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Spokane startup Business Texter leaps to the head of the business-texting pack

It would be hard to find today's local business story looking for it on  It's just one of two locally written business stories, but we sometimes make it hard to find them.

The story looks at the efforts of startup firm Business Texter, a smart idea using good software to help businesses interact with customers' cell phones.

The photo shows CTO David Johnston and CEO Aaron Rollins, on the roof of the Steam Plant building in downtown Spokane. No, that's not their office. The business is small enough that the company has no actual office.

Johnston and Rollins are considering taking some space in the Launchpad shared office environment being put together on the third level of Steam Plant Square. Here's a schematic of that rentable space.

SR photo by Colin Mulvany


The Spokesman-Review business team follows economic development in Spokane and the Inland Northwest.