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Economic Development Partners Travel to Washington, D.C. to Recruit Foreign-Owned Companies to the Greater Seattle Region

Innovation Triangle Bellevue logoFour King County economic development partners—the Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County (EDC), and the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond—have joined together to promote the Greater Seattle Region to foreign-owned companies interested in investing in the United States at the upcoming SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC. They will join the Washington State Department of Commerce in promoting Washington State, and in particular Seattle-King County, as a great place for international companies to do business and grow jobs.

The SelectUSA Investment Summit, scheduled for June 18-20, 2017, is driven primarily by the US Department of Commerce and other federal government agencies as a premier venue for US economic development organizations to share investment opportunities directly with international investors. Continue Reading

Seattle HEMPFEST and the former Oregon Hemp Convention have joined forces to produce PDX HEMPFEST Expo in franchise agreement

Seattle HEMPFEST and the PDX HEMPFEST Expo have joined forces in an effort to advance the public profile of the cannabis industry. Sat, June 10, 2017, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Portland Expo Center 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland, OR 97217 Continue Reading

The Edgewater Hotel Partners with DeLille Cellars to Create Exclusive 55th Anniversary Wine Blend

Iconic Seattle Hotel Commemorates 55th Anniversary with Limited Release Wine Label from Renowned Washington Wine Producer The Edgewater, a Noble House Hotel, announced a limited release wine label with renowned Washington wine producer, DeLille Cellars.  Specially bottled to honor the iconic hotel’s 55 year mark in 2017, the collaboration is an element of The Edgewater’s… Continue Reading

Elder & Adult Day Services (EADS) Merges with Easterseals Washington (ESW) to Provide Services to More Individuals and Families

Easterseals Washington is Expanding – Three New Adult Day Service Centers Are Added to Easterseals Washington’s Program Offerings Adult day programs allow seniors who are experiencing disabilities due to aging to remain safe and active in their communities. They contribute to the development of skills and relationships for adults with developmental disabilities, and they bring… Continue Reading

Bellevue’s Outerwall to Be Acquired, Return to Private Ownership

OUTERWALL ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE MERGER AGREEMENT TO BE ACQUIRED BY CERTAIN FUNDS MANAGED BY AFFILIATES OF APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT FOR $52.00 PER SHARE IN CASH Transaction Valued at Approximately $1.6 Billion Outerwall Board of Directors Declares $0.60 Quarterly Dividend Bellevue-based Outerwall Inc. has announced that it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with affiliates… Continue Reading

Visuality Systems and Microsoft Expand Server Message Block Partnership

Microsoft and Visuality Systems Expand Partnership to Serve Enterprise Market Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Visuality Systems Ltd. have announced the expansion of their Server Message Block (SMB) collaboration from the embedded world to the enterprise market. This broad partnership will mean enhanced business solutions to more products worldwide. Continue Reading

Alaska Airlines to Merge with Virgin America, Making it 5th Largest US Airline

Alaska Air Group, Inc.,  parent company of Alaska Airlines, and Virgin America, Inc.  today announced that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement, under which Alaska Air Group will acquire Virgin America for $57.00 per share in cash. Including existing Virgin America indebtedness and capitalized aircraft operating leases, the aggregate transaction… Continue Reading

Microsoft and R3 Partnership to Accelerate Adoption of Distributed Ledger Technologies by Global Banks

Microsoft Corp. and the R3 Consortium today announced a strategic partnership that will accelerate the use of distributed ledger technologies, also known as blockchain, among R3 member banks and global financial markets. Distributed ledger technologies enable enterprises and business network participants to complete financial transactions with greater speed, security, cost-efficiency and transparency relative to solutions… Continue Reading

SBA Teams with Tech Heavyweights to Help American Small Businesses Go Digital

Amazon, Box, Facebook, LegalZoom, Microsoft, Salesforce and Zenefits join SBA initiative to deliver digital tools and resources to America’s entrepreneurs WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was joined today by a group of leading technology companies to announce the formation of the Small Business Technology Coalition, a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership that will provide… Continue Reading