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HEALTHY HABITS 
Stephen Richards (left) and Steve Birt have been business partners since 2003. Since founding BetterBody Foods in 2007, the two have worked nonstop and grown the company to the healthiest of heights. They boil down their stellar leadership to good old-fashioned example. “We don’t expect anyone to work harder than we do,” Richards says.

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 4 BetterBody Foods

HEALTHY HABITSStephen Richards (left) and Steve Birt have been business partners since 2003. Since founding BetterBody Foods in 2007, the two have worked nonstop and grown the company to the healthiest of heights. They boil down their stellar [...]
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Amara Day Spa, Salon & Boutique opens new location at Traverse Mountain

Amara Day Spa, Salon & Boutique hired 40 new workers for the opening of its Lehi location. (Photo courtesy Tyler Bennett) Amara Day Spa, Salon & Boutique opened its second store location in Utah County on Monday, Sept. 19. “We [...]
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UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 1 Younique

RULEBREAKERS + RECORD-MAKERSWhen Derek Maxfield and Melanie Huscroft were growing up as siblings in a family with seven children, Huscroft was known as the one who made the rules on game night. “There was no need to consult the back of the [...]
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UV50: #GOALS

The 2016 UV50 makes us #HASHTAG happy. #GOALS #YASSSS #WORKIT #BLESSED #SLAYALLDAY And since we #CANTSTOPWONTSTOP, flip the page and flip out over 50 Utah Valley companies #CRUSHINGIT. What’s more, we’re giving local legend Fraser Bullock [...]
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UV50: 30 Fastest-Growing Companies 2016

At a glance: Life in the fast lane ain’t for the faint of heart. Meet 30 Utah Valley companies with the winning ticket. NO.1 YOUNIQUE Three-Year Growth 192,737% 2015 Revenue $283.4 million City Lehi Founded 2012 Employees 541 Industry Beauty/direct [...]
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Fraser Bullock: A Lifetime of Achievement

Fraser Bullock earns BusinessQ’s gold medal with decades of success, mentoring and an Olympic-sized reputation. Fifteen years ago, Fraser Bullock was “all in” at his Olympic post where he and Mitt Romney were salvaging a reputation and [...]
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UV50: 10 Startups to Watch 2016

At a glance: Oh, baby! These 10 youthful companies are at the start of stardom thanks to their grit, game and gumption. Now read on and startup your engines. NO.1 CURZA City Provo Founded 2013 Employees 10 Industry Biotechnology Website Curza.com Founder [...]
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UV50: 10 Economic Engines 2016

At a glance: Like a #boss, these 10 companies are driving our local economy and influencing the world with their strength, smarts and stamina. Read on and meet the makers. NO.1 doTERRA 2-TIME UV50 WINNER City Pleasant Grove Founded 2008 Employees [...]
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Tucanos slated to open new location at University Place in 2017

Fire up the grill, Orem — Tucanos Brazilian Grill is opening a new Utah County location at University Place. Tucanos, which serves an exhibition-style meal of Brazilian meat and vegetables alongside a salad bar, will begin construction on [...]
Quick Quack Car Wash is opening its first Utah location in Spanish Fork.

Quick Quack Car Wash celebrates Grand Opening of the 10 Utah County locations with 10 days of free car washes

Quick Quack Car Wash is opening its first Utah location in Spanish Fork. Sponsored Story Quick Quack Car Wash, a Roseville, California-based company, has announced the opening of the first of at least 10 car washes to be built in Utah County [...]
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Q cards: 10 tips for public speaking

Is public speaking your private despair? Word. Whether it’s an informal speech to your employees or an intimidating guest keynote at a conference, it’s crucial to learn how to talk the talk. To get you started, we asked two motivational [...]
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14 tips to feed the social media beast

Beehive Startups is for the birds. Well, one blue bird, in particular. The startup and tech champion has twiddled its thumbs on Twitter to impressive success. They are engaged with more than 25,000 followers. Like me! Share me! Subscribe to [...]
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Here Provo builds community with new store in downtown Provo

Here Provo owners Scott Campbell, left, and Jed Platt seek to offer a gathering place and sense of home with their new gift shop that opens Thursday, June 30, on Center Street in Provo. (Photo by Christa Woodall) If you go… When: 11 a.m. [...]
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Utah Valley Magazine continues streak as best Utah magazine; UtahValley360 earns 7 SPJ awards

Besides taking first and third for best magazine in 2015, Bennett Communications also swept the best cover category with Utah Valley BusinessQ (1st), Utah Valley Magazine (2nd) and Utah Valley Bride (3rd). (Photo by Rebecca Lane) Utah Valley [...]
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BusinessQ Roundtable: Run for the money

From left: Ryan Davies, Clarke Capital Partners; Nate Holzapfel, Mission Belt; Ed Sanches, Central Bank;and Matt Haney, Utah Angels 2. Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ: Describe the funding environment in Utah County. Ed Sanches, Central Bank: From [...]
Jason Nelson created Swell Media to help companies generate compelling marketing. Swell Media is in a partnership with Bennett Communications.

The face of a Swell guy

Jason Nelson created Swell Media to help companies generate compelling marketing. Swell Media is in a partnership with Bennett Communications. With countless advertising options at our fingertips, knowing how to get the best results in the most [...]
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40 under 40: Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis Pennbridge Lodging, Bluffdale AGE: 38 BORN: Hagerstown, Md. TITLE: Principal Tom Lewis has one hospitable career. His real estate investment company focuses on the acquisition and development of hotels (two of which are in Utah Valley), [...]
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40 under 40: Tom Clark

Tom Clark Social Dental, Orem AGE: 29 BORN: Portland, Ore. TITLE: Founder + CEO Tom Clark has good reason to smile. His marketing company, Social Dental, has raised $8.8 million in funding, is growing astronomically with clients across the country, [...]
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40 under 40: Simeon Vance

Simeon Vance Fillmore Spencer Law, Provo AGE: 36 BORN: Atlanta, Ga. TITLE: Venture attorney Simeon Vance has laid down the law. His legal career has taken him to distinguished law firms in Utah, Nevada and Hawaii. Before law school, Vance — [...]
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40 under 40: Chris Padilla

Chris Padilla Palm Marketing, Provo AGE: 32 BORN: Castle Rock, Colo. TITLE: Founder/CEO Chris Padilla has been around the entrepreneurial block. The SEO and social expert has led many a team to a successful acquisition (CastleWave, for one), [...]