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425 Business Magazine Issue

May 2016

The New Internship

WE Communications intern Meredith Whitlock lays out her plan for an Earth Day event. Photos by Rachel Coward

Words by Alissa Nance and Marissa Irish It’s more than fetching coffee This year’s college graduates — if they haven’t already done so — are about to pound the Eastside…

Ideas Worth Protecting

Illustrations by Mike Forbush

Failing to safeguard intellectual property can jeopardize a startup To a startup with no revenue, the most valuable asset is the product. Companies that don’t appropriately protect that product early in…

Office Envy: Google


Photos Walk it out: Google offers a diverse range of workspaces for its employees. Chill time: This fabric living room is one of the campus’ many informal gathering areas. Local art: An employee-led…

Disabilities in the Workplace

Inexpensive tweaks are often all it takes for an office to become more accessible and inclusive Each workday, video-game designer Jeffrey Vaughn wakes up between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.…

Lessons from a CTO: Corey Mandell

Corey Mandell  has been creating technology companies since 1993. After creating a 70-pound, pre-Internet micro-computer for the United States Department of Defense, he got to work starting and selling his…

I-405 Toll Hatred

Photo by Mio Monasch

Thousands are fed up with the I-405 tolls. But is the system working? It’s not uncommon to hear honking horns on the Interstate 405 morning commute, but David Hablewitz hears…

Private Buy

Lisa Whittaker, a broker at the Bellevue branch of Coldwell Banker Bain. Photo by Rachel Coward

High-net-worth homebuyers struggle to protect their identities Shortly after Russell Wilson closed the deal on his $6.7 million Bellevue home last August, TMZ had pictures and the location of the…

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