Accelerator Program and Small Business Training Series

InnovateSLC offers startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses in Salt Lake City, Utah, a unique opportunity to help build and grow the local economy through two distinct initiatives – an accelerator and small business training series. This program is possible thanks to funding from the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA).

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Featured Utah Tech Week Event:

Fox 13 Salt Lake City covered US Ignite’s Utah Tech Week panels discussing air quality challenges and potential solutions. Check it out below:

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Developed and facilitated by Kinect Capital (formerly VentureCapital.Org), the accelerator program is an intensive course designed to provide participants with the tools, resources, and support they need to grow their businesses and bring their innovations to market. Throughout the program, participants have access to mentorship and training from experienced industry experts and opportunities to network and collaborate with other entrepreneurs.

Featured Startups

The latest seven startups to participate the accelerator program included:

  • LoChi Market
  • Blendyd Studios
  • ARX
  • Rechast
  • RefloDx, Inc.
  • Right Angle Engineering
  • TowPro

You can check out the full recording of the live pitches they delivered on demo day here. Plus watch these short (~1 min) founder spotlights:

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Small Business Training

A wave of emerging technologies is reshaping both education and industry. However, few small business workers can access them today. To make these technologies accessible to ALL, we designed a completely free training series for small businesses serving Salt Lake City.

Participating small businesses can expect to tap into our network of community institutions like universities, museums, and libraries to learn how to access cutting-edge tools to create new projects and services.

Hear directly from small business owners who participated in past workshops:

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InnovateSLC Partners

This program would not be possible without the support of our partners.

  • Economic Development Administration
  • Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development
  • Kinect Capital
  • Salt Lake Small Business Development Center

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