Sun Valley Economic Development has access to a host of local resources to help your business relocate, grow and/or prosper in the Sun Valley region.  In conjunction with the cities and other organizations, Sun Valley Economic Development has established a "Ready Team" to offer professional support and expertise to entrepreneurs.

In conjunction with the Ketchum Community Development Corporation, SVED has recently assisted with the opening of the Ketchum Innovation Center or KIC. The Ketchum Innovation Center is a business incubator and accelerator.  Sun Valley Economic Development has collaborated with KIC and Boise State University to launch a Business Mentors & Advisors Program (MAP) that leverages Sun Valley's wealth of seasoned professionals to help navigate complex business issues, including the following:

* Fundamental business strategy, including business models, target markets and
customers, customer acquisition strategies, technology choices, etc.
* Engineering, product development, production and manufacturing strategies.
* Marketing and channel strategies to best position the business for customers.
* Information technology and web strategies.
* Legal and tax issues.
* Banking and accounting choices.
* Employee hiring and compensation strategies.
* Fund-raising strategies, including structuring debt and equity investments.

For additional information, download the attached summary and/or contact Rick LeFaivre at

BAM Executive Summary.pdf205.52 KB
KIC Executive Summary.pdf456.01 KB

Harry Griffith

P.O. Box 3893 | Ketchum, Idaho 83340

Phone: 208-721-7847 | Email:

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