Technology

GWATA Innovators Awards To Highlight Local Tech Businesses, Teachers, Students

GWATA will recognize 33 innovators from North Central Washington during the 18th Annual Innovator Awards Luncheon Sept. 26. The nominees were submitted by the community for their innovation and accomplishments in entrepreneurship, technology, and education, said Ron Brown, GWATA Board President. He said the luncheon celebrates the drive, passion, and spirit of innovators in the…

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Tesla Car Chargers Coming To Leavenworth, Potentially Chelan

The company synonymous with electric vehicles (EVs) is setting up charging stations in North Central Washington. And like another company on the forefront of cutting edge technology, Apple, their products are proprietary. What does more Tesla chargers mean for both locals in and tourists to NCW? Marcus Bellissimo reports.   Photo: tesla.com/supercharger

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‘Trying To Make Lemonade,’ Chelan PUD Board Hears Preliminary Cryptocurrency Rates

The Chelan PUD continues studying large-load data miners coming to the county. At Monday’s PUD board meeting, commissioners received an update on transmission and distribution challenges related to requests for power to serve large loads and a recommendation about possible cryptocurrency rates. PUD General Manager Steve Wright said volatility in cryptocurrency markets has lead to…

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GWATA Taking Nominations Til Friday For 2018 Innovator Awards

Do you know an innovative entrepreneur or business in North Central Washington? GWATA, the Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance, is looking for 2018 Innovator Award Nominations. You can help recognize and honor local innovators for their 18th Annual Innovator Awards Luncheon. GWATA’s Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien told KOHO they are seeking nominations for five award categories are:…

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Seattle App-Developer Subsplash Starts Hiring For New Pybus Annex Office

The Port of Chelan County approved a lease with a Seattle-based technology development company, Subsplash, to lease the Port’s business incubator at the Pybus Public Market. Subsplash’s lease of the upstairs of the annex at Pybus – about 2,000 square feet – starts July 1 and expires at the end of 2019. Subsplash Founder and…

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Gov. Inslee Tours Wenatchee, Quincy Talking Broadband Internet Access

Governor Jay Inslee toured Central Washington this week to talk about improving broadband technology in the state. He told KOHO he wants to promote the vision statement that the state needs to provide broadband access to all its citizens: On Wednesday, the Governor traveled to Pomeroy and Pullman. Thursday he was in Chewelah, Quincy and…

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Local Student’s Tech Skills On Display At STEM Showcase Tomorrow At Pybus

Students and teachers from 10 schools in North Central Washington will be showcasing their projects during the 2018 NCW Tech and STEM Showcase. Lead by GWATA and presented by Giga Watt, the showcase is at the Pybus Public Market tomorrow, Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. GWATA’s Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien joins Dan…

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Software Developer Subsplash First In Pybus Market’s Incubator Space

The Port of Chelan County approved a lease with a Seattle-based technology development company, Subsplash, to lease the Port’s business incubator at the Pybus Public Market. Subsplash’s lease of the upstairs of the annex at Pybus – about 2,000 square feet – starts July 1 and expires at the end of 2019. Port Commission President…

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Flywheel Investment Conference Bringing Tech Business Spring-Board To NCW

GWATA – the Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance – is hosting the Flywheel Investment Conference, an annual one-day conference on Thursday, April 19 at the Stanley Civic Center. Jenny Rojanasthien, GWATA’s Executive Director, told KOHO the Flywheel Investment Conference is an opportunity for angel investors, venture capital and private equity firms, entrepreneurs, startups and community members to come together to…

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