PinterestAnother in a very long list of  major internet players will have an office in Washington State. Pinterest has announced the opening of a satellite engineering office in a Seattle co-working space as they look for permanent digs.  Every company gives the same reasons for creating a significant presence in Washington: depth of tech talent pool, quality of life, cost of living and the robust tech eco-system.

Washington State is home to over 90,000 software developers and more than $2 billion is generated annually from apps development.  Washington companies have been on the leading of edge of e-commerce, cloud computing, gaming and emerging virtual reality.

Pinterest joins a group of major tech companies with offices in Washington including: Apple, Google, Twitter, Facebook, Alibaba, Best Buy, Plantir, Uber, ClearSlide, Salesforce, Dropbox, Hp and Ebay, Godaddy, Snapchat, Groupon and Jawbone. Of course, they join homegrown tech leaders such as Amazon, Microsoft, Expedia, Zillow and Tableau.

Read more in The Puget Sound Business Journal and Geekwire.

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