Monthly Archives: March 2009

The Washington State Economic Development Commission has proposed a new economic development strategy

The Washington State Economic Development Commission has issued a proposal called “The Washington Innovation Economy: A New Economic Strategy for Prosperity.” Here’s an excerpt: “Washington State is in the midst of an unprecedented economic crisis that increases the need to … Continue reading

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UW TechTransfer bringing entrepreneurs to UW campus

UW TechTransfer has introduced two programs to support researchers looking to start companies or to commercialize their technologies. The Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program is aimed at entrepreneurs who are looking for commercializable ideas from the University. The LaunchPad Entrepreneur Advisers program creates … Continue reading

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CTED: new director Rogers Weed, and proposed new name Department of Commerce

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire has named former Microsoft executive Rogers Weed to head the Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED). Weed started his new role March 15. Governor Gregoire requested the legislature to rename CTED to … Continue reading

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Insitu CEO and President Steve Sliwa, and other company heads, give acquisition advice in TechFlash

TechFlash‘s John Cook and Eric Engleman spoke with six company heads including Steve Sliwa of Insitu for their advice to entrepreneurs who are considering deals. Related external links (will open a new window): Read the article at TechFlash – end … Continue reading

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VisionGate founder to sell company; takes leadership post at ASU Biodesign Institute

VisionGate President and CEO Alan Nelson has taken the director position at the Arizona State University Biodesign Institute. Nelson plans to sell the company he founded, VisionGate, a Gig-Harbor-based company working in the field of cancer diagnostics. VisionGate recently sold … Continue reading

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Washington’s clean tech companies — a list from Xconomy

Xconomy, a business and technology publication, recently compiled a list of Washington’s clean technology and alternative energy companies. Luke Timmerman, the national biotechnology editor for Xconomy, writes that they “defined the alternative energy industry broadly, including innovative developers of biofuels, … Continue reading

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