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When RightNow sold to Oracle for $1.8 billion, who got the money?

HELENA — After international software giant Oracle Corp. bought Bozeman software firm RightNow Technologies in 2012 for $1.8 billion, economists saw a noticeable jump in earnings for Gallatin County and the state.

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Financial disclosure: Daines worth millions; Walsh, a lot less

Financial disclosure: Daines worth millions; Walsh, a lot less

HELENA — U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines, by far, is the wealthiest member of Montana’s congressional delegation — and, according to financial-disclosure reports, has personal wealth more than 125 times that of his Democratic opponent, Sen. John Walsh.

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Gazette opinion: Let entrepreneur speak at commencements

Rocky Mountain College made the right decision for its commencement speaker.

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Gianforte named Carroll College 'entrepreneur-in-residence'

Gianforte named Carroll College 'entrepreneur-in-residence'

HELENA — Greg Gianforte and Carroll College are teaming up to develop an entrepreneurship program to help students start new businesses.

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Guest opinion: Business thrives on Montana values of individual liberty

When I wanted to start a global business in Bozeman, many people told me it was impossible. They just didn’t know Montanans like I do. We don’t give up easily. If there’s one thing I’ve found as I raised my family and grew my business here, it’s that the love of freedom and individual libert…

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Standard opinion: At least listen to what Gianfortes have to say

Standard opinion: At least listen to what Gianfortes have to say

BUTTE — Montana Tech caused a stir last week when it announced its speakers for the spring commencement ceremony. Greg and Susan Gianforte are Bozeman millionaires who founded RightNow Technologies and are leading efforts to get more Montana kids involved in the sciences.

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Gianforte unveils website for high-tech development plan

Gianforte unveils website for high-tech development plan

HELENA — Greg Gianforte, who co-founded the Bozeman software firm that he sold to Oracle Corp. for $1.8 billion, has unveiled a website to promote his plans for high-tech development for Montana — and says he’s in it for the long haul.

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Montana slow to meet demand for high-tech industry jobs

Montana slow to meet demand for high-tech industry jobs

Greg Gianforte is Montana’s high-tech rainmaker whose tiny Bozeman startup morphed into a $1.5 billion software corporation in just 15 years and spawned dozens of offspring when it was sold to one of America’s richest companies.

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Oracle wants to expand Montana relationship, president says

Oracle wants to expand Montana relationship, president says

BUTTE — Oracle, one of the nation’s largest corporations, looks forward to expanding its “special relationship” with Montana and its universities, its president, Safra Catz, told the Montana Economic Development Summit as the two-day event wrapped up Tuesday at Montana Tech.

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Democratic Party asks judge to dismiss Daines suit

Democratic Party asks judge to dismiss Daines suit

BOZEMAN — The Montana Democratic Party has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by the former boss of U.S. Rep.-elect Steve Daines over anti-Daines campaign ads.

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In home stretch for House race, Daines mostly ignoring Gillan's jabs

In home stretch for House race, Daines mostly ignoring Gillan's jabs

HELENA — In the home stretch of Montana’s U.S. House race, underdog Democrat Kim Gillan is saying don’t write her off — and that front-running Republican Steve Daines isn’t being honest with voters about his “extreme positions” and business record. “There is a clear choice in this election, …

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What has been Daines’ record, involvement at RightNow Technology?

What has been Daines’ record, involvement at RightNow Technology?

HELENA — During his entire campaign, Republican U.S. House candidate Steve Daines has pointed to his business experience at software firm RightNow Technologies as an asset. “I spent 60 hours a week-plus for the last 12 years at RightNow, having to fight to grow a company,” he said in a recen…

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U.S. House candidate's old boss sues Democrats

U.S. House candidate's old boss sues Democrats

The former boss of U.S. House candidate Steve Daines has sued the Montana Democratic Party for libel over an advertisement critical of Daines' work for a Bozeman technology company.

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Bozeman business mogul Gianforte to receive UM Pioneer in Industry Award

MISSOULA — It’s been almost a year since software mogul Greg Gianforte sold his Bozeman-based company RightNow Technologies in a $1.5 billion deal to Oracle Corp.

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Gazette opinion: Daines will bring business acumen to House

Gazette opinion: Daines will bring business acumen to House

Steve Daines is running for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat with a simple platform: More jobs, less government.

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Daines, Gillan start scrapping in low-key race for open U.S. House seat

HELENA — Democrat Kim Gillan, who’s running for Montana’s open U.S. House seat, says her Republican opponent Steve Daines is little more than a conservative ideologue, whose dogmatic approach to the nation’s problems will just lead to more gridlock in Congress.

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Spending foe Daines' firm received $15M in government contracts

Spending foe Daines' firm received $15M in government contracts

Former technology executive Steve Daines has made shrinking federal government a central theme of his campaign for Montana's sole U.S. House seat, listing the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency among his targets for budget cuts.

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From the Editor: Investment pros are cautiously optimistic about JOBS Act

In a rare demonstration of bipartisanship, Democrat and Republican legislators recently joined President Obama for the signing of Jump Start Our Business Start-Ups, known as the JOBS Act.

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Gianfortes donate $4.6 million for private school scholarships

HELENA -- Bozeman businessman Greg Gianforte and his wife, Susan, pledged Tuesday to donate $4.6 million to provide hundreds of scholarships to low- and moderate-income Montana children to attend private K-12 schools of their choice here over the next four years.

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Steve Daines

Steve Daines

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