Posts by Joanna

The Secret Santa Conundrum

It’s time for the office Secret Santa drawing, and you’ve somehow selected the individual who has the least in common with you — we call this the Secret Santa conundrum.…

Carry Your Coffee in a Cool Cup

Cool coffee mug collection

If the cabinets in urban office kitchens are any indication, it’s clear that no two coffee mugs are quite alike. Some are emblazoned with logos for local banks and physical…

Fitcode for Men

Fitcode for Men

Online women’s denim retailer expands perfect fit services to both genders Kirkland-based fashion technology company Fitcode started with a simple idea: Why not do more to help women find the…

Google and Girl Scouts Foster STEM Programming

Google and Girl Scouts

The tech giant and female enrichment group go together like milk and cookies when helping underserved communities gain access to STEM It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize science,…

The Business of Downtown Renton

Downtown Renton cars

Revitalization is in the works in downtown Renton — and Mayor Denis Law says it’s beginning to breathe life into that part of his city.   When it comes to…

When Military Service Is Complete

military service

From the front lines to conference rooms, veterans face an uphill battle following military service When a service member leaves military service, the transition from a stiffly regimented environment to…

Local Pop Culture Consumer Products Company Announces IPO

Funko announces IPO

Funko announces IPO on the heels of its new Everett headquarters opening less than two months ago The local pop culture consumer products company announced its plans for its initial public…

Swim with Investor Sharks in Kirkland

Kirkland Investor Sharks

Kirkland startup business owners may find themselves swimming in shark infested waters during the inaugural Kirkland Investor Sharks event on Nov. 4. A partnership between the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce…

Beyond the Terminal

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Most of us are just too busy getting to our departure gates to pay close attention or care at all about airport operations.

The House That Hawks Built

There’s one Eastside office that’s sacked all the rest when it comes to team paraphernalia: the Renton-based office of the Seahawks organization itself.

The Business of Crossroads

Crossroads Bellevue

The luxury retail model is alive and well in downtown Bellevue, where newly constructed high-rise offices, hotels, and apartments dot an ever-changing skyline.

Food Trucks Cater to Sea-Tac Motorists

cell phone lot food trucks

If you’ve ever gone to the airport to pick someone up only to find their flight has been delayed, you might understand why the Port of Seattle has decided to roll out…

Overlake Cancer Center Open for Business

Overlake Cancer Center

After years of planning, fundraising, and construction, Overlake Medical Center’s new Cancer Center is officially open and ready to help local cancer patients and their families. The $20 million center…

Funko Brings The “FUN” To Everett

Funko announces IPO

Whether consumers know the name Funko or not, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t know the products the Everett-based company sells. Funko obtains licenses of pop culture…

Youth Business Fair Showcases Young Talent

Youth Business Fair

Parents know it’s almost impossible to draw most kids away from Minecraft and YouTube videos during the seemingly unending summer, let alone get them to accomplish any reading or summer…

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