In This Issue

425 Business Magazine Issue

July 2016

Team-Building That You’ll Enjoy

Build a cohesive group with fun and teamwork, not by invading personal boundaries Many workers have horror stories about failed trust exercises: toppled human pyramids, three-legged races that ended in…

Work in the Sky, Play on the Water

Atmospheric scientist Dave Ortland takes up sea kayaking when he clocks out Dave Ortland earns a living studying atmospheric waves and tides. Ortland also studies waves and tides of the…

Changing the Campaign-Finance Game

Cofounder Saar Safra (second from left) meets with part of the ActiveGiver team in their Bellevue office. Photos by Rachel Coward

Bellevue-based ActiveGiver believes the political world could benefit from some disruption Sometimes startups are born out of a personal need, and sometimes they’re born from recognizing an industry need. Bellevue’s…

OfferUp Puts a Garage Sale on Every Phone

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As venture capital constricts across the board, classifieds app OfferUp must turn its popularity into revenue. The Puget Sound area has a particular flavor of startup. They’re usually enterprise firms,…

Cash in Hand

A recent Moody’s report puts tech firms atop the list of corporate cash-hoarders Let us suppose that Apple, the world’s largest company by market capitalization, wanted to enter the pharmaceutical…

Office Envy: Intentional Software

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Intentional Software’s mission is to reinvent productivity software. “The Intentional platform makes it easier to build richer and smarter productivity apps,” said Jim Ni, director of product management and marketing…

Lessons from a former CEO: Tim Mushen

In 1999, there came a time when Tim Mushen, then a business student at Seattle University, didn’t have enough money to cover his tuition for the next semester. Instead of…

Down on Lake Street

Photos by Rachel Coward

Downtown Kirkland’s main thoroughfare thrives The city of Kirkland houses many large companies, including Google, Inrix, and heavy-duty truck manufacturer Kenworth. Costco also was based there before moving to Issaquah,…

The History of Geek Style

Computer scientists have long been saddled with the reputation of being poorly dressed professionals, but are geeks really that unfashionable? The nerdy style that has evolved alongside influential technology certainly…

Soaring for a Century

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How Boeing transformed aviation and the Eastside Long before the Seahawks practiced there and The Landing became the major shopping destination it is today, Boeing helped Renton take off. With…

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