2019 was a success story for Idaho banks, which enjoyed the highest profitability rate ever and led the nation in “just about every category,” according to Trent Wright, president and CEO of the Idaho Bankers Association. Bankers at year-end 2018 were concerned that ...Read More »
If there was a theme for Idaho’s entrepreneurial community in 2019, it was follow the money. And increasingly, the money was making its way here. In April, San Francisco-based privately-held financial advisory and investment firm ICONIQ Capital — rumored to ...Read More »
In the continuing process of downtown Boise bank musical chairs, First Interstate Bank is moving its downtown branch to Pioneer Crossing in January. First Interstate had already decided to move its downtown Boise branch from 9th and Idaho Streets, in ...
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Idaho companies are using U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans to form and grow. The SBA guaranteed more than $153 million in loans to small businesses in the Boise District Office, which serves southern Idaho and eastern Oregon, in fiscal ...
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The Boise Centre’s bond rating has improved from an A to an A+. The Greater Boise Auditorium District, which owns the Boise Centre, was recently notified by Standard & Poor’s Rating Services that it was upgrading the Centre’s lease revenue bond rating. The rating, considered ...Read More »
In this episode, Karen Appelgren, director of the Zions Bank Business Resource Center, breaks down all the different methods of funding for small businesses and goes over resources available to entrepreneurs. Listen on iTunes, Spotify and SoundCloud as well.Read More »