startupsThe Washington State  economy grew by 3.1% in 2014 which is faster than the nation’s overall economy growth rate of 2.2%. This expansion is largely due to the rapid growth of the tech industry. With a highly skilled talent pool, access to technology infrastructure and close proximity to tech leaders such as Amazon and Microsoft, entrepreneurs find Washington is a great place to build a successful team.

In this environment, opportunity abounds for creative business ideas to find a network of support. The tech industry is drawing highly skilled younger talent and rewards them with higher incomes. This spills over into growth for goods and services provided by small businesses in communities across the state.

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