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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Utah Tech Entrepreneurs Among UVEF Award Winners

The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) today announced winners for its 2011 Annual UVEF Awards. The annual event recognizes Utah companies and leaders for innovation, business growth and contributions to the entrepreneurial community. Award recipients were honored today at ceremonies held at the Provo Novell Campus.

“Utah continues to chart the nation’s course to better times through its entrepreneurs,” said UVEF chairman Cary Snowden. “UVEF Award winners are on the leading edge of this prolific success .”

Award recipients were named ...

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UVEF Inducts Eyring Research Institute into Hall of Fame

The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) inducted the Eyring Research Institute into its UVEF Hall of Fame, Thursday, at the UCCU Center at Utah Valley University. Inductees represent individuals and organizations with an enduring legacy of entrepreneurial excellence.

The Eyring Research Institute (ERI) was founded in 1972 by Carlyle Harmon with Dr. Ronald G. Hansen as President. The Institute did consulting work in various areas of contract research in cooperation with Brigham Young University. ERI spawned many high-tech spin-offs, ...

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Robb Kunz Presents on Lean Startup Strategy & BoomStartup

UVEF entrepreneur attendees were empowered today with the inside scoop on BoomStartup’ Lean Startup success.

Lean: low burn…with much less waste

Several of the BoomStartup Class of 2011 were in the audience to learn from one of dozen of notable mentors serving this year’s 10 portable companies.

Lack of customers is the #1 challenge for new businesses seeking to scale.

Kunz ...

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Overcoming a Challenge of Modern Entrepreneurship

Lean Launch PR and Marketing: Start HereToday’s entrepreneurs face in a unique challenge: launching a world-class business on a shoe-string budget. They need a team of experienced professionals, and demand measurable results for their money.

The budget problem seems compounded by the many services needed to reach customers and investors: focused messaging, SEO keywords, website design, conversion-rate optimization, social media strategies, media relations, videos, advertising, and more. Typically, they each come with their own ...

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