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The Bottom Line: Jay Bean, Freshlime

The Bottom Line – You may not know of FreshLime yet, but if Jay Bean’s track record is any indication, it’s about

The Bottom Line: Vicki Farrar, Catheter Connections

The Bottom Line – (Air Date: March 10, 2015) Each year more than 500,000 patients in the U.S. suffer from intravascular (“I.V.”)

The Bottom Line: Shaking Up the Insurance Marketplace

The Bottom Line (Air Date: March 3, 2015) –Last November Utah Insurance Commissioner Todd Kiser warned Parker Conrad’s San Francisco-based company Zenefits

The Bottom Line: Craig Earnshaw, Professor of Entrepreneurship

The Bottom Line (Air Date: Feb. 24, 2015) – Craig Earnshaw’s journey as an entrepreneur began when Jimmy Carter was President and

The Bottom Line: Nathan Furr, The Innovator’s Method

The Bottom Line (Air Date: February 3, 2015) – Nathan Furr is professor of entrepreneurship at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of

The Bottom Line: Zach Mangum, Co-Founder of GroSocial

The Bottom Line (Air Date: January 20, 2015) – Zach Mangum’s journey from co-founding GroSocial to selling it took, amazingly, only two

SLC Showcases Hispanic Business Leaders at Convention

(KCPW News) Salt Lake City has been playing host to the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) this week. The group’s

Gateway Mall Spokeswoman Says Traffic is Up; Stores Disagree

Downtown Salt Lake City has changed significantly over the past year. The opening of City Creek brought with it over 100 stores

CityViews 12/19/12: Good Urbanism/Vacations and the Entrepreneur

Segment 1: Making a place a more vibrant and more appealing place to live is a top concern for cities and towns

Politics Up Close: Rep. Jim Matheson and PoliticIt

Today on the show, we spoke with Josh Light of PoliticIt.com, which tracks candidates' digital influence online, followed by Democratic Utah Congressman

Neighborhood Bars Plan Still Up for Debate

The fate of Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s initiative to allow bars in more walkable neighborhood areas remains up in the

CityViews 8/22/12: Stay-at-Home Dads/Finding the Next Big Entrepreneur

Segment 1: Recent U.S. Census data show that about 150,000 men have traded in their breadwinning role to become the primary caregiver

Architects, Builder Announced for Performing Arts Center

More pieces are coming together for Salt Lake City’s proposed Utah Performing Arts Center. Wednesday, city officials announced who will be designing

Salt Lake City Council Considers Electronic Sign Restrictions

The Salt Lake City Council will consider recommendations from the planning commission today in an effort to better regulate electronic signs and

Centerville Bans Specialty Smoke Shops

A bill passed by Utah lawmakers earlier this year puts new requirements on smoke shops statewide, limiting where they can operate within

UTOPIA Audit Reveals Financial Woes

A performance audit of the Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency, or UTOPIA was presented to state lawmakers Wednesday at the Capitol. KCPW’s

Politics Up Close: Salt Lake County Councilman Michael Jensen / Candidate Paul Recanzone

There are many critical issues on the table this election year in Salt Lake County, like canyons development, SkiLink, human services and

Restaurant Owner Aims to Clean up Gum,Trash From City Streets

A stray piece of trash, a cigarette butt or an old piece of gum on the sidewalk are all commonplace in urban

State Increases Alcohol Handling Fee, Impacts Prices

Specialty beers, wines and other alcoholic beverages could soon cost you a little more money. Next month, the state’s handling fee is

County Looks to Hire Convention Center Hotel Consultant

An important vote could happen tomorrow for a proposed convention center hotel that would accompany the Salt Palace. The Salt Lake County

29,000 Jobs Added in Past Year, Unemployment Rate Flat

Utah’s unemployment rate stayed flat at 6 percent in May, according to the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But

Utah Startup Measures Digital Influence to Predict Election Results

During any given election year, poll numbers often don’t correlate with reality. But a Northern Utah-based startup seems to have found a

Salt Lake City Ranked Seventh-Most Friendly for Small Businesses

A new survey conducted by an online marketplace for hiring local business services shows Salt Lake City is a friendly place

Hatch, Crapo Meet With Utah Business Leaders

Small business leaders in Utah had the opportunity today to let two Western federal lawmakers know what economic issues impact them the

CityViews 5/30/12: Crowdfunding/Verbatim Theater

Segment 1: Small businesses, non-profits, arts groups, scientists – they’re all turning to large groups of small investors to back their ventures

Herbert Calls For More Liquor Licenses

Governor Gary Herbert acknowledged Thursday that more needs to be done about Utah’s shortage of liquor licenses. During his monthly news conference

Former Hewlett Packard CEO Speaks to Business Leaders in Salt Lake

Former Hewlett Packard CEO and U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina addressed the Zions Bank Trade and Business Conference this afternoon at the

Hatch, Lee Oppose U.N. L aw of Sea Convention

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the military’s support of the United Nations Convention on the Law of The Sea discussed today

Four Businesses Open Surrounding Historic Utah Theater on Main

Salt Lake City is welcoming small businesses back to downtown. After years of empty storefronts, Mayor Ralph Becker will celebrate the opening

Outdoor Retailer Exploring New Venues

Outdoor Retailer, the tradeshow that’s helped boost Utah’s economy twice a year for nearly two decades, is outgrowing Salt Lake City. And