The Utah economy rocks on in 2015 following one of the biggest economic years ever. In 2014, Utah continually ranked as one of the best places to conduct business, unemployment hit its lowest rate in years, nearly $1 billion in venture capital investment flowed into the state, Utah companies began to find it difficult to recruit enough people they needed and some of the biggest executive names in the country permanently relocated to the state.
Last Thursday I attended the MountainWest Capital Network (MWCN) Deal Flow event. I’ve attended the event many times over the years, but this year’s was different. The 18th annual Deal Flow report of all Utah deals conducted in 2012 grew substantially. It was in fact, the largest deal year in Utah in about 14 years.
For the best sales training and information you’ve got to check out the “Sales Superstars Panel” featuring the very best around, such as Ken Krogue from InsideSales.com, Brandon Fugal from Coldwell Banker Commercial, Dallas Robinson, entrepreneur and founder of Kisstixx, Brad Jensen of Griffin Hill, Cheryl Conner, founder of Snapp Conner and Dylan Ferguson of SalesForce.com.
We were very excited to hear Josh James joined the Board of Directors of our client InsideSales.com today. James, founder and CEO of Domo, is the leader who founded and operated Omniture until its acquisition by Adobe for $1.8 billion.