Issue

November 2015

From this Issue

Concentrating the tech sector in Seattle’s downtown core is silly.

Spare5 lets you get paid during your ‘free’ time.

Software from this Seattle startup makes elder care more manageable.

Winner: YouthCare; Silver Awards: The First Tee of Greater Seattle, Juma Ventures

Winner: MOD Pizza; Silver Awards: Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound, Evergreen Beauty College

Winner: Second Use; Silver Award: Community Sourced Capital

Winner: Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson

Winner: Itron Inc.; Silver Award: Element 8

Winner: Canyon Creek Cabinet Company; Silver Awards: Precor Inc., Edifecs

Winner: ArtsFund; Silver Award: Childhaven, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways

Winner: Pacific Continental Bank; Silver Awards: Windermere Real Estate, CFO Selections LLC

Winner: Seattle Sounders FC; Silver Award: El Gaucho Hospitality

Winner: Holland America Line; Silver Awards: Symetra, Puyallup Tribe of Indians

Honoring 26 visionaries making our region stronger, friendlier, better.

Leen Kawas is confident her startup’s drug could change the Alzheimer’s conversation.

BAM’s 'Counter-Couture' pays homage to styles of the ’60s and ’70s.

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s new 'Nutcracker' banks on George Balanchine’s cachet.

Friedman vs. Porter and the trend toward shared value.

… about the Volkswagen scandal and what an Ignatian leader would drive.

Cate Hardy brings to PCC Natural Markets an understanding of retailing and customer service acquired at Starbucks.

Our readers weigh in.

What I learned at boot camp: an engaged citizenry is essential.

The remaining regulatory barriers to a thriving cannabis industry in Washington.

Good storytelling should form the basis of a great job description.

Consumers get to ‘test drive’ attorneys with Avvo’s on-demand service.

Already enormously popular, Allrecipes ventures into social media to make even more friends.