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A word with Kristi Saucerman: ‘I’m not trying to bring in investment money or conquer the world’ (access required)

Kristi Saucerman started Auction Frogs as a way to take nonprofit organizations’ silent auctions online. The company creates custom online auctions, receiving a flat fee or a 9 percent share of auction proceeds, and the auctions are open even to ...

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Local developers’ app could help diagnose autism (access required)

A Boise medical technology company, using a $2.2 million federal grant, is working to commercialize a smartphone app that could help doctors and parents diagnose autism and other behavior issues in children at a younger age. Behavioral Imaging Solutions has ...

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Companies look to home-grow US IT workforce

Ken Behrendt had already had his fill of the hidden costs of offshoring, but the Eagle Creek Software Services chief executive was having trouble finding enough qualified consultants to expand the company’s development and technical support business in the Dakotas. ...

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Initiative seeks gaps in Idaho’s online coverage

Look at a map showing broadband Internet access in Idaho and you’ll see broad swaths of online nothingness. Add that to the many Idaho communities that have weak or otherwise limited service, and Idaho has a problem, Mike Field said. ...

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B&B marketing company acquiring Affinity Amp, hiring in Boise (access required)

Bescover, a digital marketing company that caters to bed-and-breakfasts, is acquiring Idaho software company Affinity Amp and will add staff. “The move is intended to have our product development operations centered in Boise,” said Thomas Brown, president and CEO of ...

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Amid transitions, CradlePoint is growing (access required)

Boise tech company CradlePoint, which makes networking routers and software, is adding 50 employees and new production space in Boise this year as the company expects strong growth continue. The company has shifted from selling individual routers to individual consumers ...

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Office equipment companies poised to move into IT (access required)

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Fisher’s Document Systems has been adapting to the changing office supply environment for 70 years. When typewriters went out of style, the company moved on to provide and service printers, fax machines and copiers for local businesses. It sold its ...

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