By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC SEATTLE – Grant Jones, owner of KuKuRuZa Gourmet Popcorn in Seattle, has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Washington State 2015 Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – A student company at Washington State University will compete April 16-18 in the world’s richest and largest graduate student startup contest for more than $1 million in cash and prizes.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC WASHINGTON – Andrew DePaula, founder and president of intelliPaper, a technology company in Edwall, Wash., that has developed a type of “smart paper,” met with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Monday (March 16) to talk about innovation, entrepreneurship and small business.
By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Monica Bomber, Amanda Scott and Troy Carpenter sit in a Todd Hall conference room surrounded by half-full mugs of coffee and crushed Red Bull cans.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students who pitched their idea for an affordable adventure travel website hit a home run at the recent Startup Weekend Spokane.
SEATTLE – Telepathic teacher? Disease destroyer? What’s your inner superhero? Washington State University executive MBA student and entrepreneur Keri Andrews’ new company taps into 3D printing that lets anyone create a superhero action figure based on him or herself.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC KENNEWICK, Wash. – In 2007 J. Trinidad “Trini” Garibay was making a good living selling cars. But he saw an opportunity in real estate – flipping houses in particular – to create something collaboratively with people he knew and liked, instead of constantly competing.
By Hope Belli Tinney, WSU SBDC EDWALL, Wash. – The trend to “go paperless” imagines that there is a distinction between paper communication and digital communication, but intelliPaper imagines something different.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC SEATTLE – Rich Shockley was named the 2013 Washington State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Star Performer May 8 at the Small Business Administration gala at the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field in Seattle.