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BoomStartup Alumni Spotlight: InScribe

Does anyone else feel like 2019 came and went in a flash? As we continue to push forward to the end of the year, it’s nice to take a brief pause, look back, and reflect on how much has happened. I caught up with the team at InScribe – a BoomStartup alumni company based in Denver – to hear about how far they’ve come and the major milestones they are set to achieve in 2020. InScribe was one of the first companies to participate in BoomStartup’s new virtual program. Read on as Co-Founders Katy Kappler, Ana Hernandez and Matt Self provide an inside look at their journey to scaling a business. They also give some seriously good entrepreneurial advice that they wish they could have told their former selves.

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Place Your Bets

Here is a little trivia, ladies and gentlemen, to kick off your holiday weekend. Place your bets. In 2020, what is the best state in the country to start a business?

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Sydney Suttor Announced as New Managing Direction of Boomstartup

Assure is thrilled to announce Sydney Suttor as BoomStartup’s Managing Director. She brings over a decade of experience in multi-national corporations based in North America and Europe, along with deep expertise as a business leader and strategist.  Sydney will work directly with Robb Kunz, CEO of Assure Technology.

BoomStartup is one of the most recognized seed accelerators in the U.S. and the premier accelerator in Salt Lake City. Since its inception in 2010, BoomStartup has shepherded over 170 companies through the rigors of launching a company, helping 72% of them get funded at levels from $500K – $1.5 million. BoomStartup operates as a technology-driven accelerator, providing entrepreneurs access to education, business plan guidance, mentor connections & insight, and trusted service providers through a user-friendly, cloud-based interface.

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Assure Acquires BoomStartup, Launches Assure Technology to Digitize a Complete, End-to-End Solution for the Private Investment Marketplace

Acquisition catalyzes growth strategy to provide a full suite of services for private investment market participants through every stage of a transaction.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 21, 2019) — Assure, the leading provider of fund administration and transaction services for the private investment marketplace, announced today that it has acquired BoomStartup, one of the top startup accelerators in the United States.

With the acquisition of BoomStartup, Assure now offers a comprehensive platform to founders, companies, investors and deal organizers with a full suite of solutions and services applicable throughout the entire venture life cycle from idea to exit. By maintaining touchpoints throughout this cycle, Assure is positioned to deliver solutions at the exact time of need and in the most efficient and value-additive way.

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Announcing the Class for BoomStartup 2018

We’re thrilled to announce the eight companies in the 2018 BoomStartup cohort. This is our 8th class since starting in 2010. This year’s class includes two companies from Utah, New York and Colorado and one each from Michigan and Ukraine.

Founders in this year’s class are bringing new solutions to hard problems in cycling, e-commerce, education, snow management and enterprise SaaS.

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ShopHero Expands Service

ShopHero expands grocery delivery into new stores

Provo-based ShopHero recently announced its expansion into stores in 30 different states and three countries. This is in addition to the 18 Utah independent grocers already in ShopHero’s network.

Grocery delivery continues to expand nationwide, and ShopHero helps smaller independent grocers offer the service to their customers.

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