May. 11, 2016

Code School Takes Shape at Trailhead

by Lisa Holland

Getting a degree in computer science may sound daunting, though today it’s getting easier to learn technical skills through up-skilling programs that are taking shape in the Boise Valley.

Starting on June 13th, a cohort of students will be embarking on a 12-week intensive software programming education at Trailhead. A partnership between Boise Code Works (BCW) and Trailhead Boise, the goal is to launch a permanent code school in the basement of the Trailhead building.

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Aug. 27, 2015

Techstars + Startup Grind in Boise

by Jess Flynn

"We don't need more Valleys, we need more bridges." That sentiment was the undercurrent of an energetic and packed Startup Grind Boise event this week featuring five partners from Techstars, the mentorship-driven startup accelerator.

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Jan. 14, 2016

3 Idaho Companies Advance to National Finals of Contest for Startups

Two minutes isn’t much time to explain a complicated business model.

But that’s the challenge facing entrepreneurs competing in aninternational business contest, including the 20 startup founders who made their pitch at Challenge Cup Boise on Wednesday.

About 200 packed into Trailhead, the Downtown nonprofit that aids startups, to watch entrepreneurs make their judged business pitches. At stake: a chance to advance to the national and then global rounds of Challenge Cup — and millions in startup money.