opportunity Program and assists with…

Church & State

Salt Lake City
Business Center
Church & State is about collaboration, as well as the inspiration and innovation that come from working together. Launched in 2014, Church & State is a business platform and resource…

Clarke Capital

Provo
Private Funding
Clarke Capital Partners founders are operators first, investors second. The firm’s principals are first-generation business owners and have been founding and leading companies since 1998, with their portfolio companies creating…

Convoi Ventures

Private Funding
Statewide
Convoi Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on Utah-only, pre-seed startups. They bring their founders and LPs together regularly through clear-your-schedule-to-attend quality events and create invaluable relationships along the…

Crocker Ventures

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Crocker Ventures is an independent, privately held life science, healthcare and high-technology investment firm that funds promising seed- and early-stage companies in five primary areas: biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, medical devices,…

Cross Creek Ventures

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
At the end of the day, Cross Creek Ventures believes it’s all about relationships and expertise. Since 2006, the Cross Creek team has taken a pioneering approach to venture investing.…

Custom Fit (at Dixie Tech University)

St. George
Education
Custom Fit is a program housed at Dixie Tech, offered through the State of Utah. It helps local businesses improve the skill level of their employees with training, and offers…

Custom Fit Training (at Utah State University)

Education
Statewide
SPARC strives to promote ongoing professional development for all companies. SPARC designs training solutions for startups, established and growing companies as a branch of the Custom Fit program. The funding…

Decathlon Capital Partners

Private Funding
Park City
As the country’s largest revenue-based funding investor, Decathlon is transforming the way established businesses fund their growth. Their team is comprised of former entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and senior operating executives…

DevMountain

Education
Lehi
This bootcamp-style organization teaches students how to code in as fast as 12 weeks, both in-person and online. They also offer standalone full-time classes in coding, data analytics, cybersecurity and…

Dolphin Capital Group

Private Funding
Park City
Dolphin Capital is a growth equity fund that invests in innovative companies in the Intermountain West region. Its investments include growth capital investments, partial buy-outs, and acquisitions. Dolphin takes a…

Doman Innovation Studio (at University of Utah)

Education
Salt Lake City
Doman Innovation Studio is an incubator within the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business providing space for idea, project and product exploration. It works with both for-profit and…

Downtown Alliance

Salt Lake City
Advocacy Group
Established in 1991, the Downtown Alliance represents more than 2,500 business and property owners in the Central Business District, which is bounded by North Temple, Interstate 15, 400 South, and…

DW Healthcare Partners

Private Funding
Park City
Founded in 2002, DW Healthcare Partners are private healthcare equity investors with over 140 years of combined experience and 44 completed investments. DW HP manages six funds with over $1.4…

Economic Development Corporation of Utah

Salt Lake City
Nonprofit
A private, non-profit organization founded in 1987, the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) catalyzes capital investment and strategic economic opportunities to create quality jobs in Utah. Their vision is…

EDA’s Revolving Loan Fund Grantees

Government
Nationwide
Statewide
The United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) maintains a list of revolving loan fund grantees in Utah. From the Mountainland Economic Development District to the Utah Small Business Loan Fund,…

Entrepreneur Launch Pad

Advocacy Group
Statewide
Entrepreneur Launch Pad began in 2008 with a professional networking group in Centerville, Utah. The group’s objective is to provide a “hands-on” approach to helping each other build successful businesses.…

EPIC Ventures

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
EPIC Ventures is a premier early-stage software and Internet infrastructure venture firm whose mission is to back entrepreneurs and companies positioned to lead the information economy of tomorrow. EPIC Ventures…

Exit Ventures

Lehi
Private Funding
Exit Ventures (EV) invests in late seed, Series A and B sustainability, clean tech and impact startups that are likely to be acquired by a strategic. EV helps startups increase…

Fledge

Private Funding
Nationwide
Fledge is a global network of conscious company accelerators and investment funds, helping entrepreneurs create impactful companies and co-ops at scale through intense, short programs filled with education, guidance, and…

Girl Develop It

Salt Lake City
Advocacy Group
Girl Develop It (GDI) creates welcoming, supportive opportunities for women and non-binary adults to learn software development skills. Through classes, projects, and events, GDI students develop code, confidence, and community.…

Hall Venture Partners

Provo
Private Funding
Hall Venture Partners is located at a state-of-the-art campus in Provo, Utah alongside Hall Labs and its team of innovators. Hall Venture Partners was established to address the growing demand…

Hen House Ventures

Salt Lake City
Incubators & Accelerators
Hen House Ventures is a startup incubation company founded in Silicon Valley in 2012 and is now rooted in Silicon Slopes, Utah, one of the fastest developing technology markets in…

