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Startup field trip: Seattle’s top female CEOs help 7th-grade girls learn about entrepreneurship

Inside the pink-laden walls of Julep’s office lobby, the high-pitched demands of seventh-grade girls fill the room. Julep CEO Jane Park stands in front of a flatscreen, showing off her company’s style profile quiz that matches individual customers with Julep’s products. Park, who is teaching the values of brand building, asks the girls to help fill… Read More

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Meet the Seattle 10: These innovative startups are looking to change the world

Seattle is ripe with innovation. From aerospace to biotechnology to software to retail, startup companies in this moss-covered part of the globe are breaking traditional boundaries, creating groundbreaking ideas that truly could change how we see the world. With that in mind, we’re excited to announce the Seattle 10, presented in partnership with the Museum… Read More

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Newsmakers 2012: Modumetal CEO Christina Lomasney looks to reinvent the steel industry

Christina Lomasney isn’t out to change the way we share photos with one another, nor does she want to create a new mobile app for finding the best restaurants in your neighborhood.  Nope, she’s frankly got bigger fish to fry. A University of Washington-trained physicist who previously worked at Boeing, Lomasney believes that Modumetal’s nanolaminated… Read More

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Materials science upstart Modumetal heats up with new cash, names Concur CEO Steve Singh to board

Modumetal co-founder Christina Lomasney gets plenty of inspiration by just walking out the front doors of her offices. With the Modumetal headquarters located in an old industrial shipyard in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood, Lomasney frequently sees the rusted hulls of old shipping vessels, the type of corrosion that her company’s technology is designed to prevent. “There’s lots… Read More