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Employers Can Now Claim Newly-Extended Employee Retention COVID Tax Credit

Posted on: February 11th, 2021

Calling ALL Business Owners (especially Restaurants, Retail, Gyms & Salons) Did you know that your business now may be eligible for Employee Retention Tax Credits for 2020 & 2021 even if you received a PPP Loan? The Internal Revenue Service is urging employers to take advantage of the newly-extended Employee Retention Credit (ERC), designed to make it […]

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Helping Utah’s Pacific Islander Business Flourish

Posted on: February 1st, 2021

Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Pacific Island Knowledge 2 Action Resources (PIK2AR) and  Pacific Island Business Alliance (PIBA) Susi Feltch-Malohifo’ou joined us for an interview recently on StartUp SLC podcast. She talked about the roots of the organization, the power of community coming together, and how to get involved.  Highlights here: PIK2AR is a five-year […]

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The RDA Approves Resolution to Increase Public Art Funding in Salt Lake City

Posted on: January 29th, 2021

Salt Lake City is progressive in its arts programming and support within municipal government thanks in part to a legacy of great leadership and four big initiatives: 1) Percent for Art program, 2) Salt Lake City Arts Council, the 3) Mayor’s Arts Culture and Events Fund, and 4) THE BLOCKS SLC, a brand identity of Salt Lake’s Cultural […]

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Attention Over Hype – Salt Lake City’s Genetic Testing Industry

Posted on: January 27th, 2021

We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Julie Eggington, a local leader and pioneer in genomics and precision medicine. If you have ever embraced the tech term ‘hype cycle’ this is an interesting read and has us thinking about Salt Lake City’s BioHive Community vibe in general – it’s all about attention over hype. Since […]

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