Stories tagged: startups
Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
Under the partnership, SNAP’s Ride to Health drivers – who are trained community health workers that transport clients to medical appointments – will carry glucose gel necklaces in the organization’s …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
Spokane ranks 31st on business magazine’s list of top 50 cities to start a business in 2020.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
The company confirmed the layoffs Thursday, stating it frequently assesses areas to function more efficiently amid its growth across 33 markets.
Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
Cassidy Bones, Melinda Cadwallader and her daughter, Delia, aim to create
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Seattle-based Remitly, an online international money transfer company, is expanding to Spokane, with plans for a second Washington office in the Bennett Block building.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
Stay Alfred is adding to its vacation rental portfolio with addition of several new units at the Fruci Building in downtown Spokane.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
Kimberly Manning, senior brand director at Sandpoint-based Kochava, was one of the speakers at the Spokane event, which showcased several area companies including APANA, Vaagan Timbers, Tedder Industries, Spiceology, Safeguard …
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
After running out of product a month following its June launch, Spokane-based Glucose Revival has increased inventory of its glucose gel necklaces to assist diabetics in medical emergencies.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
Nashville-based startup GreenPal is aiming to make lawn care easier for Spokane homeowners by connecting them with local landscaping professionals. GreenPal, described as the “Uber of lawn care,” by co-founder …
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019
Spokane Valley-based Stay Alfred announced Monday it has named former Itron executive Steve Helmbrecht as its new president and chief financial officer.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
California-based startup Snappr, an on-demand professional photography service, is expanding into the Spokane market with an official launch Monday.
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Most kids don’t drink enough water, according to a 2015 study in the American Journal of Public Health. But they’re so accustomed to sugary drinks that they find clear, unsweetened …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
Insurgent brands are shaking up the way people buy everything from mattresses to prescription acne remedies, eating into the market share of big consumer product companies and leaving them scrambling …
UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018
The Indian government has begun to provide early research funding, advice and support to startups like Bugworks. It also funds the startup incubator that Bugworks shares with 21 other biotech …
Sun., June 17, 2018
Why are scooters suddenly and inexplicably the Next Big Thing? I talked to some investors in the field to get a sense for the math.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018
The Idaho Senate voted 29-5 on Monday in favor of legislation to reverse a 2016 change in Idaho law that made it easier for employers to sue former employees over …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017
Rohinni, a LED lighting manufacturing company based in Coeur d’Alene, is starting to get some national attention and is looking to raise $15 million in capital during the first quarter …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017
The Trump administration’s delay of a rule intended to make it easier for international entrepreneurs to start up and build companies in the U.S. has Seattle tech leaders frustrated by …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017
Two weeks ago the Kauffman Foundation, a well-regarded non-profit group that specializes in entrepreneurism, released its annual State of Entrepreneurship report – and at least in one respect, the news …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017
In 2016, sales of legal marijuana in North America totaled $6.7 billion—an increase of more than 30 percent—according to a report from Arcview Market Research. The number is projected to …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016
To accommodate its customers who suffer from autism (or are on the spectrum), Target opens its doors from 6 a.m.to 8 a.m. every Saturday and provides a peaceful place to …
Mon., Dec. 2, 2013
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Every passing month and unanswered résumé dimmed Jim Glay’s optimism more. So with no job in sight, he joined a growing number of older people and …
Tue., June 26, 2012
The Spokane-area job picture is still shaky, with unemployment hovering near 10 percent. But in spite of the gloom, several startups are buzzing along, creating dozens of jobs and attracting …
Tue., Dec. 16, 2008
WASHINGTON – For the past three years, a startup called M2Z Networks has been figuring out a way to blanket the nation with a free wireless broadband network to ensure …