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Why Washington?

Taking the heat off the energy grid.

Taking the heat off the energy grid.

In a case of neighbors helping neighbors, Amazon’s new downtown Seattle campus is going up across the street from the Westin Exchange building. The data center located in the Westin building generates enough energy to heat the entire Amazon facility. A unique system was designed to connect one building’s waste energy supply and with another building’s demand […]

| September 22, 2014
University creates new tech hub.

University creates new tech hub.

Washington State already is a prime spot for high tech startups. Entrepreneurs are moving from Silicon Valley to Puget Sound to access mentoring, venture capital and the synergy of the robust tech community collaboration. Now the University of Washington has redeveloped a site on campus to create another cluster for early-stage startups providing shared office […]

| September 18, 2014
Burlington company benefits from new Collateral Support Program.

Burlington company benefits from new Collateral Support Program.

When a small company needs to expand, the biggest hurdle may be getting enough cash collateral together to obtain a small business loan. In the current economic climate, smaller community banks are less able to take risks with business-building bridge loans that may be needed for 3-4 months before a guaranteed SBA loan is in […]

| August 20, 2014
Sea-Tac Airport expansion aids international travel.

Sea-Tac Airport expansion aids international travel.

International travelers transiting through Sea-Tac Airport will have more gates, more flights and improved facilities with the latest round of construction and renovations. As Washington State companies are expanding their international markets, increased business travel is demanding more flights to and from Europe and Asia. And, since Sea-Tac Airport is equidistant from both of these […]

| August 7, 2014
Washington’s cloud expertise draws Oracle to Seattle.

Washington’s cloud expertise draws Oracle to Seattle.

Washington State has long been a pioneer in cloud computing and is driving the changes and rapid growth of the technology. Oracle, an established software applications company based in California, has just opened a cloud computing tech center in Seattle. The juxtaposition of tech giants Amazon and Microsoft, the robust high-tech entrepreneurial community along with […]

| July 30, 2014
Zillow expands services with Trulia purchase.

Zillow expands services with Trulia purchase.

In 2006 Zillow was listed on Advertising Age’s 2006 ‘Marketing 50′ honoring companies and products that ‘broke through the clutter and delivered real impact’.  Later the same year Time magazine named Zillow one of its ’50 Coolest Websites’ as a shining example of next-gen dynamic web tools for sharing information. Now Zillow is purchasing San […]

| July 29, 2014
Business is booming and the numbers prove it.

Business is booming and the numbers prove it.

The latest jobs report coming out The Washington State Department of Employment Security shows  there has been the greatest increase in job creation since in 2008. Washington businesses are growing and expanding. They are exporting more, partnering with others to expand market share and bringing new products and services successfully into the marketplace. Washington’s highly […]

| July 16, 2014
Top 5 on Seattle Times’ NW Companies from Washington.

Top 5 on Seattle Times’ NW Companies from Washington.

The top five businesses ranked in The Seattle Times’ Top Northwest Companies are all from Washington State. A common thread is each company’s ability to provide high quality service and make wise decisions during the recent economic challenges. The industries represented range from HR services and temporary staffing, software and hardware products to airline, fitness […]

| June 17, 2014