Category Archives: Bellevue Business Journal

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Eastside Business Woman Named Finalist in 15th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Seattle, WA – Oct. 4 – Whitney DeBerry is a Finalist for Employee of the Year – Business category in the 15th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. Ms. DeBerry, Digital Marketing Manager at Tresemer Group of Kirkland, WA, will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner. The Stevie Awards for Women… Continue Reading

Women Entrepreneurs $4 Million Global Competition

Women Entrepreneurs $4 Million Global Competition

Women Entrepreneurs $4 Million Global Competition is initiated by M12, Microsoft Corp.’s venture fund, in collaboration with the EQT Ventures fund and SVB Financial Group, on Thursday, July 26, 2018 announced the Female Founders Competition, seeking to accelerate funding for top women-led startups focused on enterprise technology solutions. Two winners will share $4 million in venture funding,… Continue Reading

AAA’s Soap for Hope Toiletry Donation Drive Kicks off November 1, Benefits YWCA Women's Center in Bellevue

AAA Washington is teaming up with seven Eastside charities to provide an opportunity for those in need to have a fresh start to their day. AAA Washington is kicking off its ninth annual Soap for Hope donation drive today to collect unused travel- and full-size toiletry items for local shelters, food banks and other charitable… Continue Reading

Trump's War on Women, Hillary's Wall Street Support a Boost to Eventual “Write-In” TV Candidate

LionHound Productions CEO Michael Wilson today said Hillary’s tight connections with Wall Street and Trump’s “war on women” add up to good news for LionHound’s new TV program, “The Write-In.” Wilson, creator of the program, pointed out that “only Sanders and Kasich have bothered to court millennials,” which Wilson called the “forgotten demographic.” “Millennials and… Continue Reading

ChallengeHER Event in Everett, March 22, 2016 to Help Women Compete for Government Contracts

The free ChallengeHER North Puget Sound event will educate attendees on growth opportunities in government contracting as well as how to participate in the SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract program. Additionally, business owners can sign up to participate in Contract Connections – one-on-one meetings with procurement officials, government buyers and large prime contractors. Continue Reading

10 Great Examples of Successful Business Partnerships

Entrepreneurship is the new black! It seems that there has never been a better time to start a business. Since 2011 annual start-up rates have increased from 440,600 in 2011 to a record-breaking 581,173 last year, according to the think tank Centre for Entrepreneurs. Next year it is anticipated this number will exceed 600,000! However, when… Continue Reading

Michael and Virginia Jessemey McCarty recognized with WSU alumni award for business, community service

Michael and Virginia Jessemey McCarty were honored Monday, Sept. 14, with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of service to their community, state and WSU. He is recently retired as chief executive officer of the Association of Washington Cities. She is the owner of McCarty & Associates marketing firm,… Continue Reading

Sean Riley Named Championship Director for 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Sean Riley, a PGA golf professional who grew up in southern Washington, has been named Championship Director for the 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, to be played June 9-12 at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish. Born and raised in the Tri-Cities area, Riley is responsible for the overall coordination and planning of the first women’s major championship… Continue Reading

Torin Yater-Wallace and Annalisa Drew Win Men's and Women's World Skiing Invitational Halfpipe Finals at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler BC

On the final day of the World Skiing Invitational (WSI) at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC, it was Torin Yater-Wallace and Annalisa Drew who took the wins in the men’s and women’s Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) World Tour Halfpipe Finals. The stacked men’s field put on an impressive show… Continue Reading

Bobby Brown & Yuki Tsubota Win Men's and Women's World Skiing Invitational Slopestyle and Vincent Gagnier & Giulia Tanno Win Gibbons Big Air at World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler

The World Skiing Invitational (WSI) continued yesterday at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival in the Blackcomb Terrain Park at Whistler Blackcomb. Bobby Brown and Yuki Tsubota took the wins in the men’s and women’s Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) World Tour Finals Slopestyle and Vincent Gagnier and Giulia Tanno came out on top at… Continue Reading