Silicon Slopes

It seems that we are in the middle of a mini acquisition spree for Kubernetes startups, specifically those that can help with Kubernetes security. In the latest development, Venafi, a vendor…

Venafi acquires Jetstack, the startup behind the cert-manager Kubernetes certificate controller

Those looking outside of Silicon Valley as a potential hub for their startup might want to take a gander at Utah, at least that’s the kind of trend the new…

Utah tech magnates create new Silicon Slopes Venture Fund to boost startups in the state

Revolution Ventures raises another $215 million to invest outside of the hotbeds.

With its third fund, Revolution Ventures stays true to its mission

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had Connie Loizos in the studio along with Kate Clark,…

Just a few weeks ago I was in Utah for the holidays, spending time with the many family members my husband and I both have there. At one family gathering,…

Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot

This is the story of how a candy factory by the name of Startup became one of the few accredited code schools for startups 140 years later in the heart…

Inside DevMountain’s sweet code school

Virtualities founder Ryan Burningham has a new idea for abandoned retail spaces — VR. VR theaters and arcades like Virtualities are starting to pop up in warehouses and other empty…

Exploring Virtualities, a Utah VR arcade and theater startup taking over a dying mall

Jessica Moreno and her co-founder Dan McComas couldn’t find the kind of inclusive online community they were looking for when they left Reddit in the summer of 2015 so they left the…

A chat with Imzy co-founder Jessica Moreno on building a kinder online community

Nearly 1,000 miles from Silicon Valley and just west of Utah’s Great Salt Lake, in practically the middle of nowhere, is the tranquil Grantsville, population 9,617. There, in a warehouse…

Purple, a Utah mattress startup you’ve probably never heard of, is on track to unicorndom