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Q Cards: 5 cues for crowdfunding

Launching your crowdfunding campaign can feel like sending a rocket into space. Your product is up in the air, it’s high on risk and you start speaking in clichés. (Ah, Houston, amiright?) Meet Jordan Monroe, cofounder of Provo-based Owlet [...]

Dr. Cameron Egbert, DDS stitches together team at Summit Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Summit Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Address: 642 East Kirby Lane, #101, Spanish Fork Number: (801) 798-9500 Site: summitomfs.com Sponsored Story Dr. Cameron Egbert started out as a boy playing on the baseball fields of Sandy. He returned [...]

Inspiration station: 12 work perks to energize employees

You can’t fake culture. And you can’t copy it, either. But inspiration breeds innovation. Here are 12 ideas — that aren’t foosball tables — for energizing employees. #nooffensefoosball Wash + Wear MX, Lehi Employees can take part [...]

Made in UV: Hot iron holsters, shoes made for (teaching) walking

For every issue of Utah Valley Magazine, we recognize five Utah Valley grown products. Grab your wallet — these creative businesses are something you’re going to want. Silicone dreams Erin Balogh’s pedestal sink created an awkward balancing [...]

4 Utah Valley companies promoting + supporting women in the workplace

She works hard for the money. (So hard for the money.) To be frank, the stats regarding women in the Utah workplace are less than fun. At the Women Tech Council’s Talent Innovation Summit, Cydni Tetro, co-founder and executive director of [...]

The razor sharp Man Barber specializes in razor shaves

When Reise Malachowski was in high school, he cut his friends’ hair and became a licensed barber at MATC. Now he owns and operates The Man Barber, a traditional barbershop in downtown Provo, where he cuts hair five days a week. An appointment [...]

Best Company to Work For: 97th Floor employees raise their game thanks to time, teamwork and trust

Employees: 63 employees Founded: 2005 City: Lehi, Utah A few years ago, Chris Bennett was ready to fire an employee for being forever five minutes late.    The digital marketing company was at a turning point, and things were either going [...]

Best Company to Work For: BambooHR believes ‘work life should support the personal life’

Employees: 280 employees Founded: 2008 City: Lindon, Utah BambooHR is in the people business — literally, figuratively, happily. “We founded this company, no joke, for the purpose of creating a great place to work,” co-founder Ben Peterson [...]

Chatbooker-in-Chief Vanessa Quigley leads ‘Best Company To Work For’

Employees: 110 employees Founded: 2014 City: Provo, Utah Chatbooks is the first business venture for Chatbooker-in-Chief Vanessa Quigley. Her role during her husband’s first companies was to support from the sidelines where she was learning [...]

Senator Hatch talks Trump and tech with local entrepreneurs

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch spoke to about 25 entrepreneurs and tech executives at Silicon Slopes headquarters in Lehi, Utah, Thursday afternoon. During the hourlong discussion held before lunch, the group discussed a myriad of topics from technology [...]

BusinessQ Roundtable: Let’s get real (estate)

In the Spring 2017 BusinessQ Roundtable, seven commercial construction experts went the rounds on trends, timing, workspace and myths. Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ: What is the status of commercial construction in Utah County? Gifford Briggs, [...]

Imagine Learning moves to new corporate headquarters, awards 2017 Utah Innovator in Education award

PROVO, UT – Imagine Learning celebrated a move to its new corporate headquarters on Thursday, May 11, by awarding Principal Ernie Broderick, who leads Stansbury Elementary School in Salt Lake City, the 2017 Utah Innovator in Education [...]

Suggestions Salon owner is in the people business, not the hair business

Since 2002, Darcy Moody has led the team at Suggestions Salon in Orem. Now she has snipped and clipped her way to being voted the No. 1 hairstylist in the valley for 2017 — and it has all come from laying the framework for her business. She [...]

5 conversation killers in the workplace

You say, “You look good for your age!” They hear, “Wow, you’re old.” Or you say, “Glad you could make it … finally.” And they hear, “You’re late.” Anyone can spot a loaded comment, but those “don’ts of discussion” [...]

3 reasons you need a FREE car wash at Quick Quack’s new Highland location

Sponsored Story It’s hard to keep your car clean. Everyone and everything works against a clean car: children dump crackers in the back, windstorms glue dirt to the car’s exterior and even birds leave gifts on your windows. Whether your [...]

2017 Best of Utah Valley Winners

It isn’t puzzling why we all heart Utah Valley! We pieced together your thousands of love notes and votes to reveal 309 winners that give the big picture of the county we call home. Click on the Best of Utah Valley sections below to view [...]

2017 Executive of the Year: Truman Hunt, Nu Skin

Truman Hunt and Blake Roney met in the mission field while speaking French. The two said bonjour again as roommates at BYU and later bishopric-mates in an LDS ward. Then the two left on splits as Roney founded Nu Skin while Truman earned a [...]

Al’s Sporting Goods coming to University Place in fall 2017

Al’s Sporting Goods anticipates it will open its second store location at University Place in fall 2017, University Place announced on Wednesday. The full-line sporting goods retailer will occupy a 40,000-square-feet retail space in the [...]

8 design tips for maximizing your office space

For spaces that are startup to spacious — try these office design tips on for size. FOR SMALL COMPANIES Have a tiny budget for your tiny company’s tiny office? Here are 8 tips for thinking big when you’re small. 1. Show a little creativity.  “Small [...]

2017 Headliner of the Year: DevMountain

Headliner of the year? That’s code for crushing it. DevMountain, a coding bootcamp school headquartered in Provo, has become a leading institution in an exploding industry. According to Course Report, a third-party resource for students, [...]