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Small Business Resources: Idaho Innovation Center

The Idaho Innovation Center is a business incubator providing resources to small fledgling companies where entrepreneurs can confidently and aggressively start and grow their small businesses through collaboration, education, mentoring and shared resources. The Idaho Innovation Center stimulates the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation promotion, fostering growth and future business development in Eastern Idaho. Working as

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TAP Into the Idaho National Laboratory

The Idaho National Laboratory’s (INL) Technical Assistance Program (TAP) enables the sharing of knowledge and specialized equipment to small businesses to be used for promoting national competitiveness. The INL TAP program: Provides assistance that is not otherwise commercially available in the region Supports up to 40 hours of INL technical assistance without charge to the

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Company Spotlight: Verified First

In a tightening labor market, it’s important for companies to quickly vet top candidates and onboard them seamlessly into their workforce. Background and drug screenings are a critical part of the hiring process, but there are inefficiencies that cost companies time, productivity, and sometimes top talent. Two serial entrepreneurs, Devon Dickinson and Tommy Cheng, felt

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“Turning ideas into businesses” – New Ventures Lab

New Ventures Lab is a hybrid co-working facility, an idea laboratory, and a community engagement and collaboration center.  They accelerate Meridian’s innovation-based economy by connecting ideas, people, and resources to create and grow new companies.   They focus on:  1) Building an entrepreneurial culture that supports and nurtures new firm formation 2) Encouraging and facilitating investment

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To Connect, Inspire and Support all Entrepreneurs – Kickstand

Founded in 2000 by a handful of brave Boise startups that believed they could achieve greater success together, Kickstand is Idaho’s oldest statewide non-profit entrepreneurial support group. “We invent, we create, we patent, we pioneer.”  Kickstand champions Idaho’s innovators – in any industry – who seek the support of the local community to succeed and

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Attention All 2C Entrepreneurs — NEO is calling you!

The Nampa Entrepreneurs Organization (NEO) is an organization made up of entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs!  NEO helps those aspiring to become an entrepreneur, and business owners who want to take their business to the next level.  NEO was developed through a partnership between the City of Nampa’s Economic Development Department and Boise State University’s TECenter, with

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Space for you to grow – Sandpoint Technology Center

Nestled between Lake Pend Oreille and Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort, entrepreneurs call the Sandpoint Technology Center home.  The STC is an over 120,000 square feet facility that supports the emergence and growth of technology businesses in north Idaho and includes configurable turnkey office space ranging from warehouse spaces to executive offices for lease.  The STC also

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Putting the SBIR/STTR Program to Work for Tech Startups and Small Businesses

Have you ever struggled to find funding for your technology idea, or to move your tech company to the next stage in development and commercialization? The SBIR/STTR programs annually provide $2.5 billion in funding to small advanced technology firms to spur new technological discoveries and facilitate the commercialization of innovations. Together they represent America’s Largest

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