Profile on Zurchers, SBDC Client of the Year Award Winner

Nick Zurcher co-owns and runs Zurchers party supplies with his two brothers, Dallas and Kyle.  Zurchers currently has 13 locations in Utah and Idaho, growing from their first retail store in Boise, Idaho in 1983. The Zurchers story started in Idaho in 1952, when the brothers' grandfather, Clarence Zurcher, started selling toys out the [...]

By | 2017-02-16T12:40:55+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Award, Goldman Sachs, Recognition, SBDC|0 Comments

USTAR’S SSAC Named 2016 Tibbetts Award Winner

Salt Lake City, UT– The Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded one of its highest honors, the Tibbetts Award, to Utah Science Technology and Research’s (USTAR) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Assistance Center (SSAC). The award was presented at a ceremony in Washington, DC on January 10 at [...]

By | 2017-01-24T13:52:00+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Award, Recognition, USTAR|0 Comments

Coalatree Kickstarter

Coalatree just finished their Kickstarter campaign for the Kachula 2.0 Adventure Blanket, raising over $257,000. Their goal was to raise $15,000, which they reached in 12 hours. After that, they were features on KSL and ABC 4 Good 4 Utah, and their campaign took off. "The Miller Business Resource Center and Business Incubator have [...]

By | 2016-11-14T11:39:53+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Business Incubator, Crowdfunding, Recognition|0 Comments

Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Alum Receives White House Invite, Booth at International Trade Show

Kaddas Enterprises CEO Natalie Kaddas, an alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program at Salt Lake Community College, attended a recent dinner in Germany at the request of the White House and German Chancellor Angela Merkel and also exhibited her business at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade fair held in Germany. [...]

By | 2016-11-08T11:36:23+00:00 July 2nd, 2016|10kSB, Goldman Sachs, Governments, International, Recognition|0 Comments

College Holds Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduation

The Salt Lake Community College Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (GS10KSB) program held its annual graduation this week for 92 individuals from a broad spectrum of Utah’s small business community. SLCC is one of only 13 community colleges in the country offering the unique small business education program, sponsored by Goldman Sachs Foundation. Boasting a [...]

By | 2016-11-08T11:36:23+00:00 June 13th, 2016|10kSB, Goldman Sachs, Graduation, Recognition|0 Comments

MBRC Global Business Center Receives Presidential “E” Award

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Salt Lake Community College's Global Business Center with the President's "E" Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, DC. The President's "E" Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.   "The "E" Award [...]

By | 2016-11-08T11:36:23+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Award, Global Business Center, Governments, Recognition|0 Comments