Success Stories

Habitat Veterinary Hospital

Transforming into a progressive, full-service veterinary hospital “The SBDC was a life line for me when I needed advice on how to keep our business running and manage our debt.” – Dr. Reed Linenberger, co-owner Dr. Reed Linenberger and Dr. Sohaila Maleki started Habitat in 2006 as a retail pet shop offering limited veterinary services. …

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Velma by NSN Solutions, Inc.

By retooling their services, a local tech company grows “It would have been tough to make it this far without the Accelerator.” – Ben Price, Managing Director & Co-Founder Velma was founded by Jacob Nordby, Nathan Nordby, Ben Price and Dan Sullivan in 2006. Initially, Velma focused on enabling loan officers to build stronger relationships …

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Success Stories

Great Harvest Bread Company

A dream becomes reality through a franchise partnership As Derek & Sophia Bates began seriously talking about their long-imagined dream of owning a bakery, a memory of a visit to the Great Harvest Bread Co. in Logan came back to them. They sent for an information packet and decided Great Harvest was a good fit. …

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Idaho Recognition Products

Accelerator provides opportunity for promotional product company to grow “Managing a business is an art.  It takes continual practice, constant personal growth and steady innovation.  The weekly mentorship at the Nampa Business Accelerator is a huge part of our success.” – Jake Lee, owner Idaho Recognition became an Idaho SBDC Resident Client at the Nampa Business …

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Moscow Auto Parts, LLC

Transitioning from employee to owner at an auto parts store “I think the SBDC helped me most by giving me an outside perspective of the business.” – Norman Terhaar, owner After 24 years of experience in the auto parts industry, Norm Terhaar purchased the NAPA Auto Parts franchise store from his employer. Norm first came to …

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