This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Over 152,000 people are now working in Utah’s high-tech industry and, Utah’s tech-related employment is expected to grow more than any other state this year. Here to give us the inside scoop is Paul Ahlstrom, the founder of TechBuzz News.


Utah’s high-tech industry began in 1965 when David Evans left UC Berkley and founded the computer science department at the University of Utah. Today, Salt Lake City residents boast more high-tech degrees per capita than many other major cities, and Utah is home to the well-known companies like Angel Studios,, Owlet Baby Care and many more.

TechBuzz News shines the spotlight on important things happening in the Utah
startup community. Come to to read about recent stories such as the three-part series on Utah’s Polynesian tech entrepreneurs or the recent investment by Brandon Fugal into resurrecting the woolly mammoth. Yes, you heard that correctly. Or, specific news on Utah’s tech firms.

TechBuzz has it all. We are a Utah-based news agency collecting and distributing news stories to individuals and other news organizations about Utah’s technology sector via our own website at Come visit us and join our newsletter or read about us through our syndication partners.


If you’re looking for information on Utah’s tech sector, visit and sign up for the newsletter. Paul and his team are doing real reporting on Utah’s rising tech talent and their companies. I’m Derek Miller with the Salt Lake Chamber, Speaking on Business.