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Washington State Business News

November 15, 2018

Job growth, affordable housing lures people to Spokane area:

November 14, 2018

State of Washington Department of Commerce Director's Update - November 2018:

November 8, 2018

Washington State Offers Session Focusing On New Tax Break - Opportunity Zones - 11/14-15 - Bell Harbor, WA:

November 5, 2018

Seattle's Hotel Boom Could Go Bust:

September 25, 2018

As tensions rise in booming Seattle, tech industry steps up civic engagement:

September 25, 2018

Getting There: How do we fix our crumbling roadways?:

September 14, 2018

SIXSITE Gear - High-end camouflage apparel produced in Spokane by K-L Mfg. Co. for former Navy Seal :

August 20, 2018

Spokane's increasingly worst-kept secret: It's a great place to live and work:

July 23, 2018

Amazon to build large distribution facility in Spokane:

June 16, 2018

Washington Gov. Inslee Says Rural Broadband 'Economic Challenge of Our Time':

May 30, 2018

State of Washington businesses beware: misleading letter calls for annual registration renewals:

May 22, 2018

Now will you come to Tacoma? New tax credit takes aim at Seattle's new head tax:

March 29, 2018

Washington Rural Broadband Bill Becomes Law:

March 19, 2018

What's wrong with Seattle's startup scene? Despite top talent, a lack of venture capital stunts growth:

March 1, 2018

Washington State Passes Nation's Toughest Net Neutrality Law:

January 29, 2018

Washington State University's 'Drive to 25' campaign puts the focus on research:

January 16, 2018

The Urban-Rural Divide in Washington State:

January 6, 2018

Infrastructure improvements help lure new business to Spokane Valley:

December 15, 2017

Washington will keep net neutrality in state if FCC won't for the nation, Inslee says:

November 29, 2017

Hey, women in business: This conference will help you replace stress with strength:

September 30, 2017

Biotech hub looking to bring high-paying careers to Tacoma:

September 30, 2017

What would it take for Tacoma to become a hub for high-paying tech jobs?:

September 27, 2017

Wood products to bring 150 jobs to Spokane Valley:

September 13, 2017

Sustainable Seattle: It's not just a buzzword but a reality :

September 1, 2017

EWU and Microsoft join forces on new data analytics degree program:

August 9, 2017

Avista. Telect. Now Red Lion. What gives in Spokane?:

August 4, 2017

WeWork developing co-living space in Seattle with Martin Selig :

July 16, 2017

Investors pump $20M into Seattle startup Textio, which helps job recruiters find the right words :

July 15, 2017

Fox Business show slams Seattle as 'socialist hellhole' :

June 12, 2017

As lawmakers in Washington state crawl toward budget deal, state makes plans for partial shutdown:

May 2, 2017

State of Washington sued over community colleges' troubled software system:

March 11, 2017

Plan Washington - Unlock Potential :

January 17, 2017

Thousands call for lawmakers to spend more on schools:

January 12, 2017

Startup funding ends 2016 on a high note in Washington state - VC funding leaped:

January 11, 2017

Washington state proposal seeks expansion of wine refill law:

December 20, 2016

Taxing the rich: A solution to the state of Washington's budget mess?:

December 16, 2016

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wants to raise taxes and funnel nearly $4 billion more into schools over the next two years:

December 8, 2016

In new case, WTO rules against Washington state's tax breaks for Boeing 777X plants :

December 7, 2016

Dashboard Helps Washington Track State Agencies' Open Data Progress:

November 29, 2016

Inland Northwest Economic Developments, Fall 2016:

November 15, 2016

Seattle book exchange program promotes the city:

October 22, 2016

University of Washington launches historic $5 billion philanthropic campaign:

October 13, 2016

The State of Washington expands program aimed at attracting successful urban entrepreneurs to mentor rural business people:

October 2, 2016

Next Big Tech Corridor? Between Seattle and Vancouver, Planners Hope:

August 16, 2016

Boise-born entrepreneur Matt Oppenheimer rises in Seattle financial-tech sector:

July 7, 2016

Washington Debuts Scalable Job Match Website for Highly Mobile Workforce:

June 9, 2016

Is this booming Northwest land a paradise or disaster waiting to happen? :

May 10, 2016

Downtown Spokane Macy's bids due Wednesday:

March 29, 2016

Google Makes a Big Move in Seattle:

March 10, 2016

Inland Northwest Economic Developments, Winter 2016:

January 15, 2016

High-Capacity Data Centers Blindsided by Increase in Utilities Charges:

December 11, 2015

Lawmakers geek out over Washington state's rising space industry:

November 27, 2015

Spokane on track to add 6,000 jobs this year :

October 29, 2015

Salesforce Plans To Double Seattle Area Workforce, Open New Office:

October 28, 2015

State says growing economy is reason for more traffic congestion:

October 9, 2015

Seattle, in Midst of Tech Boom, Tries to Keep Its Soul:

October 8, 2015

Glowforge hits $1 million pre-order mark for its 3-D laser printer in the first 12 hours.:

July 30, 2015

Comcast chooses Liberty Lake, WA site for customer service center:

July 22, 2015

County's fast approval of broadband-boosting towers draws :

July 8, 2015

$73 Million Expansion Underway for Seattle's Pike Place Market :

July 2, 2015

Washington state slashes college tuition:

June 14, 2015

The Yes Works - Improv group uses performance skills for business training:

April 25, 2015

State of Washington's roads in bad shape, report warns:

April 10, 2015

Skyly Refines the Science of Political Fundraising:

February 11, 2015

Overby Tech Group:

January 6, 2015

Seattle Bets on the Startup Economy:

January 5, 2015

Coldwater Creek may be gone, but Sandpoint is enjoying a second wind:

December 27, 2014

Firefighter's BADAxx needs funding for production:

December 17, 2014

ALTEK enables customers to take advantage of different custom manufacturing processes under one roof. :

September 16, 2014

Out-Migration Grows in Seattle and Portland :

September 2, 2014

Introducing Nuiku, a revolutionary smartphone application that has been built with the sales person as the hero.:

June 11, 2014

Equity company buys Coldwater Creek assets, talks of relaunch:

May 12, 2014

Another $100 million at Moses Lake carbon fiber plant means two more production lines, 75 more jobs:

