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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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Feb 27, 2017

Neylan McBain, Founder and CEO at The Seneca Council, joins Clint Betts on this week's episode to talk about equal pay for women, how Utah's tech sector is doing with gender diversity, and how employers can better support their female employees.

Feb 20, 2017

On this week's episode of the Silicon Slopes Hour, Clint Betts interviews Orrin Hatch, Utah's Senior Senator. Betts and Senator Hatch talk about the growth Utah has experienced over the years and how the Senator has facilitated it. Chris Rawle also joins the show and recaps all the recent major tech events in Utah.

Feb 13, 2017

In this week's episode of the Silicon Slopes Hour, Clint shares speeches from Kickstart Seed Fund founder Gavin Christensen, entrepreneur Josh Little, and Do Good Foundation Executive Director Tema Laussen. The speeches were given at a prior event and were so good, we had to play them for you. Enjoy!

Feb 6, 2017

Today, Steve Case and Alex Lawrence join the Silicon Slopes Hour. Steve Case, founder and former CEO of AOL, founded Revolution LLC. Revolution is a Washington D.C. based venture capital firm. Clint Betts discusses his history and asks Case how he became so successful.

Alex Lawrence is an associate professor at Weber State. Prior to his current position, Lawrence was a self-made entrepreneur that started, led and sold multiple companies. These ventures were built across software, consumer Internet, commercial real estate, venture capital and franchising. He regularly appears on KSL 5 as their tech expert.

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