Triple Tree Co-Founders Sam Lucas and Paul Burton started their integrated software development firm in August 2016. Since then, they’ve been named one of Montana’s tech startups to watch, helped launch multi-million dollar startups, and hired 4 full-time staff members.
Canty Boots has grown due to Nikki’s willingness to learn and persevere - including working tirelessly for three years to get into a high-end store called Kemo Sabe with locations in Aspen, Vail and Las Vegas. Once she got in to those locations everything blew up: “I respect their business so much and the store is so beautifully curated. I still pinch myself that my boots are in there.”
LumenAd currently employs 62 people, and continues to grow with offices in Missoula & Bozeman, Montana, and Austin, Texas. Between their Bozeman and Missoula offices they’ve received approximately $300k from the Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund. That funding has allowed LumenAd to invest in great employees - and the faster they can hire, the faster they can grow.
Laura Orvidas spent 19 years helping build Amazon— the company that has forever revolutionized online retail—into a global tech giant. In 2018 she seized an opportunity to direct onX’s meteoric growth from Bozeman, Montana. It didn’t take long to decide to take the top leadership role with a company fresh off a $20.3 million investment round led by Summit Partners.