April 15, 2014

Washington State University considers med school on its Spokane campus.:

April 3, 2014

Spokane-based ReliOn bought by Plug Power:

February 17, 2014

Seattle's smartest creative geeks: Kyle Kesterson - Freak'n Genius:

January 16, 2014

Washington governor vows to do more to keep Boeing, even after $9 billion in tax breaks:

December 10, 2013

Possible Boeing Move Worries Washington State:

December 10, 2013

The Startup Seattle effect - Why promoting Seattle's startup community is our best chance for global greatness. :

November 15, 2013

Affordability: Seattle's Ace in Becoming the Next Tech Capital:

November 14, 2013

Microsoft, Washington state partner to offer free IT courses:

November 7, 2013

Venture capitalists invest $23 Million in Liberty Lake's 2nd Watch Inc.:

October 29, 2013

Plum Creek Timber to buy MeadWestvaco land for $1 billion:

September 4, 2013

Boeing moves advanced-concepts engineering to California:

September 3, 2013

Valley Tech, Avista extend entrepreneurship program to high schoolers:

August 14, 2013

Washington's higher ed challenge: 50/50 by 2020:

August 2, 2013

Innovate will try again to get state funding:

July 22, 2013

DUI arrests decrease after state monopoly on liquor sales ends:

July 18, 2013

University of Washington announcing 17 tech spinoffs:

July 11, 2013

Innovate Washington loses state funding:

July 7, 2013

State's students flocking to computer-science programs:

June 20, 2013

Montana feeds Seattle - A healthy portion of Emerald City eateries serve up the Big Sky:

June 20, 2013

Mike Flynn & Associates:

June 6, 2013

Is Seattle becoming the place for women who code? CodeFellows says yes:

June 1, 2013

Boeing shifting engineering work to California, S. Carolina:

May 3, 2013

Itronix era ends not with a bang but a whimper:

April 24, 2013

Expanding full-day kindergarten possible in Spokane:

April 17, 2013

Pend Oreille County to get community broadband:

April 15, 2013

Who's your mentor? Two Seattle execs and one software platform (Collective Changes) aim to help women grow their businesses. :

April 7, 2013

Worm composting plan takes Spokane economy summit spotlight:

April 5, 2013

Washington Governor Inslee Proposes Plan for Business Climate, STEM Education:

March 22, 2013

Hedging by utilities cost Washington ratepayers $800 million, state says:

February 23, 2013

Lex Blog - Think. Write. Connect. Transform Your Law Practice. One blog at a time.:

February 20, 2013

Itron CEO Talks Smart Grids and Cities, Big Data, China, and Water:

February 14, 2013

Washington Gov. Inslee reveals $120 million jobs package :

January 24, 2013

Liberty Lake. WA tech startup CXOWARE lands funding:

January 10, 2013

Magazine ranks Spokane third-gayest city in the nation:

December 15, 2012

Innovate Washington Launches SBIR / STTR Funding Programs:

December 13, 2012

University of Washington Spinout Funded by Madrona To Build Cheap Home Sensor Networks:

December 12, 2012

Washington State University launches its own beef brand, Angus, Wagyu cuts :

November 2, 2012

How Hood River morphed into the Aspen of the West:

November 1, 2012

Can Washington get its life sciences groove back?:

October 22, 2012

Schweitzer has big plans for expansion in Lewiston, Idaho :

August 22, 2012

Washington State University software glitch stymies students:

August 6, 2012

Medical care in Spokane faces future boldly:

July 11, 2012

University of Washington's Computer Science Hiring Spree Nets More Kudos:

July 11, 2012

Students Work With Industry Professionals In New Venture Capital Fund For Uw Startups:

July 8, 2012

The University of Washington - A Northwest Pipeline to Silicon Valley:

July 6, 2012

Stretching Dollars to Nurture Factories:

July 4, 2012

Northeastern Looks Northwest, Aims to Fill Voids in Tech Job Market with Seattle Campus:

July 4, 2012

Frazier Healthcare Ventures Makes It Official: Seeking to Raise New $400M Fund :

June 26, 2012

Spokane, Washington Nurtures Internet Startups With Global Reach:

May 10, 2012

Web developers upset with free site offer:

April 22, 2012

Event aims to foster new businesses - Startup Weekend at Gonzaga intense:

February 28, 2012

The local president of the Better Business Bureau, Jan Quintrall will lead the City of Spokane's business and economic development efforts:

February 6, 2012

Ritzville, Washington taps roots to cultivate tourism :

January 24, 2012

Governor demands 'Lean management' for all state agencies :

January 18, 2012

Cadence Biomedical Snags First $1M to Help Disabled People Walk:

January 10, 2012

Higher-ed woes tied to state 'leadership vacuum':

January 10, 2012

Washington Governor chris Gregoire to push for billions for transportation:

January 10, 2012

Young Entrepreneur Social: Seattle Has to Stop Eating its Young:

January 8, 2012

Better Business Bureau and Forbes don't see eye to eye about Spokane:

January 8, 2012

Pacinian hopes new technology leads to keyboard evolution:

December 26, 2011

Washington governor seeks a sales tax increase to limit education cuts:

December 22, 2011

Exploring an Angel Conference in Seattle:

December 21, 2011

Voyager Capital Aims for $125M in New Fund:

December 7, 2011

Providence Health & Services bringing 250 billing jobs to Spokane:

December 6, 2011

Washington Small Business Credit Initiative to spur $300 million in new lending:

November 17, 2011

Gov. Gregoire Announces $9.8M Workforce PlanThat Supports University Research, Engineering Grads To Ensure 737 MAX Is Built In Washington State:

November 16, 2011

A Look Ahead for Washington State's Life Sciences Cluster:

November 15, 2011

Is Seattle the center of supercomputing?:

November 10, 2011

Seattle 'the envy of would-be Silicon Valleys around the world' :

November 10, 2011

Quincy, Wash., Cashes in on Data Center Boom :

November 9, 2011

Voters kick state out of liquor business:

October 31, 2011

VISIONTECH360 Selected to Guide University of Washington iSchool Through 2015:

October 20, 2011

Tech giant EMC thinks even bigger about Seattle:

October 19, 2011

West Corp. to hire 250 for Spokane call center:

October 15, 2011

Boeing and Microsoft boom, but Washington State busts:

