Stories tagged: Tom Simpson
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
UI grads develop safety device to reduce electrocution risk for utility workers
Start-up companies, venture capitalists and local business leaders talked about how the region can support entrepreneurs Thursday at the second annual Triangle Venture Expo in Spokane.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Front & Center: Keeping his head in the game
When people ask Tom Simpson what he does, he usually makes something up.
Tue., March 24, 2015
Pair want inventors, builders thinking inside the Toolbox
A manufacturing idea center called Toolbox has started filling leased space near the Riverpoint campus with products to test new technologies and materials. One corner has an Omega Greenhouse prototype …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013
Etailz opening Wollnick’s natural products store in South Perry District
After five years of selling natural products online, Spokane retailer etailz is ready to open its first brick-and-mortar store. It’s taking about half of the building that’s under construction at …
Sat., April 27, 2013
Green Cupboards expands, shifts to Etailz
Spokane online eco-product retailer Green Cupboards has acquired competitor Ecomom.com and changed its corporate name to Etailz. The startup company, which sells a variety of home, family and health products, …
Tue., Oct. 21, 2008
Business offers green guidance
For more than a decade, venture capitalist Tom Simpson has been studying and evaluating companies from the outside, deciding if they’re candidates for investment. But this year, Simpson, managing partner …