Grow Utah Contests & Accelerators

Capital & Services for Utah Startups

Over $1M Awarded to Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Grow Utah has been organizing and hosting many startup contests each year since 2008.  To date, we have held 30+ contests and have given away over 1M$ in cash and services to aspiring entrepreneurs!

Click on the contests and accelerator programs below to learn more.

Concept to Company Contests

The Concept to Company innovation contests are ongoing startup contests held throughout the state. These contest encourage and support Utah entrepreneurs and hep turn their early-stage innovations into growing companies.

LIFT Outdoor Accelerator

LIFT Outdoor Rec Accelerator is Utah’s first accelerator program dedicated to the innovation and growth of the outdoor rec industry.  Throughout this 8 week program, participants get access to capital, mentoring, and other resources to accelerate their outdoor rec startup.

Challenge Events

Grow Utah Challenge Events are startup contests where entrepreneurs solve industry needs.  Think of it as a “switch pitch” where industry players discuss problems they are facing and encourage entrepreneurs to solve them.

Current Contests, Challenges, & Accelerators

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