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Utah’s Innovation Fund aims to boost local startups and keep investments in-state

Dec. 11, 2023

The fund will work with state and private universities in the state to identify research that may have commercial applications

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Desalination startup in Southwest Utah addresses world’s water crisis

Dec. 13, 2023

It started with a few explosions. After watching a film about worldwide water shortages in his high school biology class, then-14-year-old Hunter Manz began building machines to solve the problem. The tinkering in his family’s Las Vegas garage didn’t always end well.


Utah embraces its tech startups by taking a piece of the action

Dec. 12,  2023

New Utah Innovation Fund announces its first investments in the high-risk world of tech financing — two biotech firms and a desalinization company.

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Utah Innovation Fund Supports Deep Tech Innovation

Dec. 12,  2023

The Utah Innovation Fund, a new $15 million fund born out of HB 42 of the 2023 state legislative session, held a public kickoff event today at the Capitol.


Washington County startup Eden Technologies awarded $250,000 from Utah Innovation Fund

Dec. 15,  2023

Eden Technologies, a water desalination startup in St. George, recently received a $250,000 investment from venture capital firm Utah Innovation Fund.


Utah Innovation Fund invests in local startups to help reach full potential

Dec. 12,  2023

The new state fund aims to boost university projects to help them reach their full potential.

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