Business News

Dec 22, 2022

Industry stakeholders share current, future look at workforce, growth, and more at Forum on the Future event

Panelists tackled the (possibly) most pressing issues facing many, if not most, industries today — recruiting and retaining talent as Idaho continues to grow, with some pains — during Idaho Business Review’s annual Forum on the Future event, which intends to address the important issues business leaders need to know as they enter a new year. Two panel discussions offered the insights of nine[...]

Engage Technologies Group and APX Platform to merge
Dec 20, 2022

Biz ‘Bite:’ DEEI acquires Rock Solid Civil   

Read More IBR Headlines [feed url="https://idahobusinessreview.com/category/news/ibr-headlines/feed/" number="3"] David Evans Enterprises Inc. (DEEI), a professional services consulting and staffing firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon, acquired Rock Solid Civil LLC (RSC), a civil engineering firm in Boise on Oct. 28. RSC employees have joined David Evans and Associates Inc.’s Boise office[...]

USDA loans
Dec 20, 2022

Biz ‘Bite:’ Idaho to offer funding for small business exporters 

Read More IBR Headlines [feed url="https://idahobusinessreview.com/category/news/ibr-headlines/feed/" number="3"] The state of Idaho has received a State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant of $319,000 to support the growth of Idaho small business exporters. The grant will fund projects occurring between Sept. 30, 2022 and Sept. 29, 2023. The STEP program is funded in part by a grant with the[...]

Dec 16, 2022

Olson shares career journey, current look at Western States Equipment

There are a few key reasons why Kelly Olson is now leading Western States Equipment.  She learned what her passions were. [caption id="attachment_287467" align="alignright" width="300"] Kelly Olson, president of Western States Equipment, speaks at the Riverside Hotel Dec. 12 at the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce CEO Speaker Series. Photo courtesy of Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce[/caption[...]

Dec 14, 2022

Share Farm selected for Partner to Empower Program in Idaho 

Brookfield Properties’ Partner to Empower program recently selected Share Farm to open a new brick-and-mortar location at Boise Towne Square.   Share Farm’s mission is to improve small farm distribution, agronomic practices, quality and food safety management to bring farm to fork to the procurement level, and its new store will feature its Eat Like a Chef meal kits. [caption id="attac[...]

Hawley Troxell
Dec 12, 2022

Hawley Troxell shares forward look as new attorneys join the firm

Hawley Troxell will now have an expanded presence in Coeur d’Alene and a new presence in Spokane and Yakima as approximately 30 attorneys from Witherspoon Kelley are joining the firm. The move, announced in mid-November, is intended to expand and enhance services for clients in Idaho and across the Northwest. [caption id="attachment_286942" align="alignright" width="300"] Hawley Troxell is he[...]

Idaho Manufacturing Alliance
Dec 9, 2022

Idaho Manufacturing Alliance hosts trade show and conference for companies to ‘reinvent and reimagine’ going into 2023

Read More Business Headlines [feed url="https://idahobusinessreview.com/category/news/business-news/ibr-headlines/feed/" number="3"] Manufacturers need to know that “We are entering a new era of demographic decline, lower trade levels, labor shortages and higher cost structures.” Why? Because “We are transitioning out of an economic era where abundant global labor and trade creat[...]

Dec 7, 2022

2 credit unions focused on the technology industry open in Idaho 

Two credit unions geared toward the technology industry, each headquartered in San Jose, California, have expanded in Idaho, one with a brick-and-mortar branch and another online.  They are First Tech Federal Credit Union, which opened a branch in Eagle, and Technology Credit Union (Tech CU), which provides access to its “virtual branch” to Treasure Valley residents.  First Tech Federa[...]

Dec 7, 2022

Another software company launches new product aimed at improving local hiring experience

Local startup software company Another, based out of Eagle, recently launched a new product, AnotherHire that focuses on building solutions that bring businesses and people together. Another’s four-person team has spent the last year and a half building up a foundation for AnotherHire — a hiring platform that the company said it believes will be “an empowering tool for small- and medium-size[...]

Dec 5, 2022

New health tech startup Switchboard Health launching in Boise

Switchboard Health is a new digital health startup that was launched in early November. Based in Boise, the company's launch was announced by Route 66 Ventures, a Virginia-based health technology venture capital firm. The concept for Switchboard Health initially incubated for almost a year within Route 66 Ventures until initial funding was provided and Route 66 brought on Derek Baird as co-founder[...]

Dec 1, 2022

Dragon Fly Tarps named Small Business of the Month  

Dragon Fly Tarps is rooted in a love for the great outdoors. The company, which creates tarps/awnings for outdoor activities, began in 2003, when owner Matt Nelson saw the need for a product that would be more versatile and offer greater affordability to the average consumer. He set out to design and sew his own product, initially creating each tarp in his basement. [caption id="attachment_2871[...]

Nov 29, 2022

Biz ‘Bite:’ New RV spaces planned for Ford Idaho Center Horse Park

Read More IBR Headlines [feed url="https://idahobusinessreview.com/category/news/ibr-headlines/feed/" number="3"] The Idaho Horse Park Foundation and City of Nampa hosted a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this month to celebrate the planned construction of approximately 80 additional full-service RV spaces at the Ford Idaho Center Horse Park. The additional RV capacity is intended to support c[...]