September 22, 2011

Indian tech giant comes to Redmond, hiring hundreds:

September 19, 2011

Luring tourists to Washington state becomes private effort:

September 7, 2011

The future is in Moses Lake, WA:

September 2, 2011

BMW plant opening hailed in Moses Lake, Washington:

August 8, 2011

How Seattle Set Out to Create a Biotech Hub and Fostered a Global Health Nexus:

August 8, 2011

Innovate Washington:

July 15, 2011

Seattle Grows Up:

July 12, 2011

A Tourism Office Falls Victim to Hard Times:

July 5, 2011

Local firms don't leap on notion of health data jobs Consultant says market niche promises new jobs; local leaders are skeptical:

June 28, 2011

Recession forces states to rethink tourism funding:

June 15, 2011

Will the Last Family Leaving Seattle Please Turn out the Lights?:

June 3, 2011

Bay Area Technology Firms Put Down Roots in Seattle :

April 20, 2011

State business group outlines goals during Vancouver visit:

March 31, 2011

Online sales growth is worsening state budget trouble:

March 14, 2011

Building a positive climate for businesses:

February 4, 2011

Governor wants to 'spur economy':

January 19, 2011

Online Western Governors University seen as part of solving state's growing higher-ed crisis:

January 19, 2011

The State of Seattle Biotech 2011: Xconomy's Chat With UW Faculty & Students:

January 11, 2011

State of Washington View: California bleeding manufacturing jobs; are we next?:

January 3, 2011

Higher ed task force has ideas for Washington lawmakers:

January 1, 2011

Washington budget cuts raise questions about higher education quality and accessibility :

December 31, 2010

Washington State Regulators Approve Private Takeover of Broadband:

December 30, 2010

Flynn's Harp: Drama for three Washington banks in 2010:

December 29, 2010

State of broadband in Washington: Fast and plentiful, in cities:

December 17, 2010

Washington Startups Collect $24M in November, Med Devices Lead the Way:

November 10, 2010

Port cuts funding to economic development group:

November 6, 2010

Gov. Gregoire says BMW's Moses Lake, Washington factory may double in size, jobs:

November 1, 2010

Gov. Gregoire to Gov. Perry of Texas: "Don't mess with Washington":

October 23, 2010

$3.1 million pledged for Tacoma-Pierce County economic board:

September 19, 2010

Spokane’s higher-ed grades improving:

August 30, 2010

Washington state tries to lure China investors:

August 16, 2010

PBS chooses Bellingham, Washington to show sustainable economy:

July 22, 2010

Merger to create heart institute: Providence, doctor groups to broaden array of services in Spokane, WA:

July 16, 2010

University of Washington's annual economic impact on Washington is $9.1 billion:

July 14, 2010

I-1098 might slow entrepreneurship With income tax, wealthy could have less motive, means to invest in Washington State:

July 3, 2010

Free downtown Wi-Fi returning to Spokane, WA:

June 18, 2010

How Seattle Startups Could Lead the World: Five Technology Themes to Watch:

June 12, 2010

Gig Harbor, Washington company Environmental Chemical Solutions, eager to help with Gulf oil spill – but denied:

June 4, 2010

Washington State University Professor’s Company Named Manufacturer of the Year - Digilent Inc.:

May 27, 2010

Geoff Entress, the Go-To Startup Investor, Weaves Himself Deeper Into Seattle Tech Community With Founder’s Co-op:

April 26, 2010

Twitter Buys Seattle’s Cloudhopper to Expand SMS Service Globally: The Story Behind the Deal:

April 25, 2010

Seattle biotech firm, Dendreon on verge of a groundbreaking cancer vaccine:

April 19, 2010

Washington’s Top 10 Venture Deals of the First Quarter—and Some Reactions:

April 14, 2010

PerkinElmer will buy Spokane genetic test company, Signature Genomic Laboratories:

April 10, 2010

University of Washington study: Microsoft accounts for 13.6% of Washington state economy:

April 7, 2010

Hydropower draws BMW carbon-fiber factory to Washington:

April 4, 2010

Washington wineries now top 650:

February 11, 2010

A Good Start? Washington state Companies Raised $57M in January, Up from $22M in Previous Month:

January 27, 2010

State’s farmers to get millions for marketing:

January 19, 2010

Seattle falls in small business vitality ranking:

January 16, 2010

Goal: Create 40,000 jobs in Washington - Commerce chief asks what state can do to encourage private investment:

January 10, 2010

Towns rally to revive Main Street program slashed by Gregoire :

December 13, 2009

New state commerce director puts agency’s focus on job creation:

December 10, 2009

Spokane's top economic official steps down :

November 18, 2009

SIRTI Technology Growth Fund Proves To Be A Critical Source of Growth Capital For Innovative Companies:

October 28, 2009

Washington Technology Center News -- Fall 2009:

October 21, 2009

Seattle Biotech Needs More Bars, Less University Red Tape, and the Same Daring Attitude, & Other Highlights from Seattle Life Sciences 2029:

October 14, 2009

Lee Hood’s New Company, Integrated Diagnostics, Snags $30M to Spot Cancer and Alzheimer’s in Early Days:

October 11, 2009

Diverse 'clusters' put Spokane on the map:

October 11, 2009

Businesses dip toes into online networking pools:

October 3, 2009

10 Clark County, Washington tech firms you've never heard of:

September 28, 2009

Appature Looks to Land Venture Funding, Go Big in Healthcare Marketing Software:

September 23, 2009

Biotech Pioneer Steve Gillis on Life as a VC, How Today’s Entrepreneurs Can Make It, and Seattle’s Future in Life Sciences (Part 1):

September 18, 2009

Washington State could shine as solar hub:

August 23, 2009

Growing Spokane lab joins cancer fight - Signature Genomic:

August 19, 2009

ClearAccess raises $6M in venture capital financing from Buerk Dale Victor, DFJ Frontier and Blade Ventures:

August 9, 2009

10 tech firms you've never heard of in Clark County, Washington:

August 3, 2009

A tale of Washington state's economic distress:

July 25, 2009

Device safely removes Taser darts - Global Pathogen Solutions Inc. :

July 23, 2009

Washington state's new data center: wait just a minute!:

July 16, 2009

Bio Architecture Lab Raises Cash, OVP Invests in Limerick, & More Seattle-Area Life Sciences News:

