Nov. 5, 2015

USA Today: Meridian #1 Best City to Live In

To determine America's best cities to live in, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the 550 U.S. cities with populations of 65,000 or more as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau. Based on a range of variables, including crime rates, employment growth, access to restaurants and attractions, educational attainment, and housing affordability, 24/7 Wall St. identified America's 50 Best Cities to Live.

Meridian, located just outside of Idaho's capital city of Boise, is 24//7 Wall St.'s best city to live in. The city is safe, and jobs have attracted growing numbers of new residents. Only 80 violent crimes were reported per 100,000 in Meridian last year, a fraction of the national violent crime rate of 366 violent crimes per 100,000 Americans.

Mar. 3, 2016

Profit & Purpose: Growing a company that aims to put a dent in the universe

by ​Jess Flynn

How do you define what motivates you, what gets you out of bed each morning? If you can sum it up in 140-characters you might be onto something. For Nathaniel Mueller, CEO of SaaSfocus, his one line bio pointedly states: "If anyone ever questions my purpose or intentions they are simple. I want to do interesting, compelling and meaningful things ALL the time."

Purpose and meaning are the alchemy that fuels Mueller. Spend just ten minutes with this Meridian-based global entrepreneur and that becomes clear. The ability to do meaningful work that can 'put a dent in the universe' is at the core of the start and rapid growth of his agile consulting, design and development company SaaSfocus. “We are trying to accomplish projects where we can implement meaningful change,” says Mueller. And that is his competitive advantage, at least when it comes down to the key battleground for growth - finding talent. 

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Sep. 19, 2014

Money Mag Names Meridian to Best Places to Live list… again

Money Magazine is no stranger to Idaho, and certainly, to Meridian. The magazine has named Meridian, Idaho to its 2014 list of Best Places to Live. This is the fourth time the City of Meridian has received this recognition with a ranking of 49.
Oct. 29, 2014

Visualizing the Village at Meridian

The Village at Meridian

Local blogger Amy Larson & VSquared Creative give us a tour of the new Boise Valley destination