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A word with Consul General of Canada, Brandon Lee (access required)

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No other country, aside from the United States itself, is as important to Idaho business as Canada. Our nearest foreign neighbor is not only the largest source of Idaho exports but also participates in many important partnerships ranging from agriculture ...

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Idaho Department of Commerce funds two startup projects (access required)

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The Idaho Department of Commerce has awarded two grants, totaling more than $460,000, that will help two Idaho companies bring new technologies to market. The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission program, through the Department of Commerce, offers grants to Idaho’s three ...

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A word with the Idaho Technology Council on the Deal Flow Report (access required)

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Private investment in companies is a critical driver of entrepreneurship and economic growth. Fortunately, Idaho continues to see expansion in the volume of investment, according to the latest Deal Flow Report, released June 11 at the Idaho Technology Council’s Capital ...

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Idaho startups take advantage of federal funding program (access required)

Some Idaho startups are starting to take more advantage of a federal program intended to help turn technologies into products. The program is Small Business Innovation Research, and 11 federal agencies, ranging from the Department of Agriculture to the National ...

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Idaho Deal Flow report: Numbers down, dollars take big jump (access required)

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Private investment in Idaho companies dropped slightly from 2018 to 2019 — though Micron’s acquisition of IM Flash Technologies from Intel boosted the total dollars invested. Overall, investment deals jumped to $4.42 billion in 2019, compared with $1.65 billion the previous ...

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