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Vacasa, a vacation rental co. with Boise roots, aims to go public in $4.5 billion deal

Vacasa, the large vacation rental company with a strong presence in Boise, says it plans to go public this fall. The deal, which would come...

Boise software company founded by Apprentice star lands large growth investment

A Boise area software company landed a big investment round this summer. Tovuti LMS added $8 million to its coffers in an investment round...

LunchBox Wax went from one Boise salon to dozens nationwide. Now it has a high-profile new owner

The first LunchBox Wax salon opened in Downtown Boise in 2010. Debi Lane moved from Sun Valley, started the waxing-only salon with the attention-grabbing...

From tech startup to… duck calls? TSheets founders invest in another Eagle startup

Matt Rissell and Brandon Zehm started a small business to provide timesheet tracking for users of the QuickBooks platform in 2006. Just more...

Caldwell footwear co. expands in the US & internationally; names sandals after Idaho towns

In 2015, Chance Stevenson was promoted to president of High Country Plastics, a Caldwell company that specializes in rotational molding. Soon after, Stevenson says...

Startup with Boise base raises funding in fast-growing brand protection space, with focus on Amazon

A new brand protection startup partially based in Boise said it landed a large seed investment this month. IPSecure, which launched at the beginning of...

Deal notes: Cole merges with Bend firm, Epic sold to national real estate co.

Two Boise companies announced this week they would join with other firms, with one getting acquired and another taking part in a merger. Cole goes...

Startup founded in Boise plans to go public with $5 billion IPO

Remitly, a mobile payments company that initially launched in Boise in 2011, plans to go public by filing an initial public offering. The company told...

‘Banner year:’ Boise Startup Week plots expansion, with new name and amped up prize money

For 2021, Boise Startup Week will return to an in-person event -- with a new name: Boise Entrepreneur Week. "I would guess a banner year. With...

New jobs in Idaho expected as local firm invests in company focused on helping Amazon sellers

Boise venture capital firm StageDotO pulled in another investment, with the startup poised to scale up in Boise. The firm invested in Los Angeles, CA-based...

North Carolina restaurant launches ‘elevated comfort food’ on Crave delivery platform

Local-food delivery service Crave Hospitality is partnering with a North Carolina chef to bring “elevated Americana” food to the Treasure Valley.  Crawford Cookshop has just...

Deal Flow: During pandemic, Idaho saw an increase in the value of business deals in 2020

The annual Idaho Deal Flow is out - and shows $5.2 billion in mergers, acquisitions and an IPO involving Idaho companies in 2020. The annual...

Boise-based VisitPay lands deal for $300-million acquisition: local growth expected

Boise-based VisitPay will soon get new owners. R1 RCM, Inc., a publicly traded company based in Chicago announced it would buy VisitPay. The deal includes...

Boise VC firms back Seattle startup, which is growing a local team

Two Idaho-based venture capital firms will back a growing startup aiming to connect devices to the Internet. Teal Communications, based in Seattle, closed a $9.1...

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...