The Salt Lake Small Business Development Center (SBDC) leads the way in entrepreneurial education, advocacy, and business development. Our mission is to strengthen Utah’s economy.

The Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC) is designed as a gateway for accessing the best and most reliable resources available for veteran entrepreneurs and their family members who seek to start or grow their business in Utah. The VBRC works closely with the Utah Veteran-Owned Business Partnership to serve veteran business owners and entrepreneurs throughout the state. We partner with organizations like SBDC, SBA,  SBIR, WBC, and SCORE to ensure you get the answers you need through a single contact point.

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s (GOED) Innovation Center assists small businesses statewide to apply for the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding programs, giving Utah technology-oriented companies a distinct advantage in today’s competitive environment. Targeted industries include: aerospace and defense; energy; financial services; life sciences; outdoor products and recreation; and software and IT.

PTAC’s mission is to help Utah businesses successfully compete in the government marketplace by providing knowledgeable and outstanding customer service.

Utah ranks among the top states for business and careers, entrepreneurs, personal income growth, family prosperity, and quality of life. In Utah, we’re focused on economic opportunity for entrepreneurs, companies, and all Utahns.

VentureCapital.org is a thriving 501(c)(3) nonprofit building the entrepreneur ecosystem with educational programs that nurture and teach diverse founders how to start and grow their companies.
NACCE unites community college presidents, educators, administrators and center directors focused on igniting entrepreneurship on their campuses and in their communities. We provide a variety of strategic resources, professional development opportunities and access to funding, accelerating the growth of entrepreneurship across the nation.