Kitsap Bank Establishes Pair of Scholarships for Students at WWU Center at Olympic College in Poulsbo

Western Today  Kitsap Bank has donated $25,000 to the Western Washington University Foundation to establish a pair of renewable $2,500 scholarships for students attending WWU Center at Olympic College Poulsbo. The scholarships were announced at Kitsap Bank’s edg3 FUND small business competition on Thursday, Nov. 17. “We are very pleased to support Western Washington University and their work with Olympic College to bring four-year degrees […] Read more »

KEDA News & Events for November 10

Check out KEDA’s News & Events for exciting events including edg3 FUND LIVE!, Global Entrepreneurship Week, and December’s Kitsap Business Forum. Also featured: Biz Opps, Contracting Coffee Hour, Timely Management Tips and a run down of great Kitsap companies in the news! Read more »

edg3 FUND Live -featuring keynote speaker Griff Griffin, CEO of Combat Flip Flops – is Nov 17th get your tickets now!

edg3 FUND Live is just a few weeks away!  We hope you will help us celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week by cheering on your favorite company competing for the $20,000 grand prize! Thursday November 17, 5:30pm Kitsap Conference Center 100 Washington Avenue Bremerton, WA RSVP at rsvp4silverdalegreendrinks@gmail.com.  $10 at the door.  Two drink tickets included. Or register through Brown Paper Tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2604930. Kitsap Bank’s 2016 […] Read more »

Global Entrepreneurship Week is November 14-20

KEDA and our business and agency partners are celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week! FEATURED EVENT: edg3 FUND LIVE!  November  17th  5:30 pm Kitsap Conference Center, Bremerton Five local entrepreneurs make their pitches in front of a live audience to an independent panel of judges for their chance to win $20,000 Info & registration at kitsapbank.com/edg3-fund Networking:  5:30-6:15pm Live Competition:  6:15pm Substantial hors d’oeuvres and two drinks […] Read more »

Kingston farm named finalist for $20k edg3 FUND prize

Tad Sooter, Minding Your Business Blog, Puget Sound Blogs A Kingston cattle farm is the last Kitsap company left in the running for the $20,000 small business prize. Silver Creek Angus was one of five finalists Kitsap Bank announced for the prize last week.  The longtime family farm raises Black Angus cattle and sells beef. You can learn more about their operation in the video above. The edg3 […] Read more »

edg3 FUND Application Period Extended!

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING KITSAP BANK’S edg3 FUND SMALL BUSINESS COMPETITION Kitsap Bank’s vendor experienced technical issues with the new edg3 FUND online application form; and through a number of communications, we have confirmed that unfortunately, not all submitted applications have been successfully received.  Due to this issue, we are extending the application deadline for the 2016 edg3 FUND small business competition to Friday, August 26 […] Read more »

$20,000 Could Be Yours!

Kitsap Bank’s edg3 Fund Small Business Competition Launches Port Orchard, WA – Kitsap Bank has a question for entrepreneurs and small business owners:  What could you do for your business, if you had an extra $20,000?  Contestants will have the opportunity to answer that question and compete for $20,000 in the bank’s third annual edg3 FUND small business competition.  edg3 FUND, which had its inaugural […] Read more »

Free edg3 FUND Informational Workshop!

Could Your Small Business Use $20,000? Kitsap Bank is holding a free informational workshop for anyone interested in applying for edg3 FUND. The workshop will take place June 29th at 10 am, Olympic College-Poulsbo Campus Room #119. Click here for flyer. We will cover: • Highlights of contest rules • The edg3 FUND competition process • FAQs • Tips for: social media promotion, articulating your business’ value proposition, creating your […] Read more »

Kitsap Bank nominated for six MarketingNW awards

Kitsap Bank has again been nominated for six prestigious MarketingNW awards!  Kitsap Bank’s partnership with the South Kitsap School District on their stadium is up for five marketing awards, and the  edg3 FUND small business competition is up for one additional award.  Kitsap Bank took home a “Big M” and a Bronze M in last year’s competition for edg3 FUND. The competition, which draws competitors from some of […] Read more »

edg3 FUND Finalist, Combat Flip Flops, will be appearing on ABC’s Shark Tank this Friday at 9pm PST!

Adam Ashton  aashton@thenewstribune.com The News Tribune Afghanistan veteran Matthew Griffin can count on a standing ovation when he talks about his dream of propelling a manufacturing company in the country where he once fought. He ends his tale with an invitation to join him in the “unarmed forces,” preventing conflict by spurring industry in troubled places. It brought the house down last year at Tacoma’s TEDx […] Read more »