Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development Sponsors GoodCrowd14
GOED and other sponsors support Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference to help socially minded entrepreneurs thrive in the most generous state in the nation.
September 26, 2014 – The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has joined the ranks of sponsors for GoodCrowd14, the Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference on September 26, 2014 at Snowbird.
GOED joins Kirton McConkie, SeedEquity, CrowdEngine, Gate Global Impact, Ellenoff Grossman & Schole,Carman Lehnhof Israelsen, YESCO and KUER in supporting the event, which is designed to help those who are doing good to scale their impact.
Vincent Mikolay, GOED Managing Director of Business Outreach and International Trade, explained, “Utah shows perennially up at the top of surveys and rankings for business friendliness, philanthropic giving and volunteering. We hope to see Utah’s social entrepreneurs grow in step with the rest of Utah’s remarkable economy, and this conference will help that effort.”
Brent Andrewsen, Shareholder and Directorat Kirton McConkie, a Utah-based law firm with a robust practice in nonprofits as well as general business and securities, notes, “We are excited to sponsor GoodCrowd14.As a firm, we enjoy applying our expertise and experience in helping the great people who are driving social impact. We see the potential for socially minded people both in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors to scale their impact.”
About GoodCrowd14, Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference:
GoodCrowd14, the Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference 2014 (SECFC14) will be held September 26, 2014 at Snowbird, Utah. Expert speakers, philanthropists, venture capitals and other impact investors from across the country will join us. To register or for more information, visit www.secfc.co.
About the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) charter is based on Governor Gary Herbert’s commitment to economic development statewide. Utah’s economic development vision is that Utah will lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global business destination. The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state. GOED accomplishes this mission through the administration of programs that are based around targeted industries or “economic clusters” that demonstrate the best potential for development. GOED utilizes state resources and private sector contracts to fulfill its mission. For more information, please visit business.utah.gov.
About Kirton McConkie:
Kirton McConkie is a full service firm focusing on litigation, business/corporate, real estate, employment and immigration, intellectual property, First Amendment, tax, estate planning, nonprofit corporations, charitable planning, and family law. For more information, visit http://www.kmclaw.com.
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