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Despite how you feel about it, Boise has yet another listicle to brag about: Business magazine Inc. ranked the City of Trees number five on its list of the 50 Best U.S. Cities for Starting a Business in 2020.

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Women's Entrepreneurship Day was last week, celebrating women who have ventured out on their own in the business world. In Idaho, the day coincided with two new reports outlining the role women and girls play in the state's economic vitality. We talk with leaders from the Girl Scouts and the Idaho Women's Business Center to learn more. 

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SheNetworksBoise is all about women supporting women. The new monthly events have created a space for women entrepreneurs to connect, share knowledge and build their business. Event co-hosts Heather Caldera and Dulce Toscano join us in studio. 

Chobani

Early on a Monday morning, Erin Hiatt is baking some sweet treats. She fills up her measuring cup with water, adds it to the mixing bowl and turns on the KitchenAid.

 

Frontier Business

When it comes to the wage gap, Idaho women have a long way to go to be equal. But what about women entrepreneurs? A new report points to some promising findings in the Gem State.

 

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Each year, Boise Startup Week invites top tech entrepreneurs to the Treasure Valley to share ideas, pitch wares and seek startup capital. This year's begins on October 17 and Vynyl's Nick Crabbs and Trailhead's Tiam Rastegar join us to touch on upcoming tech trends and the value of drawing the contributions to the region's growing small business sector.