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June 15, 2020
Hen House Ventures announces a new offering for entrepreneurs who are raising a funding round during arduous investment market conditions. Deck to Deal provides self-service pitch support through online education, complete toolkit, winning pitch examples,...
May 1, 2020
Join Hen House Ventures President Tara Spalding and other professionals for this free informative presentation about the future of work within this current and ever-changing environment.
When: May 15, 2020
Time: 10:30 a.m.
April 18, 2020
Learn the difference between taking investment using a traditional convertible note compared with a SAFE Agreement. Hosted by VentureCapital.org, as a part of their "How to Raise Money" series. April 24, 2020 9 - 11am MT. Moderator: Tara...
April 12, 2020
INTRO TO THE SALT LAKE CITY STARTUP COMMUNITY | APRIL 7 About This Event This orientation was designed to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Salt Lake City. The event explored the inside scoop on Salt...
April 6, 2020
Hen House Ventures has a unique vision for the software startups we incubate, providing immediate tools and resources to prove out the business plan and stabilize the company so they can attain funding, either through clients or investors, and grow...
March 4, 2020
What is best for your startup? Incubators, Accelerators, Startup Academies, or Mentoring Communities? Here in Utah, leveraging several resources can be advantageous. Early-stage startups often need guidance and input on how to grow their ideas and...
March 2, 2020
Tara Spalding, Hen House Ventures founder and president, was recently featured in an article published by W Collective. In this informative features piece, Tara discusses moving her company (and family) to Utah's Silicon Slopes. Read more...
February 5, 2020
TDC Advanced Messaging Platform enhances VHT’s industry-leading call center solutions TEN DIGIT Communications LLC, the developer of TDC Bridge® Intelligent Messaging Platform for Enterprises, today announced that Alpine Investors has invested in TDC....
January 23, 2020
Register to attend Tara Spalding, president of Hen House Ventures, will be one of the professional judges at the VentureCapital.org Investor Feedback event on Friday, January 24, 2020. Tara will be listening to the entrepreneur's 10-minute pitch, and...
November 15, 2019
X2CRM recently landed on Gartner's prestigious Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management. While this news item was picked up by numerous news organizations, the most notable mentions were from Yahoo Finance and PR Newswire. This was the second time X2CRM...
October 24, 2019
Hen House Ventures Launches Deck to Deal and Deal Genius to Boost Startup Fundraising in Competitive Technology Markets
SALT LAKE CITY, October 24, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Hen House Ventures announced today the launch of Deck to DealTM and Deal GeniusTM at Venturecapital.org’s WeROC event. Read more here...
October 22, 2019
Getting girls inspired to engage in technology and science is a goal of Hen House Venture's founder and president Tara Spalding. She spends countless hours volunteer and mentoring for organizations the Women Tech Council, which hosts the SheTech event...
October 16, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY, October 16, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Hen House Ventures announced today that it was named as a finalist and runner-up award winner at the Utah Innovation Awards ceremony, presented Thursday, October 10 at Salt Lake City’s Rose Wagner...
October 11, 2019
Hen House Ventures received an honorable mention for professional services in the 17th Annual Utah Innovation Awards for their startup incubation program.
June 26, 2019
Neil MacDonald Named VP and General Manager for EMEA for Sequent Software.
June 4, 2019
FinTech Leaders Sequent and TIS Selected by Major Japanese Bank and Leading Card Issuer to Deliver Secure Mobile Payment solution.
April 14, 2019
Tara Spalding, Hen House Venture's president and founder was recently featured in an article published by CB Nation/CEO Blog Nation about how companies are "disrupting" and innovating the usual business styles and practices. Read Tara's take on how Hen...
September 24, 2018
Hen House Ventures assisted Pointel’s successful launch of its latest product: Genesys Adapter for Oracle CX Cloud. Hen House researched the market, created the messaging and implemented the collateral to launch the contact center software product.
November 16, 2017
The study noted that rail shippers rely heavily on external contractors and human resources to complete operational tasks while simultaneously spending a lot of time on operations and procurement, whereas effectively utilizing technology would result in a major reduction in terms of time savings, as well as free up resources to focus on “higher value” activities like reducing freight rate costs and transportation asset expenses.
July 12, 2017
Applitools, the leader in AI-based Automated Visual Testing and Monitoring for mobile, web, and native apps, raised an $8 Million round led by Sierra Ventures, with participation by Bessemer Venture Partners and existing investors Magma Venture Partners, iAngels and La Maison.
June 18, 2020
Startup Pitch at the 2020 Utah Economic Summit
Hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute
ENTER YOUR BUSINESS MODEL TO WIN $25,000 IN PRIZES AT THE UTAH ECONOMIC SUMMIT
The 2020 Utah Economic Summit is focused on bolstering Utah’s robust economy. This year, in partnership with the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, there will be a speed pitch competition featuring top startup companies from Utah. The competition is open to all Utah-based startups that meet certain criteria. The competition focuses on the development of a compelling business model. After a qualification round at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, finalists will speed pitch to a panel of experts and summit audience members. The three finalists will be competing for over $25,000, and the winner takes home the people’s choice cash prize with bragging rights for being selected as the top new venture idea at Gov. Herbert’s 2020 Utah Economic Summit. The final speed pitch will be held during a lunch event on Thursday, June 18 at the Utah Economic Summit in the Grand America Hotel.
ENTREPRENEURS: Deadline to apply is May 6. What do you have to lose, give it a try!
UTAH BUSINESS LIVE TV:
A Conversation About The Future of Work
How to Raise Money: SAFE Agreements vs. Convertible Note
This educational seminar covers the difference between taking investment using a traditional convertible note compared with a SAFE Agreement. It will touch on the differences between conversion terms, discount rates, valuation caps, and cost considerations.
- Moderator: Tara Spalding (Hen House Ventures)
- Panel of Experts: Sam Gardiner (Stoel Rives), Bill Kirth (Juno Financial), Nathan McBride (Tamerak Capital), & Jerry Vance (Preferred CFO)
March 21, 2020
7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
1555 N. Freedom Boulevard
RevRoad Annual Entrepreneur Competition
Hen House Ventures is proud to sponsor this exciting event. Come out to see top contestants compete for the top prize of $10,000.00
ENTREPRENEURS: Deadline to apply is March 6. What do you have to lose, give it a try!
February 6, 2020
3:30pm – 5pm
Garff Executive Education Building
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
January 24, 2020
9am – 5pm
Zions Bank Founders Room
1 S. Main St
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Investor Feedback by VentureCapital.org
This all-day event allows entrepreneurs to practice their pitches in front of a friendly group of investors – as well as the public.
Tara Spalding from Hen House Ventures is a pitch judge. Read more about this event.
December 4, 2019
Getting the Most out of the VentureCapital.Org Mentor Experience
This informative session covers how mentoring enhances analytical and soft skills while building out personal networks. Tara Spalding from Hen House Ventures was a panelist sharing her experiences and advice to startup mentors and “mentorees.”