The Deseret News Silicon Slopes Hour

Hosted by Silicon Slopes executive director and editor-in-chief Clint Betts, the Deseret News Silicon Slopes Hour airs on KSL Newsradio every Sunday at 7 a.m. The show provides an in-depth look inside Utah's growing startup and tech community from the perspective of the entrepreneurs, executives and community leaders at the forefront of the industry. A new podcast episode is published every Monday morning.
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Dec 19, 2016

Alison Westner, managing director of Mercato Partners, and Frank Mayka, CEO of RizePoint join Clint Betts this week. Alison gives us some insight into the world of investment and Frank talks to us about what it's like to run one of Utah's fastest growing startups. This episode originally aired on December 18, 2016 on KSL Newsradio.

Dec 14, 2016 is a website that will turn your Instagram pictures into beautiful photo albums for your family and friends. The founders, Nate and Vanessa Quigley, talk to Clint about their previous business ventures, about how they met, and how they created Chatbooks.

Dec 5, 2016

David Bywater, COO of Vivint Solar, joins the Silicon Slopes hour to talk about the solar panel rate increase proposal by Rocky Mountain Power.

Nov 28, 2016

This week we finish our interview with Lt. Governor Spencer Cox and get his take on education and business in Utah. We also provide some important information about Startup Santa, a program to get books into the hands of children. The program is possible because of Beehive Startups and the United Way.

Nov 21, 2016

On our inaugural podcast over the KSL airwaves, Lt. Governor Spencer Cox joins the show to talk about the elections of Donald Trump. The Lt. Governor speaks to us about why the people elected the real estate billionaire and how he thinks this will affect Utah's economy.