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City of Seattle doubles down on startups, names first liaison to boost city’s entrepreneurs

As part of Seattle’s effort to help support and expand the city’s startup community, the Office of Economic Development (OED) today named Seattle tech community veteran Rebecca Lovell as the new Startup Liaison for the City of Seattle. The position was created as part of the Startup Seattle program, originally launched by Red Russak as an… Read More

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Startup Seattle initiative at risk as City Council considers plan to kill funding

Update: Startup Seattle funding avoids City Council budget axe, allowing initiative to proceed There’s a chance that a key priority of Seattle’s tech industry, and one of outgoing Mayor Mike McGinn’s signature achievements, may be quietly killed or delayed indefinitely by the Seattle City Council this week. Whether or not that happens, the fight has already strained relations… Read More