Monthly Archives: December 2008

Southwest Washington and the New Economy

With Washington state ranking high in The 2008 State New Economy Index, the Vancouver Business Journal explores Southwest Washington’s fit in the mix. The VBJ interviews WTC Executive Director Lee Cheatham, WSU Vancouver Chancellor Hal Dengerink, Washington Economic Development Commission … Continue reading

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3TIER receives $10M in venture funding

The venture funding will help Seattle-based 3TIER open offices in Europe and Asia and expand globally its forecasting and assessment products and services for weather-driven renewable energy resources (wind, hydro and solar power). Related external links (will open a new … Continue reading

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Insilicos Awarded $900K Grant From NIH

Insilicos announced that the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (part of the National Institutes of Health) has awarded the company a $900,000 grant to study Ensemble Learning. Ensemble Learning is a prediction technique that is particularly well-suited to the … Continue reading

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Healionics raises $2.6 million

Healionics Corporation, a start-up biomaterials company in Redmond, has raised $2.6 million in a second round of financing. Investors came from several angel funding networks — the Bellingham Angels, the Alliance of Angels, Keiretsu, the Tacoma Angel Network and the … Continue reading

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Angel investing declined 10 percent in 2008

Angel group leaders report in a recent survey by the Angel Capital Association (ACA) that investments decreased in 2008 and will decline as well in 2009 compared to 2007 due to the current recession. However, some angel groups have increased … Continue reading

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Neah Power awarded $1.2M Navy grant, also buys SolCool One

Neah Power Systems, a Bothell-based maker of fuel cells and power systems for portable electronic devices, announced it completed its first Office of Naval Research contract and received a second contract worth $1.2 million to aid in funding the development … Continue reading

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Evergreen Film and Website Launched

Evergreen: The Washington Clean Tech Story features more than forty conversations with clean tech leaders in the state of Washington including the Governor, mayors, entrepreneurs and green collar job holders. The film was produced by the Washington Clean Technology Alliance … Continue reading

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