High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Education
Statewide
Competition
Do you want to explore innovative and creative entrepreneurship? Do you have an idea that could change the world? The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) is your opportunity to…

iMpact Utah

Advocacy Group
Statewide
Established in 1995, iMpact Utah has helped companies make sustainable performance improvements for almost three decades. Their team of experts and hands-on practitioners help companies in a wide variety of…

Inspire in Utah

Salt Lake City
Government
InUtah represents all you can do and experience in the beehive state. The In Utah initiative from the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (GOEO) is part of the state’s response…

Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute (at University of Utah)

Education
Salt Lake City
The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, part of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, prepares economic, demographic, and public policy research that helps Utah prosper.…

Kickstart

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Kickstart was founded in 2008 in the midst of the financial recession. It was the first investor in the Mountain West to focus on seed-stage investing and upholds that history…

Kinect Capital

Salt Lake City
Incubators & Accelerators
Need help raising capital from investors, developing a winning pitch deck, connecting with investors and like-minded entrepreneurs, and gaining a network of mentors who can guide you from startup concept…

Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute (at University of Utah)

Education
Salt Lake City
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is a nationally ranked hub for student entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of Utah and an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business.…

Make Salt Lake

Salt Lake City
Business Center
Make Salt Lake is dedicated to promoting local innovation that will produce global change. Make Salt Lake is here to assist the inventor, the entrepreneur and anyone who wants to…

Master of Business Creation (at University of Utah)

Education
Salt Lake City
Incubators & Accelerators
The Master of Business Creation (MBC) is a professional-degree program for serious entrepreneurs committed to growing their startup company. The program features innovative, application-focused curriculum and access to mentoring, grants,…

Mercato Partners

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Mercato Partners is a private equity firm investing across multiple alternative asset classes to provide both capital and guidance to founders and companies. This occurs in a range of stages…

Mindshare Ventures

Incubators & Accelerators
Park City
In their own words, Mindshare Ventures is “a startup that helps startups start up.” While they do offer funding and investments, they take their role in the startup ecosystem further…

Minority Business Development Agency

Salt Lake City
Business Center
Minority-owned firms seeking to penetrate new markets — domestic and global — and grow in size and scale, can access business experts at a Minority Business Development Agency Business Center.…

National Association for the Self-Employed

Nonprofit
Nationwide
The NASE is America’s leading non-profit association providing educational resources, benefits, and a seat at the table in Washington, D.C. Running your business gives you enough to think about every…

National Entrepreneur Center

Nonprofit
Nationwide
Organized in Florida, the National Entrepreneur Center helps all kinds of businesses across the country. Whether you have an existing business, a nonprofit, a new business idea or you are…

National Federation of Independent Business

Nonprofit
Nationwide
NFIB is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C. and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is nonprofit,…

National Veteran Owned Business Association

Nonprofit
Nationwide
NaVOBA is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and two-thirds of NaVOBA’s Board of Directors seats are held by corporations to ensure its alignment with the needs of corporate supplier diversity…

Ogden Business Development

Ogden
Business Center
Ogden City Business Development fosters relationships with key partners at the state and regional levels. They regularly support existing and prospective businesses by facilitating meetings with their partners. Their overarching…

Pando Labs

Advocacy Group
Nonprofit
Statewide
Established in 2014, Pando has sought to create the ultimate “mountain entrepreneurial community” for nearly a decade. This community exists to bring entrepreneurs who love the mountains together, empowering positive…

Park City Angels

Private Funding
Park City
Commonly referred to as “Utah’s most active angel network,” Park City Angels has invested over $80 million in capital since its inception in 2008. Its team of 50 accredited investors…

Pelion Venture Partners

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Pelion Venture Partners believes creation is one of the most fundamental expressions of humanity. They exist to help entrepreneurs make their visions real. As a firm, their vision is aspirational:…

Peterson Venture Partners

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Peterson Ventures is a Utah-based venture capital firm that focuses on pre-seed and seed investments. In general, they invest in digital commerce and SAAS startups, with an average investment between…

PIVOT Center (at University of Utah)

Education
Salt Lake City
On behalf of the University of Utah, PIVOT Center serves as a catalyst for the regional innovation economy, integrating technology commercialization and economic development. By integrating these functions, PIVOT Center…

Plug and Play Tech Center

Incubators & Accelerators
Nationwide
Plug and Play Tech Center wants to build a smart future. To achieve that, they’re building a unique ecosystem that connects change-makers and leading organizations. Their network consists of 50,000…

