January 31st, 2024

MWCN Entrepreneur of the Year Event

Each year, MountainWest Capital Network (MWCN) recognizes a Utah business executive who has built a successful Utah-based company, inspiring others to participate in the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship. The MWCN Entrepreneur of the Year Award is unique because it celebrates those that give back to the state.

The MWCN 36th annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be presented to David S. Layton, President & CEO of Layton Construction.

500 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT

Date & Time:
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
11:00 am MST – 12 pm MST – Reception & Networking
12:00 pm MST – 1:30 pm MST – Lunch & Presentation

MWCN Members: $100.00
Non-MWCN Members: $125.00

April 18th, 2024

MWCN Business Forum

MWCN welcomes Colton Pond, CMO, LoanPro speaking on The Power of Integrating Marketing and Sales: Driving Hyper Growth at Fast Paced Tech Startups

Colton is a seasoned marketing executive who brings strong experience in fintech and financial services. He considers himself to be a “true fintech nerd” who lives and breathes fintech every single day. As the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of LoanPro, he oversees all aspects of marketing to meet rising market demands for LoanPro’s API-first lending platform. Colton most recently led marketing on Truv’s executive team helping grow year over year revenue by 300% and held several influential roles in marketing and sales at MX, Lucid, and HealthEquity.

In the Summer of 2021, LoanPro secured a $100M Series-A Investment from FTV Capital. LoanPro has been recognized as a MWCN Utah 100 Fastest Growing Company in 2022 and 2023.

This MWCN Business Forum is hosted by Strategic Sponsor Dentons Durham Jones & Pinegar.

111 S Main St, STE 2400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111 (Parking available at City Creek)

Date & Time:
Wednesday, April 18, 2024
11:30 am MST – 1 pm MST

MWCN Members: $20.00
MWCN Guests: $40.00


May 16th, 2024

MWCN Deal Flow Event

The MountainWest Capital Network 29th Annual Deal Flow Event and Report make an invaluable contribution to the community by reporting transactions and recognizing Utah Deal Makers.

Transactions included in the report are:

  • Private Offerings, including SPAC’s;
  • Private Placements, including Venture Capital, Private Equity and Angel Investments
  • Mergers and Acquisitions; and
  • A highlight of Capital Providers in Utah

We look forward to an afternoon of networking with the deal community. The Deal Flow Report will be presented and various noteworthy deals will be featured. You can expect a lively crowd, gathered to celebrate deal flow and enjoy the great space at Rice Eccles Stadium, Field Level which will feature an opportunity to tour the locker rooms, meet and greet with a coach along with desserts, drinks and a cash bar.

Each attendee will receive a personal copy of the Deal Flow Report.

Presenting Sponsor: KeyBank

Event Location:
University of Utah Rice Eccles Stadium Club, Field Level
451 South 1400 East, Ste 201, SLC UT 84112

Event Date:
Thursday, May 16, 2024

  • Event Times
  • Registration 3:00pm
  • Networking Open House & Tours 3:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Deal Flow Presentation 3:45pm – 4:15pm
  • Book Distribution 4:15pm – 5:00pm

Event Cost:
MWCN Members $75
MWCN Non-Members $95

July 11, 2024

MWCN Golf Tournament

The tournament provides participants with an opportunity to join more than 170 key business decision makers for a day of golf and networking!

October 2nd, 2024

MWCN Utah 100 Award Event

2024 event details coming soon…