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Stan Rees Retires from Global Business Center

Stan Rees has worked in international business for more than 42 years, including 12 at Salt Lake Community College creating and overseeing the Global Business Center. He has made a big impact in the global trade community and has impacted many businesses that he has served and now feels it's time to retire. After [...]

By |2018-09-26T13:14:50-06:00June 14th, 2018|Global, International|0 Comments

Alumni Win Big At Best of State

Twenty-one Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses alumni won awards at this year's Best of State Ceremony. Luke Peterson of Peterson Family Farm was given a Trophy Award for Product and Manufacturing. Beth Colosimo, Executive Director of the MBRC was also a presenter at this year's Awards Gala.

By |2018-09-26T13:14:50-06:00June 14th, 2018|10kSB, Alumni, Award|0 Comments

Inspired by GS10KSB program, Natalie Kaddas Expands Business

Natalie Kaddas of Kaddas Enterprises held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony last Wednesday, May 9, 2018, to open her brand new manufacturing facility. In attendance were Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams as well as many community supporters, family, and friends. Kaddas [...]

By |2018-09-26T13:14:50-06:00May 17th, 2018|10kSB, Alumni, Recognition, Ribbon Cutting|0 Comments

Business Incubator client Tracking First: Success Story

For Tracking First, business is booming. The company have been a Business Incubator client at Salt Lake Community College's Miller Campus for a little over a year and have just been awarded $4 million in funding, led by Silverton Partners with a strategic investment from Kickstart Seed Fund. They are now preparing to move on and occupy a [...]

By |2018-09-26T13:14:50-06:00May 17th, 2018|Business Incubator, Recognition|0 Comments

Lucky Ones Coffee: SBDC Success Story

Individuals with disabilities are the largest minority group. 1 in 5 people have a disability and 80% of those individuals are unemployed. Katie Holyfield and Taylor Matkins wanted to do something about that. Having worked with disabled adults at the National Ability Center in Park City, they understood well the potential of these individuals [...]

By |2018-09-26T13:14:50-06:00May 17th, 2018|Charity, Crowdfunding, Recognition, SBDC|0 Comments

Utah Crowdfunder Series Follow-up

On April 26, 2018, the Miller BRC and the Utah SBDC hosted the Utah Crowdfunder Series: Core Experience event, where Utah entrepreneurs learned from some of the best in crowdfunding. Neal Harmon kicked off the event with the VidAngel story and how they were able to bring in $10 million from the crowd in only [...]

By |2018-09-26T13:14:51-06:00May 17th, 2018|Conference, Crowdfunding, SBDC, Training|0 Comments

Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Alums Benefit from Summit

More than 110 of Utah’s small business owners attended the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Summit in Washington DC.  As graduates of the small business-training program, run by Salt Lake Community College, business leaders heard from the ‘who’s who’ of entrepreneurship and government leadership such as Tyler Perry, Senator Marco Rubio and former New York City [...]

By |2018-09-26T13:14:51-06:00February 22nd, 2018|10kSB, Alumni, Conference, Goldman Sachs, Governments, Summit|0 Comments

Beth Colosimo Judges and GS10KSB Alum Jenn Davis Competes in World Trade Center Utah Pitch Competition

REPUBLISHED FROM DESERET NEWS: SALT LAKE CITY — Eight minutes. That's how long several small-business leaders had Wednesday afternoon to pitch their business growth strategies and how they would use $30,000 in funding prizes to advance their international business efforts during the World Trade Center Utah Pitch Competition. Following the pitches, a panel of [...]

By |2018-09-26T13:14:51-06:00January 25th, 2018|Goldman Sachs, Recognition, WTC|0 Comments

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO HELP A CAUSE YOU’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT?

Jim Herrin, Director, Salt Lake Region SBDC Starting and running a non-profit business can be one of the most satisfying and beneficial endeavors you can have in your life.  From time to time people come to our office that are interested in creating non-profit companies for very worthwhile causes, and some for fairly strange [...]

By |2018-09-26T13:14:51-06:00December 11th, 2017|Charity, Financial, Leadership, SBDC|0 Comments