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Sharon Fisher is an Idaho Business Review staff writer, covering financial institutions, technology, and business development. She holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a masters in public administration and graduate certificates in geographic informational analysis and in community and regional planning from Boise State University. She likes explaining things and going to meetings. Join me on Twitter at @IBR_SLFisher.

Secretary of State’s office rolls out new business software

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Saying it would bring the business portion of his office into the 21st century, Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced new business filing software. “We’re ready for business at the speed of business,” he said. The SOS Enterprise software, produced ...

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Snacktivist Foods, Lumineye win Boise Startup Week pitch contests (access required)

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Boise Startup Week this year included two pitch contests with $10,000 cash prizes for the winners – “Trailmix,” focused on processed food products, and a more general startup contest. The winner of the Trailmix competition was Snacktivist Foods, a Coeur ...

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Micron throws itself a birthday party

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“Boise is our headquarters,” Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra said on Thursday. “It is the center of our research and development,” which in turn is the foundation of the company’s global presence. Mehrotra was in Boise to take part in the ...

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McCall region looks to grow, starting with broadband (access required)

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Idaho’s west central mountain communities such as McCall, Donnelley, and Cascade are trying to attract workers to improve their economic development, and they see improved broadband internet access as one avenue. “It’s a community issue,” said Andrew Mentzer, executive director ...

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First Interstate buys Idaho Independent, Community 1st banks

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Continuing its plan to dominate the Northwest, First Interstate BancSystem has acquired not one but two Idaho banks, in addition to the two it had previously acquired. The Billings, Montana-based company announced Oct. 11 that it had acquired Idaho Independent ...

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Trailmix event promotes Idaho startup food producers

In an event intended to showcase entrepreneurship in Idaho’s food processing industry, grocery retailer Albertsons and downtown Boise co-working space Trailhead are partnering on “Trailmix,” a competition for startup food producers. The event will be held Oct. 18 at Trailhead ...

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