RAMP

Incubators & Accelerators
Kaysville
RAMP is the premier startup accelerator for Utah product innovators. It’s an intensive mentoring and training accelerator, immersing innovators in a highly engaged and interactive learning experience with business mentors,…

RevRoad

Provo
Incubators & Accelerators
RevRoad is a sweat-equity partner for scaling companies, dedicated to achieving the full value of startups, by tying equity allocation performance. The company empowers portfolio companies to maximize profitability, get…

Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (at Brigham Young University)

Provo
Education
With perennial top-ten grad and undergrad programs, the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology creates a supportive, nurturing environment for all Brigham Young University students interested in starting and growing…

Rural Coordinating Council

Advocacy Group
Launched in December 2018, the Utah Rural Coordinating Council (RCC) is a grassroots initiative that seeks to better allocate time, resources, and strategies in rural Utah by increasing communication and…

SCORE

Advocacy Group
Nationwide
Mentoring small business owners in the valley for over 40 years, SCORE has a network of thousands of volunteers who mentor startups on incorporation, financing, marketing and more. They believe…

Seed Spot

Nonprofit
Nationwide
SEED SPOT wants to help you change the world. They are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering diverse, impact-driven entrepreneurs who are using their business ventures to create social…

Signal Peak Ventures

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Signal Peak Ventures is a venture capital firm in Salt Lake City, Utah. Signal Peak invests in early-stage technology companies almost exclusively. However, even though the firm is in Utah,…

Silicon Slopes

Lehi
Nonprofit
Silicon Slopes is a variety-pack resource. The organization hosts the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit with globally known speakers and opportunities to network. They also connect aspiring entrepreneurs with funding, and,…

Silicon Slopes Summit

Statewide
Conference
The Silicon Slopes Summit features prominent speakers, incredible experiences, invaluable networking, and world-class entertainment. Join global tech and business leaders to learn, connect, and serve in a whole new way. …

SLC Angels

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
Founded in 2005, the SLC Angels is an angel group that invests in seed- and early-stage startups. The group of accredited investors primarily seeks out high-growth companies to both invest…

Small Business Innovation Research & Technology Transfer Programs

Government
Nationwide
Federal innovation, scientific achievement, and diverse entrepreneurship are made possible through small business innovation and research. Through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs,…

Sorenson Impact Institute (at University of Utah)

Education
Salt Lake City
The Sorenson Impact Institute is a multidisciplinary, mission-driven organization focused on catalyzing intentional, scalable and equitable investing to help solve complex, global social and environmental challenges. The institute strives to…

Sorenson Ventures

Lehi
Private Funding
Sorenson Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in B2B software and security companies. With offices in Palo Alto, CA and Lehi, UT and more than $250 million…

Southern Utah Entrepreneurship Hub

Business Center
Cedar City
The Business Resource Centers at Utah Tech University and Southern Utah University are focused on empowering entrepreneurs and supporting small business creation and growth throughout Utah’s Five County Association of…

Spice Kitchen Incubator

Salt Lake City
Incubators & Accelerators
In partnership with the International Rescue Committee, Spice Kitchen is an incubator that offers events and workshops for food entrepreneurs. Their team has a focus on refugees and disadvantaged individuals…

StageDotO Ventures

Private Funding
Boise
Whether your company is in the seed or Series A stage (or somewhere in between), StageDotO is interested in investing. This VC firm prides itself on its hands-on approach to…

Start Studio

Incubators & Accelerators
Spanish Fork
Start Studio has been helping businesses design, build, market, and scale their flagship products since 2008. Creating new tech and helping clients succeed is their passion. In order to stay…

StartUp Health

Incubators & Accelerators
Nationwide
StartUp Health is the health innovation ecosystem dedicated to achieving health moonshots. They drive sustainable impact through Health Transformer University, their moonshot program designed to help ambitious healthcare founders succeed…

StartX

Nonprofit
Nationwide
Supported by Stanford University, StartX is a collection of 1800+ serial entrepreneurs, industry experts, tenured Stanford professors, and 700+ well-funded growth-stage startups, including Patreon, Kodiak Sciences (IPO), Lime, Eargo (IPO),…

Stena Center for Financial Technology (at University of Utah)

Education
Salt Lake City
The Stena Center for Financial Technology at the University of Utah unites education and industry to accelerate financial innovation and inclusion. It is a collaborative effort of the David Eccles…

Stena fintechXstudio

Education
Salt Lake City
The fintechXstudio is a startup fintech incubator and accelerator for students and recent alumni from all colleges and universities within the state of Utah. The studio is run by the…

Suazo Business Center

Salt Lake City
Business Center
The Suazo Business Center is committed to serving minority-owned businesses in Utah. The Center was created in 2001 in honor of Senator Pete Suazo and helps entrepreneurs not only build…

