Lottery vs. Entrepreneur – Same Risk?

The mega lottery media tsunami is back and bigger than ever with more than half a billion $dollars$ riding on the Mega Millions wave. Proponents of the lottery system might say this is a perfect way to raise state revenue. It’s voluntary unlike other forms of tax. Opponents might say the lottery is a fool’s game, preying on those least likely ...

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David Bradford on New LDS.biz Project – Social Networking w Values

David Bradford and I first met on the Novell corporate jet returning to Utah from the company’s San Jose office. We both worked for Eric Schmidt, now of Google fame. David was Chief  Counsel, I was over investment, partner & channel Public Relations for the company. I was entranced by David’s depth of history regarding the rise of the microcomputer (PC) & the associated software battles of the 80’s & 90’s surrounding that industry.

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Women Tech Awards – WTC Fills Grand America to Honor Leaders

As Chairman for the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) I today attended a great event to honor world-class leaders. Proving that the “glass ceiling” has been shattered, today’s Women Tech Awards played to a packed room of hundreds at the Grand America in Salt Lake City. Founded and led by the Women Tech Council (WTC), today’s event honored great accomplishment in five ...

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UVEF Top 25 Under 5 Rock Utah House w $195M in Revenue

Utah’s Fastest-Growing Startups Recognized

UVEF Awards 2010 “Top 25 Under Five”

PROVO, Utah – July 8, 2010 The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) today announced the winners of its 2010 “Top 25 Under Five” Awards, spotlighting outstanding Utah entrepreneurs and start-up companies. Award recipients were recognized today at ceremonies held at the Provo Novell Campus. Omniture, Silicon Slopes and InnoVentures sponsored the event. UVEF recognized Agel Enterprises (www.agel.com), a nutritional supplement supplier, as the number one ...

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Top 25 Under Five – Entrepreneurs Honored by UVEF

Fox News: UVEF Top 25 Under 5

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Today, Lt Gov Gary Herbert keynoted a terrific awards program by the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF). 160 attendees. 25 top companies under five years of age were honored. Representing $80 million in combined 2008 revenue, the winners created 840 jobs last year. ZAGG, Imagination Learning, and OrangeSoda came in 1, 2, & 3.  Emcee, Rick White, co-founder of rising startup Fusion-io kept the event light with ample humor and insights into ...

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Entrepreneurs Love Recessions – Wall Street Journal

recession-loveTomorrow, UVEF will announce it’s 2009 “Top 25 Under Five” award winners in the company of Utah’s Lt Gov Gary Herbert*, Fusion-io CMO Rick White, and a who’s who of business leaders and VC types. They will honor the great entrepreneurs of our day. This year’s winners produced $80M in 2008 revenue and created 840 jobs. With Utah’s nationally leading business climate, entrepreneurs will likely have far more to do ...

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