's November 2016 Newsletter
H ow to Raise Money panelists Jerry Henley (Rubicon Capital Consultants), Leif Elgethun (RetroLux, LLC), and Matt McKinlay (Advanced CFO Solutions).'s Jennifer Meyer and President Brad Bertoch at Idaho Virtual Reality Council's Virtual Reality Bash.  
February 16-17, 2017

Registration is now open for the 33rd Annual Investors Choice® Venture Capital Conference!

This year​'s conference will be two days of networking and engaging with up-and-coming companies. Check out the registration page to learn more about the different events: Ski/Snowboard Day, Investors Reception, and the Conference itself! There are many ticket options available--including a package deal, a $250 savings! Get your early bird tickets today.

Apply today to present at the oldest venture capital conference in the US!

If you’re looking to raise money for your firm, apply now to become one of two dozen companies pitching their story at the Investors Choice® Conference! The application deadline is November 15th, 2016.

Since 2009, 70% of the companies participating in this Conference have gone on to raise over $1 billion in angel and venture capital. Entrepreneurs receive 6-8 weeks of Investor-focused mentoring and advice from venture professionals before pitching to investors at the Conference. The 2016 Conference Cohort has already raised over $22 million.

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Sponsor News
The Current

Get the October break down of Utah and Idaho's economic outlooks, as well as key market trends!

NOTEIf you are a Sponsor and you have Press Releases, corporate events, or organizational news you would like us to share here, please email us a link to the news and we will include it. 

Featured Sponsors

Thank you to the US Bank Foundation , our new sponsor for Economic Development
Community News
Need furniture for a great price? Contact  M ergenthaler Transfer and Storage!

Overstock moved to a new headquarters and Mergenthaler is handling liquidation of their furniture. They are selling at a deep discount with part of the proceeds going to the Utah Food Bank.

Alumni News
Myriad Genetics Teams Up with Project BioEYES to Advance STEM Education in Utah

Fact or Fiction? Technology Detects Lies from Eyes? EyeDetect - New lie detection technology

Funding News:

Company: Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Location:  Salt Lake City, Utah

Description: Discovering drugs at the intersection of biology and artificial intelligence 

Amount Raised: $13M

Date: Q3 2016

NOTE: If you are an Alumni Company that has presented at a past Investor’s Choice Conference or a Deal Forum and you have Press Releases on financing events, new product launches, or milestones celebrations, please email us a link to the news and we will include it here.

Bradley Bertoch | (Wayne Brown Institute) | 801-595-1141 |
Utah Location:  

120 South Main St.

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Idaho Location:

800 W Main St.

Boise, ID 83702