Two weeks ago, the New York Times featured Salt Lake City in an article. Have a guess at what the article highlighted.
Not the mountains.
Not the skiing.
Not the salty lake.
It was all about Salt Lake’s technology industry.
The Wasatch Front is now known as the Silicon Slopes, as it is one of the top regions in the nation for “Unicorns”, or fast-growth tech startups. “The region has given rise to at least five companies valued at more than $1 billion.”
It’s a great ecosystem to be involved in, whether you’re with a tech company, in government, seeking out venture capitalists, or an entrepreneur. There’s a culture of collaboration within the community. And “the emphasis on family permeates many start-ups in the area.” One of the aspects of the culture that is most excited will be highlighted by an awards ceremony on October 27th: the tenth annual Women Tech Council Awards.