Making the right connections is essential to the success of any entrepreneur and business owner. We've invested thousands of dollars and hours in developing the necessary relationships and trusted resources to enable our clientele to connect with cutting-edge tools and resources, methodologies, pools of money, and accomplished mentors. In short, the Business Resource Center is the hub and a one-stop shop for helping entrepreneurs accelerate their access to money, markets, and mentors. - Video
The Utah Valley University Business Resource Center helps connect Utah's business owners and entrepreneurs with resources available in the public, private, and academic sectors. Its function is to minimize failure rate, maximize efficiency in service, accelerate business growth and retention, and measure results. The end goal is to increase revenues in the region and facilitate the creation of quality high-paying jobs to its citizens.
Jobs. The Business Resource Center (BRC) helps in creating jobs, for you! Without jobs, economic progress stalls as consumer confidence erodes and cash stops flowing. The BRC supports economic development by creating, growing, attracting and retaining companies that provide jobs. Our main emphasis is on creating jobs and growing opportunities (75%). We also provide support for state efforts to recruit jobs and increase job retention (25%).
Utah Valley University has long recognized the vital role that institutions of higher education play in economic development. UVU's emphasis on engaged, or experiential learning and the longstanding institutional focus on community integration are examples of the University's historical role in facilitating economic growth in Utah. Today, UVU is more engaged than ever in actively promoting economic growth and opportunity.
UVU's primary focus is on working with entrepreneurs to create new companies and helping small and medium–sized firms grow. UVU also supports state efforts to recruit and retain companies that add value to Utah's economy.