FBLikeThe exponential growth of the tech industry in Washington is all about recruiting the best and brightest software engineers, and the tech giants are all tapping into the abundance of talent in this state. Facebook, which set up an office in Washington a few years ago, is expanding their presence into the same neighborhood as Amazon, Microsoft, Salesforce and other tech leaders. Read more in The Seattle Times.

Washington State is home to over 90,000 software developers and 14,000 software and mobile app technology companies. Washington was also ranked the Top Venture Capital State by Entrepreneur.com and Most Innovative State in the US by Bloomberg in 2013.

In March, the state’s Department of Commerce business experts will be leading a delegation of Washington State app development companies to the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

If you are or aspire to be a leader in technology Washington State has the talent and expertise to move your company forward. Contact our business experts to find out more about becoming part of Washington State’s technology sector. Allison.clark@commerce.wa.gov