July 10, 2009

Insitu's growth takes off in Bingen, Washington:

July 7, 2009

SUMMER 2009 Washington Technology Center NEWS:

July 6, 2009

Spokane, Washington area’s grand tech plan departed with HP:

July 1, 2009

Flynn's Harp: Unpleasant surprises loom for Washington property taxpayers:

July 1, 2009

Washington Technology Center Awards $376,454 to Spur Innovation and Jobs:

June 9, 2009

New State of Washington Commerce director talks about his new role:

June 3, 2009

2009 Washington Governor's Best Practice Awards nomination deadline:

June 3, 2009

Washington State University Vancouver Students Create Web Site to Promote SW Washington - “Living in Southwest Washington” :

May 31, 2009

Wind turbine blade plant could bring 600 jobs:

May 25, 2009

The New Vulcan Capital: Steve Hall and Chris Temple on Working with Paul Allen, Investing with Partners, and Banking On Seattle Innovation:

May 15, 2009

Innovation Continues to Thrive at Sirti in Spokane:

May 14, 2009

Spokane, Washington: Scam Capital of America. Tacoma says, "We're #1!":

May 12, 2009

Seattle 5th on high tech cities list? Ouch:

May 7, 2009

The Rise of Seattle’s High-Tech Cluster, As Told By Madrona’s Tom Alberg (Part 1):

May 5, 2009

Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association (WBBA) and Sirti Partner to Grow Life Sciences Companies in Eastern Washington:

April 13, 2009

Tacoma, WA web design company, Sitecrafting, does it right:

April 6, 2009

Washington community colleges lack funds for retraining:

March 20, 2009

Recession will push nearly 40,000 more Washington State children into poverty:

March 10, 2009

Gates Foundation to give Seattle schools $7.2 million:

February 16, 2009

Technology from Remote Medical delivers emergency medical care around the globe:

February 15, 2009

Got brawn? Wear a kilt - Utilikilts Co. of Seattle:

February 4, 2009

Anacortes, WA business thrives after couple cuts hours:

February 1, 2009

Want a job? Try nursing, high-tech - statewide employment database lists nearly 15,000 jobs:

January 28, 2009

Vancouver, Washington's nLight gets $10.7 million in venture capital financing:

January 23, 2009

Microsoft layoffs could boost Seattle's tech industry in long run:

January 15, 2009

State of Washington Innovation Summit: We've introduced a blog -- start the dialogue now!:

January 15, 2009

Washington Governor Gregoire says her program will put 20,000 to work:

January 14, 2009

Washington Technology Center Awards $561,797 in Research Funding:

December 23, 2008

Seattle biotech Kineta funds research step by step:

December 16, 2008

Port of Seattle, Port of Dalian, China forge "eco-partnership":

December 5, 2008

DO-IT Scholars now accepting applications from high school sophomores and juniors with disabilities:

November 24, 2008

Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd Requests $100,000 Pay Reduction:

November 20, 2008

WSU Tri-Cities Awarded $23 Million to Help Region’s Middle School Students Overcome Barriers to Higher Education:

November 19, 2008

Creating legislative awareness of business issues in Washington State:

November 13, 2008

Save money and resources: free energy assessments for 20 Seattle-area businesses:

October 29, 2008

Spokane Public School District plans $18 million highschool workforce skills project :

October 27, 2008

Spokane-based IT company Cycrest Systems buying Allied Systems - looking for new employees:

October 23, 2008

Washington Governor calls few shots on state's economy:

October 19, 2008

Washington State University failed to verify references for the new now-former provost:

October 17, 2008

Inside Entrepreneurship: Local (Seattle) help for small businesses:

October 14, 2008

Spokane Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau studies expected to boost efforts :

October 8, 2008

Seattle’s Top Entrepreneurs Band Together To Invest In Local Startups. Founder’s Co-op :

October 1, 2008

University of Washington sues to end bank contract:

September 23, 2008

Washington’s Top Students To Be Offered Assured Admission to Washington State University:

September 20, 2008

Seattle's Housing Can't Handle Projected Growth :

September 19, 2008

Spokane Valley-based contract manufacturer Key Tronic garners 10 new clients:

September 15, 2008

September 2008 University of Washington Business News Wire:

September 14, 2008

Olympia, Tacoma, Seattle move up on Milken’s ‘best cities’ list:

September 12, 2008

Venture Capital: Big Fish hauls in $83.3 million in funding:

September 8, 2008

Biotech concern pushes frontiers Signature Genomic expects:

August 22, 2008

Seattle firm, MagicWheels Inc., reinventing the wheel - Complex gear helps wheelchair users navigate difficult terrain:

August 13, 2008

Redmond, Washington's FiatLux Imaging software lets doctors work with standard PCs or PDAs:

August 6, 2008

Tobacco fund could help get ideas from scientists in Washington State to market:

August 5, 2008

How do you think Washington State should promote itself?:

July 25, 2008

Venture Capital: Business owner can rev up with Accelerator:

July 23, 2008

New medical college in Yamima, Washington expected to make deep impact:

July 16, 2008

$40 million for Light Sciences - Bellevue, WA company boosts financing in cancer fight:

July 16, 2008

SUMMER 2008 Washington Technology Center NEWS & INFORMATION:

July 15, 2008

Research Funding Available from Washington Technology Center:

July 7, 2008

Washington Technology Center Awards $512,269 in Research Funding:

July 3, 2008

State's image for college opportunity for poor kids growing:

June 27, 2008

UW's new College of the Environment could bring in the green:

June 23, 2008

Young entrepreneur takes charge - Credit him with business savvy:

June 20, 2008

Gregoire And Sims To Address Green Jobs Conference, 6/21, Seattle, WA:

June 18, 2008

New China Center Means More International Options for Washington State University Business Students:

June 13, 2008

IMedExchange raises $2.5MM to launch a virtual lounge for physicians:

June 13, 2008

University of Washington regents approve proposed College of the Environment:

June 12, 2008

Washington State University Center to Bridge the Digital Divide Seeks Grant Proposals for Community Technology Programs:

June 12, 2008

Entrepreneurs take the hot seat, make a pitch. $1 million goal for 1 million women:

June 11, 2008

Unsustainable Seattle:

June 11, 2008

Madrona Venture Group raises $250 million:

May 29, 2008

Seattle, Spokane in get-to-know-you mood :

May 28, 2008

$10 million in VC funds for Ontela. Startup facilitates photo transfers:

May 27, 2008

Pelago raises $15 million - Social-network startup wants to expand Whrrl:

May 26, 2008

Cultivating server farms in Eastern Washington:

May 20, 2008

A bold plan to turn the University of Washington into a Stanford died a quiet death:

May 15, 2008

The University of Washington Releases Plans for College of the Environment - largest environmental college in the world.:

May 5, 2008

Parlez-vous a software language? Seattle's French Underground:

April 22, 2008

World Wide Packets will remain in Spokane, WA:

April 22, 2008

Hollister-Stier expands yet again:

April 22, 2008

Diversified economy helps Spokane home prices hold up:

April 18, 2008

State of Washington awards $22 million in life sciences grants:

April 17, 2008

Science and tech workers see major pay gains in Washington state.:

April 16, 2008

Researchers, startups talk innovation at Washington Technology Summit:

April 14, 2008

Farecast sold in $75 million deal:

April 10, 2008

Seattle startup Skytap rents out virtual lab space to software developers:

April 7, 2008

Software developer debuts alarm product for networks - Pentad Systems:

April 7, 2008

Lee & Hayes riding the wave in intellectual property legal niche:

April 7, 2008

OrbitCom, OneEighty chief split. Sioux Falls concern fires CEO Greg Green, who plans to sue :

April 2, 2008

Spring 2008 Washington Technology Center News and Information:

April 1, 2008

Google Street View adds views of Spokane, Spokane Valley, Post Falls and Coeur d'Alene:

March 31, 2008

The University of Washington tops national primary care medical school rankings for 15th straight year:

March 20, 2008

Washington biotech startups still able to capture capital:

March 14, 2008

Venture Capital: Washington State University spin-out, Recodagen Corp. gets an Accelerator cash infusion:

March 13, 2008

Advantage IQ adds clients, employees in Spokane, WA :

March 13, 2008

Spokane based Next IT expects to double in size :

March 5, 2008

Mindsite to offer help on mental health issues:

March 5, 2008

Spokane - Good news, bad numbers:

March 1, 2008

Governor Gregoire pledges $700,000 to keep Russell in Tacoma, Washington:

February 22, 2008

Greater Spokane Incorp­orated - One year after the merger of the Spokane Region­al Chamber of Commerce and the Spokane Area Economic Development Council:

February 20, 2008

InnovaTek Collaboration Receives Research Funding for Hydrogen Fuel Technology:

February 20, 2008

Learning From a Native Speaker, Without Leaving Home. LiveMocha of Issaquah, WA offers 160 hours of beginning or intermediate lessons for free.:

February 17, 2008

Trickle-down effect: Boeing club helps fuel winery boom:

February 13, 2008

Eastern Washington server farms could get $1 billion state exemption:

February 12, 2008

Infinia Corp. lands $50 million for solar power system:

January 30, 2008

Washington Gov. Gregoire proposes funds for aerospace apprenticeships:

January 28, 2008

University of Washington launches sustainability program with national leaders in architecture:

January 24, 2008

Gov. Gregoire taps Milbergs to implement Washington's business plan:

January 14, 2008

Washington Technology Center Awards $528,978 in Research Funding:

January 7, 2008

Sirti and Gonzaga University School of Law Announce Sirti IP/BizNet:

January 6, 2008

Tacoma's prize firm looks at other cities:

January 5, 2008

Seattle area a new hub for "clean" technology. Colorado could be clean-energy hub:

December 20, 2007

Traffic Keeps Companies Away From Atlanta; Is Seattle Next?:

December 19, 2007

Lacey Jean Enterprises - A Wheelchair and an Ice Cream Cart are a Winning Combination in the State of Washington:

December 19, 2007

Build a startup in a weekend coming to Seattle Jan. 25-27:

December 17, 2007

Economic benefits seen from new innovation zone in Clallam County, Washington:

December 15, 2007

AdReady lands $10 million for expansion - Startup helps companies cut cost of online ads:

December 11, 2007

RealNetworks lays off 100, about 35 of them in Seattle:

December 9, 2007

CellCyte shares ride a wave of hype:

December 8, 2007

Brothers net $2 million. Pharmitas, Fyreball enjoy good week:

December 7, 2007

E-mail alternative startup, Fyreball lands cash:

December 5, 2007

Palouse Knowledge Corridor Economic Development Efforts Earn Recognition:

December 3, 2007

State of Washington is a big player in gaming. No. 2 in industry jobs:

November 30, 2007

Scientists form new Seattle biotech, backed by $12M. Fate Therapeutics:

November 29, 2007

Students, state urged to fill the void in the work force. College isn't the only career option:

November 23, 2007

Spokane-based MatriCal thinks big with small item. Medical storage concern here prepares to supply cell-culture plates to GE unit:

November 14, 2007

PAML of Spokane, WA Creates Lab Joint Venture with HCA's MountainStar Healthcare Network:

November 13, 2007

Patent Firm Lays Global Plans. Intellectual Ventures Is Seeking $2 Billion As Strategy Shifts:

November 12, 2007

Give it a Whrrl: Service blends Net, friends' advice:

November 9, 2007

New Seattle VC firm targets the early, risky stages:

November 7, 2007

Gravity Shifts Eastward. Washington State University's new president sees a larger role for the school in Washington's economic life:

November 6, 2007

Telecom Transport on track to raise $120 million:

November 2, 2007

Seattle VCs missing clean tech boom:

November 1, 2007

Seattle Region making the grade on education:

October 30, 2007

Camo of a different color. M2D Camo Inc. is “made to deceive.”:

October 26, 2007

Venture Capital: Allozyne raises $30M for MS drug:

October 20, 2007

Clean technologies propel venture capital funding:

October 17, 2007

Washington Technology Center Fall 2007 Newsletter:

October 17, 2007

Bellevue children's education venture raises $7.1 million:

October 10, 2007

Fresh $1 million for online commerce. Enigmatic startup targets 'social merchandising':

October 6, 2007

15,000 working in gaming industry in the Seattle area:

October 5, 2007

Venture Capital: Startup eyes power for electric vehicles:

October 4, 2007

Washington State University Serves as Research Partner in Four Newly Formed “Innovation Zones”:

September 20, 2007

$30M Zillow infusion may go to home-improvement tab:

September 19, 2007

$4.54 million for research in state. Six teams awarded money by Life Sciences Discovery Fund:

September 18, 2007

Life Sciences grant aims at boosting health care in Washington State:

September 12, 2007

Next new thing: innovation zone?:

September 10, 2007

Washington State University Success Program Needs Mentors for WSU Tri-Cities students:

September 10, 2007

Washington State University Expands Small Business Center Network:

September 8, 2007

Snoqualmie Tribe pursues package of developments:

September 7, 2007

UW business school will be renamed for major donor - Michael G. Foster:

September 7, 2007

Microsoft adds to list of perks:

September 4, 2007

Labor leaders find few takers for good jobs:

September 3, 2007

No east-west divide in Washington state's top jobs. Biggest employers the same, study finds:

September 3, 2007

American Idle - As traffic congestion swamps the economy, Puget Sound struggles to find a way out:

August 30, 2007

Small Business Development to Join with Washington State University Economic Development Office :

August 30, 2007

Diving for dollars. "The odds of coming back alive? Excellent. The odds of getting your money back? Fair.":

August 22, 2007

University of Washington to open China office in Beijing:

August 17, 2007

The Institute for Systems Medicine Planning Authority hopes to open in 36 to 48 months in Spokane, Washington :

August 17, 2007

Exporters ride wave of growth in Washington State:

August 16, 2007

University of Washington's College of Engineering wins three of Technology Review's TR35 awards:

August 16, 2007

Urban Villages Struggling To Attract Jobs:

August 11, 2007

New Report Shows the SBDC is a Good Investment:

August 10, 2007

4 Washington State venture firms give startup, illumita, a vote of confidence:

August 5, 2007

One thing missing in jobs boom: high pay:

August 2, 2007

Washington State not so hot for small business:

August 1, 2007

15 to lose jobs when Klir Technologies closes:

July 31, 2007

Aerospace recruitment here had help from clustered economic focus :

July 31, 2007

Making the world smaller. Ambassadors Group posts huge growth in student travel:

July 29, 2007

Braincandy DVDs, CDs aim to make lessons fun. Keiretsu Forum's Angel Group Votes it one of "The Most Valued Companies". Company will present at Big Sky Venture Conference in August.:

July 28, 2007

HaloSource of Bothell lands $15 million:

July 26, 2007

Washington Technology Center Summer 2007 Newsletter:

July 24, 2007

Nokia snaps up Redmond's Twango:

July 24, 2007

John C. Gardner to Assume Vice Presidency for Research and Economic Development at Washington State University:

July 24, 2007

USDA E-News Southwest area of Washington State:

July 20, 2007

Itron girds for next big market:

July 12, 2007 to open Moses Lake plant. Data center to rely on cheap power:

June 22, 2007

"Angel (investing) on steroids." Monster Venture Partners of Seattle:

June 15, 2007

Paul Allen, others back new-engine firm. Infinia Corp. of Kennewick gets $9.5 million in venture funding:

June 15, 2007

Bellevue startup, gets $2.69 million financing deal:

June 13, 2007

Camp venture hits nothin' but net. NBC Camps:

June 11, 2007

The 21st Century Gold Rush. Will Washington’s new fund help build a better biotechnology industry?:

June 11, 2007

Sirti Spotlight Newsletter:

June 6, 2007

Telect of Liberty Lake, WA eyes home market, evolves:

May 29, 2007

$100 million jobs fund was mistake, State of Washington lawmakers say:

May 29, 2007

Manufacturing a big part of state's economic recovery:

May 24, 2007

Biofuels firm Imperium seeks $345 million IPO:

May 19, 2007

For $6 billion, Microsoft buys huge slice of online-ad pie:

May 18, 2007

Venture Capital: Startup puts resumes side by side:

May 16, 2007

Seattle startup i4cp gets $6 million:

May 4, 2007

Seattle biotechs develop ties with counterparts down under:

May 1, 2007

Startup money fueling Washington State's biodiesel boom:

April 24, 2007

Washington State firms rake in venture capital. Biotechnology the darling of quarter:

April 23, 2007

RAHCO of Spokane, WA sold to Danish concern:

April 20, 2007

Inside Entrepreneurship: Washington CASH helps small startups get going:

April 19, 2007

Startup Avvo completes second round of funding. Secretive firm has raised $13 million:

April 16, 2007

Efficiency Hotline for Washington State:

April 13, 2007

At Washington tech summit, experts talk job growth. State wants to be a leader in innovation:

April 13, 2007

260 jobs cut as Alltel shuts Issaquah, Washington call center:

April 9, 2007

Top 25 Law Firms in Washington State :

April 6, 2007

Sciences fund attracts applicants. Designed to channel millions of dollars toward life-sciences research in Washington.:

April 5, 2007

Microsoft to reveal plans for Bellevue expansion:

April 4, 2007

The Not-So-Evergreen State:

April 3, 2007

Startup lands another Microsoft veteran. "Jackson Fish Market":

March 17, 2007

Biotech firm attracts $29 million in 2nd funding round. Spaltudaq:

March 16, 2007

Sirti Technology Center Spring 2007 Newsletter:

March 13, 2007

Washington States passes innovation partnership zones:

March 10, 2007

Rolling entrepreneurial thunder:

March 10, 2007

Itron about to become a giant. $1.6 billion Actaris acquisition to add 6,000 employees, nearly 30 factories worldwide:

March 8, 2007

Clearwire IPO nets $600 million. McCaw back in the mix with keenly awaited public offering:

March 7, 2007

More Speakers Added to the 2007 Tech Summit! Join Washington Governor Chris Gregoire and the region's technology leaders as they converge for one event — the 2007 Washington State Technology Summit. :

March 7, 2007

220 jobs slashed at Physio-Control:

February 28, 2007

Startup aims to share gift of education.