Summit Venture Studio

Lehi
Incubators & Accelerators
Venture studios are a creative solution to previous alternatives for bringing innovations to market and generating real economic value-add to inventors, investors and customers. Summit Venture Studio is one of…

Surgical Frontiers

Logan
Private Funding
Surgical Frontiers funds, launches and operates startup companies that develop advanced surgical technologies ready for clinical use. Their business model follows a five-step plan: develop business plan; raise funds; launch…

TechBuzz

Statewide
News
TechBuzz is a Utah-based news agency collecting and distributing news stories to individuals and other news organizations about the Utah technology sector and general Utah economy. Website Address

Techstars

Incubators & Accelerators
Nationwide
Techstars is one of the most prolific investors, having invested in more than 3,700 early-stage startups since its inception. As one of the largest pre-seed investors in the world, their…

Ten Eighty

Private Funding
Park City
Ten Eighty is a diversified private investment firm with three primary focus areas. Ten Eighty Trading develops proprietary technical trading strategies for the public markets. Ten Eighty Capital invests time,…

The Atwood Innovation Plaza (at Utah Tech University)

St. George
Education
Located in the old East Elementary School, entrepreneurship has breathed new life into a building rich in history and memories. With significant renovations and modifications, this facility lends itself to…

The Entrepreneurship Program at Westminster University

Education
Salt Lake City
Entrepreneurs use their innovation and creativity to solve problems and address community challenges—they see opportunities where others don’t. Through Westminster’s entrepreneurship minor, you will foster the skills necessary to turn…

The GRIT Center (at Snow College)

Education
Ephraim
The GRIT Center at Snow College was funded by the Utah State Legislature and opened November of 2019. Here, through experiential learning, students develop leadership skills and an entrepreneurial mindset.…

The Larry H. & Gail Miller Center for Entrepreneurship (at Southern Utah University)

Education
Cedar City
Welcome to Entrepreneurship at SUU! While housed within the Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business, this program is designed to benefit students from all majors across campus. The guiding principles…

The Mill

Salt Lake City
Incubators & Accelerators
As Utah’s first established business incubator, The Mill has an extensive background in providing space, education, and access to resources for those wanting to start a small business or grow…

U.S. Small Business Administration

Government
Nationwide
Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated…

Union Kitchen

Incubators & Accelerators
Nationwide
Union Kitchen empowers food founders through every phase of your journey, from launch to scale. Their comprehensive ecosystem, roadmap, and expertise provide you with exactly what you need to succeed.…

University Growth Fund — Salt Lake

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
University Growth Fund is the largest education-based private equity fund in the country, giving university students the opportunity to gain real-world experience as they invest alongside top-tier investors in many…

UpStart Life Sciences Capital

Salt Lake City
Private Funding
UpStart Life Sciences Capital, L.P. invests primarily in seed and early-stage healthcare companies, based on breakthrough technologies from major research universities, centered around Utah and neighboring states. The firm invests…

USDA Rural Development

Salt Lake City
Government
USDA Rural Development supports rural prosperity in Utah by investing in modern infrastructure such as high-speed internet and water and waste treatment systems. They boost rural economic development by funding…

Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative

Advocacy Group
Clearfield
The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) is a federal- and state-funded initiative to bring together public, private, community, industry and education partners to assure the growth and sustainability…

Utah Business

Statewide
News
Utah Business fosters connection, insight and recognition for Utah’s thriving professional community. Their events, magazine and website highlight the ideas, innovations and people behind Utah business success stories Website Address

Utah DECA

Education
Statewide
DECA is a high school marketing and entrepreneurship organization that is dedicated to developing and training the next generation of business and civic leaders. Their business training focuses on the…

Utah Department of Commerce

Government
Statewide
The Utah Department of Commerce is the licensing and registration agency for Utah’s professional and business community. It provides oversight of business registrations, trademarks, Uniform Commercial Code filings, occupational and…

Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Education
Statewide
Competition
The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) is a statewide, student business competition. Teams from universities across Utah compete for the best student business and a chance to win cash and prizes.…

Utah Funding Opportunities Portal

Government
Statewide
Part of the Governor’s Office, Utah’s Funding Opportunities Portal provides easy access to numerous state & federal funding opportunities related to water, roads, energy, & more in one centralized database. This…

Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity

Salt Lake City
Government
The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (GOEO) champions the governor’s commitment to providing economic opportunity for all Utahns. The office supports Utah entrepreneurs and businesses. It works to retain…

