A/I  Wayne Brown Institute


     Office Locations:

120 S. Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-595-1141
Fax: 801-595-1181



  • Seed



  • Information Technology



    Formed in 1983, the Wayne Brown Institute (WBI) runs the oldest and most successful non-profit venture accelerator program in the country. WBI Venture Funding Program and the WBI Angels (the second most active angel group in the state of Utah)welcome any company to submit a business plan. WBI offers entrepreneurs educational and training programs that transfer experience, knowledge, contacts and capital from the world's leading business and financial organizations to promising early-stage, technology-based companies. WBI hosts the Investors Choice conferences that bring entrepreneurs together with angel, corporate and venture investors, as well as industry experts. 60% of WBI presenting companies have found funding within 12 months. WBI also hosts The Deal Forum for very early stage companies and offers them venture-based mentoring and introductions to various angel groups and early-stage venture funds.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Bradley B. Bertoch President
    Robyn Bertoch Conference Director


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