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25 04, 2018

How To Impress Venture Capitalists With More Than Just Your Business Plan

2018-04-25T15:11:22+00:00 April 25th, 2018|

How To Impress Venture Capitalists With More Than Just Your Business Plan Of the roughly 6 million startups that form in the U.S. every year, only 8,076 of these are funded through true venture capital. This means that the investment satisfies all the characteristics of true venture capital and that all the blocks have been [...]

25 11, 2016

Free Access to BBCetc’s Webinars through the Idaho SBDC

2017-05-23T11:36:45+00:00 November 25th, 2016|

  Many SBIR solicitations have come out in the last several weeks. Did you know that through the Idaho SBDC you can access BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting's webinars on writing and submitting a proposal for free? Contact us to receive the pass.

18 11, 2016

Inergy pushes boundaries of solar energy, continue record-breaking Indiegogo success with newest product: The Raptor Pro

2017-05-23T11:36:45+00:00 November 18th, 2016|

Raptor Pro revolutionizes the portable solar market as the world’s first solar powered quick charger. POCATELLO, ID – Coming on the heels of two hugely successful Indiegogo campaigns, the Home Base and Kodiak, Inergy, the company known for driving the progress of affordable solar energy technology, now looks to revolutionize the portable charger by launching [...]

13 10, 2016

Startup capital for startup businesses

2017-05-23T11:36:46+00:00 October 13th, 2016|

  Not all startups can raise capital. That's where the EDRLF comes in. This fund is meant to supply loans to high-tech and manufacturing businesses that have been turned down for traditional bank loans.* Up to a $400,000 loan amount is available, with competitive terms and rates. You need money, and we have it! As a [...]

10 10, 2016

It’s time to apply for the 2017 Investors Choice® Conference!

2017-05-23T11:36:46+00:00 October 10th, 2016|

  Do not miss the 33rd Annual It's time to apply! The Investors Choice® Conference continues to help emerging companies improve their business pitch, gain business insight and attract potential investors. Companies participating in this Conference have gone on to raise $10 billion in financial transactions since the Institute's Founding in 1983. As compiled in the [...]

6 10, 2016

Utah’s High West Distillery acquired in $160 million deal

2016-10-06T09:30:45+00:00 October 6th, 2016|

By Kathy Stephenson Utah's High West Distillery, which became the state's first modern-day spirit maker eight years ago, is being bought for $160 million by one of the largest alcohol beverage companies in the country. The acquisition by Constellation Brands, announced Wednesday, is expected to close by the end of October and includes High West's [...]

30 09, 2016

Here’s Why Utah Is a Magnet for Tech Startups

2017-05-23T11:36:46+00:00 September 30th, 2016|

By Michal Lev-Ram The secrets of the “Silicon Slopes.” Qualtrics, a “customer-service experience management” company that specializes in gathering customer feedback through online surveys, is a big deal in Provo, Utah. It now employs 1,200 people, claims 65% of the Fortune 500 as customers, and enjoys a valuation of more than $1 billion, earning it [...]

22 09, 2016

VentureCapital.org Tapped by Salt Lake County to Run its $7 Million Revolving Loan Fund

2017-05-23T11:36:46+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VentureCapital.org™ today announced that it has entered into a three-year agreement with Salt Lake County to run the county’s $7 million revolving loan fund. Under terms of the agreement, VentureCapital.org will administer all existing loans in Salt Lake County’s Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund (EDRLF), while also reviewing, approving and administering new [...]

7 09, 2016

Creating Waves for Women

2017-05-23T11:36:46+00:00 September 7th, 2016|

Jennifer Meyer Helps Women Entrepreneurs to Realize Their Dreams by Liza Long, photo by Jim Peterson Women are enjoying tremendous gains in a variety of careers. But women entrepreneurs and the investors who fund them are still under-represented in society. In fact, a 2010 report from the American Enterprise Institute found that women are 60% less [...]