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For Startups, the ‘Work’ Might be the Best Perk

This is a guest post by Nate Schoenfelder, Content Manager at Pingman Tools I remember the first time I told a friend I’d taken a job at a startup. After about five minutes of listing off all the perks (“we have a kegerator! And a pool table! And…”), they asked me point-blank: “Do any of […]

The Perfect Vacation, made with ❤️ in Boise

This is a guest post by Jeff Flitton, Director of Development at Vacasa As the largest vacation property management company in the country, Vacasa has all the complexities of a distributed operations company and an online travel agency in one. Technology has been and continues to be a key component of Vacasa’s growth. Vacasa was […]

Announcing the IGEM Resource Map for Entrepreneurs, Startups, and Businesses

This is a guest post by Carmen Achabal, Program Director at IGEM (Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission).  “…I’m the map, I’m the map. . .I’m the MAP!”  Having watched (what feels like) 1000 episodes of Dora the Explorer with my kids, I know the importance of Dora’s friend, the “Map”.   The “Map” guides Dora’s adventures, saving […]

An Interview with Will Clausen, Winner of the 2017 BSW Pitch Competition

  We sat down with Will Clausen, Founder and CEO of Cartogram (and winner of the 2017 BSW Pitch Competition!), to discuss his startup, their experience with BSW, and his tips for pitching. (Reminder that you can apply for the 2018 Pitch Competition, and it’s $10,000 prize, here: Can you describe what Cartogram does, and […]

Announcing the Final Schedule for #BSW2017 (Including a Few Late Changes)

The #BSW2017 schedule is now finalized! Please review your ‘Sched’ and confirm that you’ve RSVP’ed for everything you intend to attend. Reminder: the full (and updated!) schedule lives here: We have a few late changes to highlight: 1. CHANGE: The presentation on “How to Market Your Startup to Larger Companies” has been moved! This event […]

Founder Track Keynote Finalized

  Due to its popularity, we’ve moved “How to Market Your Startup to Larger Companies” to the Keynote slot at noon on Friday, October 6, at Boise Centre West (the event was previously scheduled at 9:30am on Friday, 10/6).   RSVP here:   Also! EXCITING NEWS: The presenter, Collin Lodge, (Director, Corporate Development & Strategy […]

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