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Idaho-based technology startups receive national attention (access required)

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Idaho-based technology companies have received a number of national accolades. Tech Tribune recently published its annual list of the 10 Best Tech Startups in Idaho. While a number of the companies were familiar and had been included on the organization’s ...

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Boise firm uses Taiwanese partnerships to fight COVID-19 (access required)

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A Boise company is leveraging its relationships with Taiwanese firms to bring personal protective equipment (PPE) to the U.S., including Idaho. SMHeuristics, an outsourced sales and marketing company, has memoranda of understanding with several Taiwanese companies and accompanied Idaho Gov. ...

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University of Idaho promised $2.5 million for cybersecurity (access required)

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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) and the University of Idaho are partnering on a program to fund cybersecurity education that will help train future workers in the field. SEL and U of I have entered into a rolling five-year agreement, with ...

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Funding helps startups expand, protect intellectual property (access required)

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Two Boise startups have received more funding. Melt Organic, which produces plant-based dairy products, received $350,000 from Sage Growth Capital, while Retrolux, a cloud-based software company for the lighting industry, received an unspecified amount from Ideaship to fund intellectual property ...

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Program to provide coding education for Idaho students (access required)

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A new public-private partnership will give Idaho middle and high school students the opportunity to learn to code through online classes. “Coding is something that by its very nature can be delivered digitally very well,” said Gov. Brad Little during ...

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