Washington State: Where Else?

Technology

Investors looking to build world-changing companies.

Investors looking to build world-changing companies.

Washington State continues to be a great place to build world-changing software companies. Not only do we have top-tier software talent and industry giants that are setting new standards, but our investor community is ready with fresh capital and experienced mentoring to support the next break-out digital idea. The Founder’s Co-op fund has been supporting entrepreneurs […]

| April 15, 2014
Streaming media just got simpler and faster.

Streaming media just got simpler and faster.

We’ve been talking back to our TVs for years but now with Amazon’s voice-controlled Fire TV it will respond. Their new media-streaming device includes a microphone so you can just speak your favorite actor’s name, movie genre or TV show and the Fire TV will bring up your viewing options. Based on previous selections it will also cue […]

| April 8, 2014
Insitu drones ready to aid search in Oso.

Insitu drones ready to aid search in Oso.

Unmanned aircraft systems have been made famous by their use on the battlefield and more recently by talk of replacing the delivery truck. But Insitu, located in Bingen, Washington, has a “Rapid Response” team of drones ready to help in the search at the Oso mudslide. With dramatic imaging capabilities these drones are a game […]

| March 31, 2014
Seattle sets the scene for new video game.

Seattle sets the scene for new video game.

In a new PlayStation 4 game launching this week, players are tasked with rescuing Seattle from a repressive police state. Game developers, Sucker Punch Productions, call Seattle their hometown and they felt it was critical to get the Seattle experience right. It took 2.5 years to develop an authentic look and feel that captures the little details […]

| March 19, 2014
Washington mobile companies at Barcelona trade show.

Washington mobile companies at Barcelona trade show.

Sixteen mobile companies from Washington State are in Barcelona at GSMA Mobile World Congress networking, forging new partnerships and developing new customers. Being part of the Choose Washington State booth gives these companies - many newcomers and industry startups - a chance to participate in the world’s preeminent international trade show and conference for the mobile telecom industry. “Being a […]

| February 25, 2014
Shootin’ for the stars.

Shootin’ for the stars.

In Washington State, aerospace means more than airplanes. Space is the emerging frontier for entrepreneurs who have set their sights on the commercialization of planetary exploration. And, angel investors are eyeing our rapidly growing spaceflight industry. The depth and breadth of  Washington’s experienced aerospace supply chain means our companies are leading the way in innovative […]

| February 4, 2014
The future of manufacturing is here.

The future of manufacturing is here.

Washington State’s culture of innovation is quietly revolutionizing the world of parts manufacturing. Puyallup-based P&J Machining, Inc is using robotics extensively to streamline their machining processes, both increasing productivity and maintaining precision quality. P&J sought out the expertise of high-tech experts to move their work to next generation manufacturing. Robots are designed for repetitive jobs that people may find dangerous […]

| January 29, 2014
Tweet This: Seattle is “first on the list.”

Tweet This: Seattle is “first on the list.”

When thinking about the next location to expand their engineering operation, Chris Fry, one of Twitter’s engineering chiefs, knew that “. . . Seattle’s first on the list”.  With world class educational institutions, cutting-edge technology companies and our start-up culture, Washington State is ground zero for software development, e-commerce, digital media, gaming, mobile apps, life […]

| January 23, 2014