Shark Tank just aired with yet another Utah startup on deck – Crio Bru ( www.criobru.com ). Kisstixx, PowerPot, Scan, and others have preceded them. They represent amazing home grown entrepreneurs born in the amazing startup ecosystem that is Utah, ranked as a top state to grow a business. As a 10 year business success with PilmerPR, a board member of Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF), co-founder ...Continue Reading → Share
Each year 25 emerging Utah companies five years of age and under proudly display their UVEF Top 25 Under 5 trophies after the July awards event. This year will be no different. An institution facilitating Utah’s national rise as an Entrepreneurial Hotspot, the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (founded 1988) has assisted the launch of hundreds of startups.
One of the brightest, most engaged UVU students in my Saturday Entrepreneurship class is Jose Padilla. A naturalized US citizen working the American Dream, he never missed a class until life turned on-a-dime mid-term. Here’s his story and how my brilliant class seeks to make a difference for Jose and others like him by Giving-A-Dime (www.GivingADime.org)
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Entrepreneur Mark Cuban!!! And, on Thursday Apr 12 UVEF will host one of them…
No, we haven’t got Mark in the house–yet. Maybe soon! He may just like to know was we put in the water in Utah Valley to pump out so many entrepreneurial superstars.
Our UVEF special guest student entrepreneurs will include Dallas Robinson & Mike Buonomo of Kisstixx, who will tell us about their Shark Tank experience, and Caleb Light, who launched The PowerPot, a remarkable energy ...Continue Reading → Share
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On March 2nd I was with friends of Kisstixx founders Dallas and Mike for the big reveal of their appearance on Shark Tank on ABC TV. 300+ showed up for the party complete with refreshment, even gummy sharks, ...Continue Reading → Share
At a grand affair at Salt Lake City’s Grand America hotel, the Utah Student 25 announced this week its 2012 winners, representing amazing student entrepreneurs from colleges and universities across the state of Utah. In its third year, the Utah Student 25 recognizes the achievements of student entrepreneurs, the innovative companies they founded and their contribution to the ...Continue Reading → Share