UVEF Hot Seat Perfect Pitch

UVEF Hot Seat: Perfect Pitch Coaching This month UVEF will help you find your Perfect Pitch with an interactive workshop designed to pinpoint the key areas you need to develop to make your business pitch,… perfect. All attendees participate, everyone wins. Thursday, April 17, 2014 Noon to 1:30 p.m. East Bay Café, Novell Campus, Provo, UT Join us for an engaging lunchtime workshop featuring an experienced coach to lead us through the process of finding the perfect pitch for your business. Attendees will participate in an all-hands event to provide input, feedback, and direction as we crowd source solutions and match them to industry best practices. We’ll divide our forum into table-teams to generate competitive innovation and unique solutions. Each team will have an opportunity to present their business solutions to the group. A panel of business development experts will judge the solutions and award prizes to winning teams in each round of activity. Join us Thursday April 17th for an engaging, interactive networking event. You will come away with: New ideas that will help your business. New friends you have worked with to solve problems. New opportunities to engage the UVEF community. New insights into how businesses work. Feedback from professional peers. Come see the new UVEF! Questions? Contact jessica@uvef.net No cost for this event to current UVEF members. $25 for visitors. About UVEF The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) is a volunteer non-profit support group linking entrepreneurs to Money, Markets and Mentors. Celebrating 25 years of new business success, UVEF empowers current and future business leaders to thrive in today’s competitive market. We provide real-world, practical education...

UVEF Presents: Hot Seats!

UVEF Hot Seat: Crowd Sourced Business Development This month UVEF will present a totally engaging startup experience for any new, developing or growing business. Thursday, March 20, 2014 Noon to 1:30 p.m. East Bay Café, Novell Campus, Provo, UT Join us as we explore early-stage business problems and then crowd source the solutions right on the spot from within the UVEF community! We’ll divide our forum into table-teams to generate competitive innovation and unique solutions. Each team will have an opportunity to present their business solutions to the group. A panel of business development experts will judge the solutions and award prizes to winning teams in each round of activity. Join us Thursday March 20th for an engaging, interactive networking event. You will come away with: New ideas that will help your business New friends you have worked with to solve problems New opportunities to engage the UVEF community New insights into how businesses work. Come see the new UVEF! Questions? Contact jessica@uvef.net No cost for this event to current UVEF members. $25 for visitors. About UVEF The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) is a volunteer non-profit support group linking entrepreneurs to Money, Markets and Mentors. Celebrating 25 years of new business success, UVEF empowers current and future business leaders to thrive in today’s competitive market. We provide real-world, practical education and valuable resources on how to access needed capital, attract new customers and tap into industry experts. We welcome new members. Meet Our...

Utah Startup Marketplace 2014 (Career Fair)

Utah Startup Marketplace (USM) is an opportunity for Utah startup companies to connect with BYU’s talented students in a unique and targeted job/internship fair environment. Date: February 12, 2014 (10:00AM – 1:00PM) Place:Garden Court, Wilkinson Student Center, Brigham Young University Register Here: https://www.experience.com/emp/cf_details?fhnd=6659 At USM local startups are able to tap the talent of BYU’s students for internships (paid or unpaid) and/or jobs (full- or part-time). USM is targeted toward students from the following disciplines: Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Industrial Design, and Graphic Design. Present Your Company: COST (if you are young startup and cost is an issue please contact us) Single Booth – $100 (up to 2 attendees) This registration package includes one booth space (8’x6′), a 6′ table and blue tablecloth, power, wireless internet, and a continental breakfast and lunch. Double Booth – $150 (up to 4 attendees) This registration package allows for a double space (16’x6′), a 6′ table and blue tablecloth, power, wireless internet, and a continental breakfast and lunch. This package is strongly recommended if your organization has a large trade show display. REGISTRATION DEADLINE The deadline to register for the fair is Tuesday, February 11th. However it is strongly recommended to register early as space is limited. **NEW THIS YEAR** The BYU MBA Entrepreneurship Club is hosting a Startup Recruiting Dinner on Feb 12th in the evening after Utah Startup Marketplace to introduce MBA students to job and internship opportunities at local startups. If your startup is interested in attending (there is no cost) please apply at the link below....

Innovator Summit — Starts Wednesday February 5th

Experience the largest event focused on expanding technology and business opportunities that leverage family history data. Register and Info Here: https://rootstech.org/schedule-info/innovator-summit/ New Innovations. New Opportunities. To keep pace with expanding opportunities, family history organizations are increasingly working together to create compelling solutions. The evolving API landscape is creating a host of new opportunities. Expanded Business and Developer Focus New in 2014, RootsTech Innovator Summit enables both software developers and technology business leaders to explore and influence family history solutions. World Class Content and Networking Opportunities Join us for a FREE lunch on Wednesday with our keynote speaker Chris Dancy, “The Most Quantified Human,” featured in WIRED, TED NYC 2013, and PBS. Network with people from innovative companies such as Disney, Google, and Lexmark, as well as more than 50 leading technology vendors in our massive exhibitor hall (Thursday–Saturday only). *February 5–8 Innovator Summit session schedule: But I’m not in the family history business? From social media to healthcare to finding people, there are growing business opportunities outside of traditional family history. Come and discover expanding potential uses and value generated from the family history industry. What is RootsTech? RootsTech is a global family history event (February 6–8), where individuals of all ages learn to discover and share family stories and connections through technology. Innovator Summit is simply the business and developer side of RootsTech. Become an Exhibitor If you want a have a bigger role in RootTech, you may want to consider taking advantage of the limited remaining exhibitor booth space. With more than 100 exhibitors, we expect about 10K attendees over the three days. Reserve your boot space...

UVEF Presents: The Broadband Solution – What Google Fiber In Provo Means For Your Startup

UVEF Presents: The Broadband Solution Why is Provo one of the top spots in the world for starting a new business? Google Fiber. Learn why. John Richards of Google Fiber, and Provo Mayor John Curtis will give new details and insights. —Thursday, February 13, 2014, Noon to 1:30 p.m. —Provo City Library, Ballroom —550 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84601 UVEF Presents a discussion about Google Fiber, and how a world-class broadband solution makes Provo one of the most exciting places to build a new startup. Questions? Contact jessica@uvef.net No cost for this event to current UVEF members. $25 for visitors. We are expecting a large group for this event; please RSVP PDQ. About UVEF The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) is a volunteer non-profit support group linking entrepreneurs to Money, Markets and Mentors. Celebrating 25 years of new business success, UVEF empowers current and future business leaders to thrive in today’s competitive market. We provide real-world, practical education and valuable resources on how to access needed capital, attract new customers and tap into industry experts. We welcome new members. Meet Our...