Tag: Conference

  • Next Week’s Capital Connect Conference to Look at ‘Boomerangs’

    Next Week’s Capital Connect Conference to Look at ‘Boomerangs’

    By Sharon Fisher | April 19, 2022 The focus during next week’s eighth annual Capital Connect conference, produced by the Idaho Technology Council (ITC), is going to be on Idaho companies – not just the ones looking for early rounds of funding, but what ITC founder and CEO Jay Larsen calls “boomerangs”: companies that appeared as early-stage startups several years ago and are now returning after major investments or exits. “Boomerang” companies scheduled to present include StuKent, VisitPay, LiveFree Emergency Response, Lovevery, and House of Design. VisitPay CEO and cofounder Kent Ivanoff spoke at a Capital Connect conference five or

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  • Recap: 2022 Develop.idaho Conference

    Recap: 2022 Develop.idaho Conference

    By Sharon Fisher | March 8, 2022 ‘What’s the worst that can happen?’ and ‘designing for delight’: the 2022 develop.idaho conference by Sharon Fisher Watch the Conference on the ITC YouTube Channel  Now in its 11th year, the develop.idaho conference from the Idaho Technology Council (ITC) is usually thought of as referring to software development. But this year’s hybrid conference seemed focused on development in a larger sense – the development of Idaho startups, the Idaho tech ecosystem, and even the development of individual Idaho entrepreneurs as people themselves. ITC CEO and founder Jay Larsen started out the conference by

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