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425 Business Magazine Issue

March 2016

Solving the VR problem

Bob Berry is CEO of Bellevue-based Envelop VR, which will release its virtual-computing platform in April. Photos by Rachel Coward

After flopping in the 1990s, virtual reality is primed for a comeback. Will it stick around this time? The goal of media, Charles Herrick tells me, is to suspend reality.…

Workplace Wellness

Running enthusiast and Precor education manager Erica Tillinghast. Photos by Rachel Coward

Several Eastside institutions are raising the bar for employee health Workplace wellness programs once began and ended with employer-subsidized gym memberships. But these days, in the face of rising rates of chronic…

Bellevue’s Young Entrepreneur Academy

Photos by Rachel Coward

These students at Bellevue’s Young Entrepreneur Academy are proving that you can begin a business at virtually any age. Ronit Jain wanted to help farmers in India. He knew it…

Slowing Down with Yoga

Lisa Carlson slows a busy life with an hour of yoga a day It used to be somewhat of a stretch to get Lisa Carlson to participate in yoga. She…

Office Envy: Concur

Glance up at the Bellevue skyline and you’re likely to find Concur’s logo mounted among the skyscrapers. With customers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 firms, Concur helps companies…

Lessons from a CEO: Jon Roskill of Acumatica

Jon Roskill began his career at a now-defunct computer hardware company in Boston in the late 1980s. In 1993, Roskill’s wife was offered a position at the University of Washington…

Staff Picks: One Hit Wonders

Music is frequently part of our lives here at 425 Business, and this month we’re all about the one hit wonders. This information originally appeared in the March 2016 issue of…

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