SALT LAKE CITY — Four small Utah cities have been named in the prime 10 for rising entrepreneurship in a brand new research from Verizon, in accordance with Inc.
- Logan tops the listing because of Utah State University, which “specializes” in studies that appeal to talent very important to businesses, like engineering and science. USU additionally attracts more out-of-state students than another public university in Utah.
- South Jordan is ranked fourth as a consequence of its proximity to Salt Lake Metropolis and various tech startups.
- Lehi was listed at No. 7, because of Adobe, Microsoft and Vivint’s presence.
- Taylorsville is No. 8 and good points an advantage because of transportation, logistics and its friendliness in the direction of retail and manufacturing operations.
Verizon’s definition of a small metropolis is one with 50,000-seventy five,000 residents. The research examined 300 cities across the USA and settled on 50 of the most effective locations for enterprise. The methodology consists of the variety of residents with school levels, commute occasions, infrastructure and the variety of present companies.
Tech and startup-friendly cities in Utah are represented as Silicon Slopes, referencing the region’s similarity to the progressive surroundings in California’s Silicon Valley. Forbes additionally at present ranks Utah as the second-greatest state for enterprise, giving it excessive marks for a constructive economic climate and powerful labor supply.