Technology

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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East Wenatchee Joins Area Cities Passing Blockchain, Bitcoin Zoning Ordinance

The cities of Leavenworth and East Wenatchee are the latest to pass zoning ordinances for bitcoin operators and other blockchain companies. North Central Washington has become a hot-spot for such crytopcurrency miners, largely thanks to cheap hydropower. As both the Chelan and Douglas PUDs assess the increasing number of applications from such businesses to locate…

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