Business News for Bellevue and the Eastside of Lake Washington

WGU Washington Awards Record Number of Degrees at 5th Annual Commencement Ceremony

WGU Washington Commencement 2016Student Achievement Council’s Gene Sharratt delivers WGU Washington keynote address

SEATTLE – (April 16, 2016) – WGU Washington awarded nearly 1,900 bachelor’s and master’s degrees to students from across the state today at its fifth annual commencement ceremony. Graduates, family members, faculty and supporters packed KeyArena in Seattle to celebrate the online university’s largest class of graduates yet. The 2016 graduating class is 17 percent larger than last year’s class of graduates. Continue Reading

Medical Teams International Offers Free Tours of the REAL. LIFE. Exhibit

Medical Teams International Exhibit provides a powerful look at real life circumstances of millions around the globe Medical Teams International is offering free tours of its REAL. LIFE. Exhibit throughout the spring and summer. The exhibit, appropriate for children age ten and older, takes approximately 90 minutes to navigate from start to finish. The REAL.… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Deal with Startup Setbacks

Setbacks. Every small business owner and entrepreneur encounters them at some point as they build their startup. What separates successful businesses from those less likely to succeed is their ability to overcome adversity, learn from their mistakes and come back better than ever. Donald Cyprian, Founder of Instant Christ™, the first-ever Christian and faith-based social media… Continue Reading

Vermont Favorite Ben & Jerry’s to Open in Bellevue Square

The fresh and sometimes surprising flavors of Ben & Jerry’s will soon be available at The Bellevue Collection. Scheduled to open April 2016, the new ice cream classic will be located across from McDonald’s on the first level of Bellevue Square.  The new store will feature the full selection of long-time favorites as well as… Continue Reading

Industrial Revolution Unites Marketing & Product Development Teams

 Industrial Revolution, the privately-held Washington manufacturer and distributor of essential and reliable outdoor accessories through brands such as UCO, Light My Fire,Morakniv and others, is proud to announce the promotion of Peter Pontano to Director of Marketing & Product Development.  Pontano has been with Industrial Revolution since 2013, and was previously responsible solely for product development. With Pontano’s… Continue Reading

AWB Statement on Proposal to Eliminate Bipartisan Tax Preferences

The Association of Washington Business, Washington state’s largest business association representing small, medium and large employers, issued the following statement today from AWB President Kris Johnson regarding the House Democrats’ proposal to eliminate bipartisan tax incentives: “Economic opportunity is the key to strong communities and shared prosperity. When lawmakers propose to go back on tax… Continue Reading

EagleView Technologies Introduces Residential Blueprint Takeoffs

Bothell-based EagleView Technologies, a technology provider of aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, today announced it now offers its industry-leading 3D PremiumReport™ derived from residential blueprints. Contractors, builders and distributors can simply upload the plans during the ordering process to receive accurate roof takeoffs within 48 hours.  “Obtaining blueprint takeoffs has traditionally been a lengthy,… Continue Reading

The Home Team at KING 5 in Seattle Opens New Studios, Will Use Microsoft Surface Hub

KING 5 Opens Curbside Studio in the heart of SoDo.   (you read this here first because this was release sent to us under ’embargo’ and we say on our website, we do not know what that is) Seattle, Wash., February 15, 2016:  Western Washington’s first, highest rated and most decorated media company is now its newest,… Continue Reading

Stitches from the Heart: Covenant Shores’ residents donate handmade baby items to those in need

Stitches from the Heart members knit and crochet blankets, baby booties and other items to donate to Neighborhood Care Clinic in Seattle and Eastside Baby Corner in Issaquah.Photo courtesy of Debbie Friend Haynes Ask any parent and they can tell you: babies require a lot of stuff. In addition to bottles and diapers, there are… Continue Reading

YOFiMeter™ to Connect Glucose Meter with AT&T

Connected Glucose Meter Wirelessly Transmits Patient Data to CaregiversJanuary 5, 2015 – AT&T1 and YOFiMeter™ have reached an agreement that will enable people with diabetes to wirelessly transmit their blood sugar levels, other biometric data and voice notes. Once cleared by the FDA, the YOFiMeter Connected Glucose Meter will open another line of communication between caregivers and patients… Continue Reading