7 Qualities True Entrepreneurs Share

entrepreneur definedEntrepreneurism is one of the best ways to become successful in today’s economy, which begs the question, “what is an entrepreneur?” “What makes them tick?”

Entrepreneur.com contributor Steve Tobak recently wrote an article challenging the commonly accepted definition of an entrepreneur. His definition expanded the dictionary definition of “someone who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to ...

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Silicon Slopes Takes Top Spot For Startup Cities

Welcome to UtahUtah has been gaining a lot of national attention lately for its startup growth, entrepreneurial spirit and excellent standard of living. Once again, Utah has made the list for its small business friendly ways. Salt Lake City recently came out as #1 out of 9 Hot Startup Cities That Aren’t San Francisco or New York. Salt Lake and its Utah county ...

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5 Tips to Keep Your Startup Rolling

What is a startupYou’ve already taken the plunge and started your dream company, possibly moved out of your home office and have hired more than 10 employees. Congratulations! Now what do you do? Feeling a little lost at this stage of your company’s development is normal. We’ve come up with 5 tips to help you get past this, “Now what?” stage and take ...

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7 Steps to Up Your Corporate Social Responsibility Game

In an age when tweets about an earthquake move faster than the human experience of the tremors themselves, good global citizenship is nearly impossible to fake. I could prove this by producing charts and graphs showing how your company culture impacts your profits, employee turnover, job satisfaction and media coverage.

But, graphs or no, the bottom line is this: If the point of starting your business was to find fulfillment and happiness in doing something you love, you should feel Roadmap to good CSR Continue Reading →

3 New Utah Businesses That Are Doing Marketing Right

Utah is known for its entrepreneurial spirit and drive. But what can help take a business from struggling start-up to blossoming business overnight? A genius marketing technique! These three new businesses: NameShark, Illumibowl and Foot Hammock are doing especially well.

never forget another name, be a shark1. NameShark is an app that helps you memorize names so you don’t have to deal with the embarrassment of forgetting one. One of the ...

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Top 5 Social Media Tips for Start-Ups

The ever-changing world of social media can be tough to navigate, even for an experienced marketer. For start-up businesses it can seem almost impossible, a necessary evil that can make or break your new business. We want to help! Find five tips below that can help take your social media from being ineffective to your number one source for new business. 

 

The world of social media1. Less can be ...

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Utah Receives Top Marks for Being Small Business Friendly

In a recently released survey, Utah was listed as one of the friendliest states for small businesses. Since the survey began, back in 2012, Utah has been voted in the top by the state’s own business owners each year. The survey, performed by Thumbtack.com, in association with Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, gets their data straight from the horses’ mouth. They talk to the business owners themselves to get their rankings.Utah is ranked one ...</p><a class= Continue Reading →

UVEF – New Pre-Revenue Category for “Top 25 Under 5” Awards

Top 25 lo res logo OREM, Utah – May 15, 2014 – In its Silver Anniversary year, Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) today announced the prolific organization is now accepting nominations through June 17th for the 2014 “Top 25 Under Five” Awards. Top 25 Under Five spotlights outstanding Utah entrepreneurs and emerging companies from across the state. Award recipients will be recognized at ceremonies on July 10th.

UVEF’s Top 25 Under Five Awards ...

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1 Million Cups, a Kauffman Labs entrepreneur initiative, launches in Provo, Utah

One Million Cups, a Kauffman Labs initiative bringing together a community of entrepreneurs;  launches the 25th such city in Provo, Utah.

PROVO, Utah – Local community organizers and entrepreneurs, with the assistance of Kauffman Labs, are set to launch the 25th city of its kind here in Provo, Utah.  The launch will be held on Wednesday, January 29th from 9:00 to 10:00 am, at Camp 4 in the Startup Building, ...

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