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Boise’s PlexTrac latest local firm to pick up large funding round

Boise-based PlexTrac picked up a new round of funding - bringing in more than $10 million to help it grow. Noro-Moseley Partners of Atlanta, GA...

Tim McGraw to Ice Cube: Boise company makes acquisition to grow marketing platform for musicians

Boise-based ConvertKit announced Monday it would acquire FanBridge, an email platform company focused on musicians. New York City-based FanBridge is aimed at musicians, using a...

Boise startup gets funding to bring coffee direct from farmers to your cup

It all started with a mule. And some coffee. Now, a Boise-based company will see an influx of cash as it works to grow its...

Aspiring Idaho entrepreneurs compete for cash prizes through Boise State competition

Twenty-four teams of aspiring entrepreneurs hope to win Boise State's Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge. The school holds the challenge each spring, featuring teams of students...

Truckstop purchases California company, adds to growing employee ranks

Idaho-based Truckstop.com added 160 new employees to the ranks, as part of an acquisition announced this week. The New Plymouth and Boise-based company said it...

Boise company behind reusable menstrual cups adds new products, jobs – and launches a national ad campaign

In 2019, BoiseDev first told you about Saalt - the Boise-based maker of menstrual care products. This year, the company launched a new product,...

Deal notes: Tackle.io’s investment, Vacasa’s purchase, FatBeam & Ednetics divide Tek-Hut

Several big new deals involving Idaho companies came to light in recent weeks, just the latest in a steady stream of activity for Idaho...

Eagle-based company lands funding to bring AI tech to local retail businesses

An Eagle-based startup announced it raised $3.4 million in seed funding, with hopes to expand its AI service for retailers. Fitted Inc. said it raised...

Appdetex lands new investor, additional funding

Boise-based startup Appdetex said it landed a new funding round, led by a Chicago-based private equity firm. Baird Capital and three other investors pumped $12.2...

New financial-tech startup to launch in Boise: ‘Excited to have a presence there’

Karus, a financial technology startup focused on artificial intelligence will launch its operation in Boise, the company told BoiseDev. The startup is led by CEO...

Meridian startup Crave raised $7.3 million from local investors to start national rollout

Meridian-based startup Crave Hospitality said it raised $7.3 million from investors - primarily local individuals. Its a so-called "seed round," which helps startups...

Update: Killer Creamery scoops up $1.5M from private investors

Last week, BoiseDev told you about growing healthy ice cream company, Killer Creamer. Today, the growing business confirmed it received $1.5 million from private...

An Idaho challenger to Facebook landed big cash, a million users & a ‘Bachelor’ influencer. Then it disappeared

Pitched as an alternative to Facebook and Twitter, an Eagle-based company's social network looked like it started to gain traction. Then, it disappeared. But not before...

Private equity firm moves operations to Boise, raises $250-million, scoops up household name

A private equity firm recently moved part of its HQ to Boise, closed a major round of funding - and scooped up a household...

Crave Delivery adds new restaurants & holds grand opening today

A local food delivery service has announced new restaurant partners and will host a virtual grand opening today. BoiseDev previously told you about Crave...