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 »

Dec 7th Contracting Coffee Hour discusses small business loans

Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions! Special guest for December CCH: Erin Sorenson, VP, Business Banking Relationship Manager, Kitsap Bank Erin will have examples of a business plan and business loan requirements and answer your questions about applying for a small business loan. Wednesday, December 7th  7:30 -9:00 am  Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is appreciated! KEDA hosts a monthly Contracting Coffee Hour – an open forum […] Read more »

Bank deposits in Kitsap top $3 billion

Tad Sooter, Minding Your Business Blog, Kitsap Peninsula Journal of Business Deposits at bank branches in Kitsap County topped $3 billion for the first time in 2016, according to data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Deposits spread across the 58 bank branches in the county totaled more than $3.005 billion at the end of June. That number did not include deposits at credit union branches. Read more>> 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  $10 at the door.  Two drink tickets included. Or register through Brown Paper Tickets at 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 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 »

Before the recession, others called this bank ‘stodgy.’ Now it just hit a major financial milestone.

Ashley Stewart Staff Writer, Puget Sound Business Journal Nearly 20 Washington-based banks closed down during or after the economic downturn in the late 2000s. Kitsap Bank was one of the survivors and recently reached a financial milestone in the company’s 108-year history. Kitsap Bank’s parent company, Olympic Bancorp, reported the best first half of a financial year since the bank was founded in 1908. The bank’s […] 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 »