SBA Seminar Explores Funding Your Startup

From the January 10, 2018 Small Business Administration (SBA)  bulletin Five Ways to Fund Your Startup What are some ways to get funding as a startup with little to no business history? According to a report, the vast majority of startup funds – 82 percent – come from a combination of the entrepreneur’s own funds, family and friends. Other than family and friends, the following are five […] Read more »

Starting a Specialty Food Business – Cultivating Success

Cultivating Success: a curriculum for local food systems “Starting a Specialty Food Business” August 21 @ 4:30 – 8:30 pm Olympic College, Poulsbo, Room 220   Sponsored by Farm Services Agency, WSU Extension Presented by  Kim Hoffmann, Washington State Department of Agriculture, with guest speakers. Learn about how you can start a specialty food business, including home-based production. Kim Hoffmann from the Washington State Department […] Read more »

Kitsap economy highlighted in Puget Sound Business Journal

The Puget Sound Journal of Business recently published a special report profiling Kitsap County’s economic advantages and opportunities. Featured stories discussed opportunities for the technology industry, talent and workforce, workforce education, housing and business costs, and Kitsap’s role and opportunities as part of the Puget Sound regional economy. The special section also includes stories on the Fast Ferry Proposition and interviews with Kitsap Bank CEO, […] Read more »

Startup Washington offers new resources for small businesses & entrepreneurs

Startup 365 Washington team has created several publications to help you start, grow and protect your small business every step of the way. These publications can be viewed interactively online or you can download and print them out. The Small Business Playbook – Starting a Business in Washington State Get your team all on the same page as you drive down the field toward your business […] Read more »