Tag: Investment

  • 2021 Idaho Deal Flow Report

    2021 Idaho Deal Flow Report

    By Sharon Fisher | April 27, 2022 Deal flow in Idaho’s startup industry shows signs of recovering from the COVID-19 slump, with the number of deals slightly increasing from 2020, though the amount was down by almost a third compared with last year. Overall, investment deals were $3.5 billion in 2021, compared with $5.2 billion in 2020, according to the Idaho Deal Flow 2021 report, released April 26 by Alturas and the Idaho Technology Council (ITC) at the ITC’s Capital Connect conference. Overall, the number of deals was 155 compared with 151 in 2020. Of the $3.5 billion, $2.5 billion

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  • Capital Eleven is Bullish on Boise

    Capital Eleven is Bullish on Boise

    By Sharon Fisher | April 12, 2022 If you’ve been reading about startups investments in Idaho during the last couple of years, a new name has started popping up a lot. It’s Capital Eleven, a Meridian-based seed stage investment company with a portfolio of more than 30 companies, mostly Boise-based startups. “We’re nontraditional when it comes to venture investment, and we took a nontraditional path to get here,” said Travis Hawkes, managing partner. Where Capital Eleven comes from The company started 13 years ago, when Hawkes and his partner David Gardner, from Idaho Falls, decided to formalize their arrangement they

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