Utah Innovation Center

Salt Lake City
Business Center
The Utah Innovation Center, housed within the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, provides a one-stop solution for Utah startups and emerging companies working in technology innovation. The Center offers free…

Utah Innovation Fund

Government
Statewide
The Utah Innovation Fund was created by the State of Utah to elevate Utah’s economy by commercializing technologies discovered, advanced, or developed at Utah’s higher education institutions. Their mission is…

Utah Manufacturing Extension Partnerships

Business Center
Statewide
The Utah Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (Utah-MEP) is the premier provider of manufacturing improvement services in Utah. They implement proven solutions that produce measurable results and help Utah manufacturers grow and…

Utah Microloan Fund

Salt Lake City
Government
Since 1991, the Utah Microloan Fund has loaned up to $50,000 to small business owners throughout the state. Driven by a mission to empower underserved communities in the state, the…

Utah Small Business Credit Initiative

Salt Lake City
Government
The Utah Small Business Credit Initiative (USBCI) is a new federal loan program. It includes $69 million in funding to expand access to capital for small businesses in Utah, especially…

Utah Small Business Development Centers

Business Center
Statewide
The Utah Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have training, tools, and access to consultants to help business owners succeed in starting, growing and transitioning their businesses. With free, confidential consultation…

Utah State University Center for Entrepreneurship

Logan
Education
Utah State University believes that entrepreneurial leadership is the key to creating value for any business or organization. The Center for Entrepreneurship at USU will help you foster skills such…

Utah Tech Business Resource Center

St. George
Business Center
The Business Resource Center at Utah Tech University, sponsored by Zions Bank, offers NO-COST business consultations and services to help you launch or grow your business. As a one-stop shop…

Utah Tech Week

Statewide
Conference
Utah Tech Week is a smorgasbord of experiences and events hosted by startups, VC firms, community organizations — anyone who supports the startup community. The “why” behind Utah Tech Week…

Utah Technology Council

Salt Lake City
Advocacy Group
The Utah Technology Council is Utah’s innovation trade association. As a resource for companies in the state, they provide opportunities for the community to be enriched, educated, and evolve. Their…

Utah Valley Business Resource Center (at Utah Valley University)

Education
Business Center
Orem
The UVU Business Resource Center provides the resources, services, training, and expertise to help small business owners and entrepreneurs succeed. Website Address

Utah Valley University Entrepreneur Institute

Education
Orem
The UVU Entrepreneurship Institute empowers UVU students to start and grow their businesses through experiential opportunities, robust programming, resources and mentorship, and integration with the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem. They host…

Utah Veteran Business Resource Center

Salt Lake City
Business Center
The Utah Veteran Business Resource Center is building a network that fosters collaboration, encourages innovation, and uplifts one another. When one veteran-owned business succeeds, we all triumph. Their mission is…

V School

Education
Salt Lake City
The V School says it’s more than “just a coding bootcamp.” They take things a step further than teaching you the skills — they’re bridging the gap between industry and…

Weber Entrepreneurs (at Weber State University)

Ogden
Education
Weber Entrepreneurs is a club for student and community entrepreneurs looking for leadership experience, knowledge, mentoring and/or startup capital for their small businesses. Weber Entrepreneurs is a great way to…

Wildcat MicroFund (at Weber State University)

Ogden
Education
The Wildcat MicroFund offers free grants for entrepreneurs in the community and at Weber State University. Applicants must reside in Weber, Davis, Box Elder, or Morgan County. The goal of…

Women’s Business Center of Utah

Salt Lake City
Government
As dedicated advocates of Utah women business owners, the Women’s Business Center of Utah supports the everyday woman through loyalty, honesty, and world-class technical services; amplified with advocacy. The Center…

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Nonprofit
Nationwide
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to helping women-owned businesses thrive. They believe diversity promotes innovation, opens doors, and creates partnerships that fuel…

WomensNet

Private Funding
Nationwide
In 1998, WomensNet founded the Amber Grant. One of the very first online organizations to give women-owned business grants, the Amber Grant was set up to honor the memory of…

World Trade Center Utah

Salt Lake City
Government
World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) was founded in 2006 to elevate Utah’s global status and international engagement. Their goal is to help Utah companies increase revenue and create jobs…

ZIEN Medical Technologies

Salt Lake City
Incubators & Accelerators
As a medical device “integrator,” ZIEN Medical provides the product development, resourcing, quality systems, manufacturing, packaging, sterilization, and regulatory expense to facilitate rapid product development and navigate this heavily regulated…

Zions Bank Resource Center

Salt Lake City
Business Center
Zions Bank Resource Center is a convergence of business and entrepreneurial knowledge. The Business Resource Library is one of these resources, which helps business owners and startup founders find answers…