February 27, 2007

Washington Vintage: A wine for all seasons:

February 25, 2007

Washington State's hot 5 job spots:

February 12, 2007

Northwest a player in world wireless congress:

February 11, 2007, Intuit bringing new data centers to State of Washington :

February 2, 2007

Venture Capital: Rolling big dice on retail goods with new incubator. "The Branding Foundry":

February 2, 2007

Spotlight on Seattle biodiesel company. "Imperium Renewables":

January 26, 2007

Big boost for biofuel maker. $100 million funding could make Imperium Renewables leader in field:

January 26, 2007

Ignition Partners fires up a new way to grow:

January 22, 2007

Venture capital investments topped $1 billion in Washington last year:

January 19, 2007

$3 million pledge to energize biotech fund, governor says:

January 19, 2007

Intel Capital exec, Scott Darling, heads to local VC firm:

January 9, 2007

Wiki startup Wetpaint raises $9.5 million more. 150,000 sites use service; 'tip of iceberg':

January 8, 2007

Daylight in Boeing’s Shadow. Renton, Washington Rebounds from Loss of Boeing:

January 8, 2007

Sustainability Strategies from Seattle and other Washington State communities.:

January 7, 2007

Calypso raises $42.2 million for its technology to pinpoint cancer:

January 4, 2007

Irony: Jobster cuts 60 jobs. Firm eliminates 41% of work force as it shifts focus:

December 29, 2006

Venture Capital: Angels like capturing mail at the post office. DocumentCommand:

December 28, 2006

Tight Seattle and San Francisco office space now landlord's market:

December 28, 2006

Pot rivals apples as Washington state's top cash crop:

December 27, 2006

High-tech companies in Spokane focus on revenue growth beyond 2007. Economy is diversifying :

December 27, 2006

Cool New Chips from Lightfleet Corp.:

December 22, 2006

Venture Capital: Madrona puts its money on online ads:

December 19, 2006

Verdiem: Energy-Saving Software Sales Boom as Corporate America Goes Green:

December 17, 2006

Isilon soars in market debut. Digital storage company now valued at $1.4 billion:

December 15, 2006

Venture Capital: Seattle's top tech stories of the year:

December 11, 2006

Bright light for biotech could be University of Washington:

December 7, 2006

Little City, Big Ideas - Spokane, Washington - "Near Nature, Near Perfect":

December 7, 2006

Seattle startup ready to make a splash - Look wires!:

November 29, 2006

Centralia coal mine closure eliminates 600 jobs:

November 29, 2006

Big Blue snaps up Bellevue's Vallent:

November 26, 2006

Software "bug" finder to open in Spokane, WA - Critical Logic Inc.,:

November 20, 2006

Soaring in the gorge - Insitu of Bingen, Washington:

November 18, 2006

Icos gives layoff notices to 300 in Washington State:

November 14, 2006

Triumph Composite Systems Inc., of Spokane wins big contract from Boeing:

November 10, 2006

Talyst of Bellevue, WA, gets investment of $20 million in drug system:

November 10, 2006

Venture Capital: Wireless startups reach into some deep pockets:

November 9, 2006

Dishing out power with a solar engine at Infinia of Kennewick, WA:

November 2, 2006

Washington Governor Announces $1 Million Awarded for Health Technology Projects:

October 27, 2006

Venture Capital: Seattle loses Intel Capital office:

October 26, 2006

Sur La Table to beef up Web site, expand:

October 26, 2006

More backers line up behind open-souce startup - Seattle-based SourceLabs:

October 24, 2006

Online stashing, sharing of videos.

October 21, 2006

Seattle Medical Technologies gets $8.6 million in capital for medical technology:

October 21, 2006

Say wa? Metronatural, Seattle's new tourism slogan, fails to impress:

October 12, 2006

Starbucks takes unique approach to marketing:

September 29, 2006

Twisted Pair wins $9 million in venture capital to expand:

September 26, 2006

$10 million in venture capital to help Wallop build social network:

September 26, 2006

State help sought for life sciences research in Washington State:

September 25, 2006

Giving up tax breaks to help kids. The tech industry has a new role in Washington state — as the poster child for education reform.:

September 19, 2006

University of Washington reaches out to the business community:

September 18, 2006

Dirt cheap. Inexpensive land, energy and miles of fiber-optic cable make Grant County, Wash., attractive to big business:

September 10, 2006

Vision for Schools - Gov. Gregoire: Washington State must improve education to compete globally:

September 5, 2006

Pulp mill may find salvation in ethanol:

August 19, 2006

Spokane Workforce development agency changes its focus. Council concentrates efforts on employers rather than job seekers in tight market:

August 17, 2006

2006 Washington State Economic And Workforce Development Conference, 9-6/7, Vancouver, Washington:

August 11, 2006

Venture Capital: List-en up: Here's the scoop on Web 2.0:

August 7, 2006

Wireless veterans start all over again. Sotto Wireless:

July 25, 2006

$25 million more for Zillow. Online real estate startup is spreading its wings:

July 18, 2006

Great Falls, Montana native, Riley Livingston markets popular energy drink as CEO of Seattle based Zipfizz:

July 13, 2006

Washington State workers to get windfall. State workers claimed they were paid less than other government employees in the same kinds of jobs.:

July 10, 2006

Startup that's still incognito gets $6.5 million. SecondSpace links people, services:

July 9, 2006

Internet firms heading to Eastern Washington state in their quest for power:

June 16, 2006

SIRTI launches loan fund. $3 million in financing available to companies in Eastern Washington:

June 16, 2006

Biotech startup VLST gets $55 million:

May 26, 2006

For startups, the 13th annual WSA Investment Forum a golden opportunity:

May 25, 2006

$600 million expansion by Polysilicon a 'positive' step for Moses Lake. Will create 85 to 90 jobs.:

May 22, 2006

Washington Technology Center - 2006 Innovation Index - :

May 9, 2006

Selling wares on The Virtual Frontier. Web offers remote artisans a market:

April 28, 2006

Seattle software company, AttachmateWRQ to buy NetIQ:

April 27, 2006

Cash-seeking entrepreneurs, investors go speed dating:

April 24, 2006

Washington State ranks 4th in nation for venture capital investments:

April 23, 2006

OneEighty to make acquisition, start unit. New subsidiary to offer merged voice, data lines direct to business desktops:

April 19, 2006

$16 million boost for Seattle's Widevine. Its encryption technology proving popular:

April 19, 2006

Qpass sold for $275 million. Amdocs pays cash for VC-backed company that saw tough times:

April 18, 2006

Washington State Releases Global Competitiveness Recommendations:

April 13, 2006

Corus Pharma raises $25 million. Seattle biotech gets funds from Gilead Sciences:

April 10, 2006

Surfing the Web -- with no connection. Webaroo unveils new service for mobile computer users:

April 10, 2006

Washington State official touts incubators:

April 7, 2006

Next IT’s work force shoots to 50. Young Spokane developer of artificial intelligence also sees revenues triple:

April 7, 2006

ReliOn quadruples sales volume Spokane Valley fuel-cell maker could be profitable within next couple of years:

April 1, 2006

Services Group of America to move headquarters out of Washington State to Arizona. Estate Tax Policy is to Blame for the Shift:

April 1, 2006

When it rains, it pours. 2 financing rounds announced by Northwest Venture Associates:

March 28, 2006

Server farms could be a cash crop in Washington State. Techs look at spud fields for growing needs:

March 16, 2006

In the quest for jobs, confusion over their worth:

March 12, 2006

Clearwire, the Kirkland, WA wireless company, attracts $360 million in financing:

March 10, 2006

Trilogy Partners investing in Seattle area's startups:

March 9, 2006

NeoRx of Seattle faces crisis, its auditors warn. Could go broke by May 31:

March 2, 2006

Seattle medical-device company, Northstar Neuroscience seeks IPO to raise up to $85 million:

February 24, 2006

Venture Capital: 'Eco-friendly' cups that cut heat, waste. MicroGreen Polymers, an Arlington, WA startup lands $2.4 million to test the concept.:

February 20, 2006

Tacoma rescues a business lost in cyberspace. How can your community foster "Economic Gardening"?:

February 8, 2006 reveals venture. Will allow anyone to calculate value of any home.:

February 3, 2006

$65 million in funding resuscitates NeoRx:

January 31, 2006

Washington State House OKs $9 million and 4 plants to spur biodiesel in the state.:

January 20, 2006

Help lure employers, mayor urged. Seattle business and community leaders issue call. "education has to become the long-term priority," :

January 19, 2006

Revealed: Zillow's $26 million secret. Online realty startup fills its coffers:

January 19, 2006

Financing muscle for spinal implant. Redmond-based Archus Orthopedics Inc. raises $35 million:

January 16, 2006

Seattle Biodiesel set to expand with $7.5 million in venture capital financing from Nth Power, Technology Partners and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's Vulcan Capital.:

January 13, 2006

Washington Technology Center News Winter 2006:

January 12, 2006

2 Seattle companies successful in 2nd round of financing of over $20 Million. CallVision bought by VeriSign in $30 million deal:

January 12, 2006

A history of Seattle venture capital:

December 24, 2005

Laid-off sawmill workers fear life after Weyerhaeuser:

December 22, 2005

The Alliance of Angels in the Puget Sound area says 20 startups raised $7 million:

December 22, 2005

Revenue Science of Bellevue, Washington pulls in $24 million from investors. Technology helps track consumers' online habits:

December 16, 2005

Seattle-based chip-builder Impinj to announce $26.5 million capital-funding deal:

December 14, 2005

Light Sciences gets heavier with venture capital. $67 million funding is largest in Washington State so far this year:

December 3, 2005

Angel investors put up $5 million to play with Big Fish Games:

December 3, 2005

World Wide Packets (Spokane) gets $25.5 million in venture capital and gained two new investors, one of them wireless pioneer Craig McCaw.:

November 25, 2005

Venture Capital: A look at three more Seattle-area Web 2.0 startups:

November 24, 2005

Young entrepreneurs got message, changed business:

November 18, 2005

Venture Capital: A new breed of Internet startups is here. A look at three Seattle-area 'Web 2.0' companies:

November 6, 2005

New fundraising efforts by Washington State VC's:

November 4, 2005

Seattle biotech incubator helps another young fledgling to fly:

November 2, 2005

$350 million Washington state fund to finance life-sciences research is being "nudged" already:

October 17, 2005

Washington State technology salaries climbing:

October 11, 2005

Co-workers live what they teach: E-work - The Center to Bridge the Digital Divide helps people, institutions and communities apply information technologies.:

September 30, 2005

Trade mission to China a success, Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire says:

September 29, 2005

Harnessing Technology for Community Development is the Focus of Statewide Meeting Hosted by Washington State University:

September 28, 2005

Startups -- the micro approach:

September 27, 2005

Plenty of work to do in plan for Washington State regional economy:

September 10, 2005

Stealthy startups are the rage in tech circles:

September 9, 2005

Inside Entrepreneurship: Seattle isn't the startup mecca many think it is:

September 9, 2005

Venture Capital: Frazier Technology 'on the move' in Seattle:

September 8, 2005

Washington State urged to pursue creative tech industries:

September 3, 2005

Venture Capital: Seattle is a hot spot for wireless gaming:

August 29, 2005

Washington State biodiesel venture tests challenging waters - Seattle Biodiesel:

August 26, 2005

Venture Capital: Seattle firm, Paladin Partners matches investors with entrepreneurs:

August 25, 2005

Puget Sound regional partnership continues to develop focus on clusters:

August 23, 2005

Investors rush to latest venture of wireless entrepreneur Craig McCaw - Clearwire:

August 13, 2005

Another good use for yeast - Alder Biopharmaceuticals Inc. today announced an $11.1 million first round of venture capital:

August 5, 2005

Venture Capital: Move to Seattle? More are saying 'yes':

August 3, 2005

Biotech pioneer Gillis ventures into a new field with Arch Venture Partners in Seattle:

July 12, 2005

Better education, better businesses - Washington State Gov. Gregoire leads effort to improve work force:

June 22, 2005

New venture firm, Divergent Ventures plans to invest in tech startups - Seattle fund created by three from Vulcan, Microsoft:

June 21, 2005

Seattle is ranked 10th in U.S. in life sciences study:

June 20, 2005

Strategy studied for economic development - Walla Walla scored high marks in a survey in several key competitive advantage areas, including quality of life.:

June 10, 2005

State of Washington Launches Innovative Business Recruitment Web Site:

June 3, 2005

Klir Technologies gets venture capital:

June 1, 2005

Frazier Healthcare pulls in $475 million - Money will bankroll biotech and medical device companies:

June 1, 2005

Calypso captures $44 million in venture capital:

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