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Growing a Business

Bill Gates Biography

The digital demagogue earned billions by anticipating the market's needs. Now, his philanthropic foundation is helping countless others across the globe.

Business News

Microsoft Pledges $500M for Affordable Housing in Seattle

The pledge is intended to help tackle the low and middle-income housing crisis in Seattle, but also to encourage policy change, new investment by the state, and to support organizations that help the homeless.

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

The Minimum Wage Battle Is Here to Stay

The fight will continue to drag on, state by state and city by city, over the next few years.

Business News

Amazon Has Literally Gone Bananas

The e-tailer is getting fruity with a potassium-packed publicity stunt.

Business News

Chipotle Shuts Down Stores in Seattle and Portland After E. Coli Outbreak

This is the third outbreak of food contamination at Chipotle restaurants since August.

Business News

This Startup Has Figured Out How to Grow Metal Like a Tree

This innovation is useful for the construction, automobile, oil and gas industries.

Legal

Businesses in Seattle Are Now Required to Make Some Bathrooms 'Gender Neutral'

Single-stall restrooms are now all-gender facilities in Seattle.

Employee Experience & Recruiting

The Sad Saga of the $70,000 Minimum Salary Company

The utopian vision of an entrepreneur who wanted to do his part for income inequality looks shortsighted in the cold light of reality.

Legal

Seattle CEO Who Set Minimum Salaries to $70,000 Sued By Brother for Allegedly Overpaying Himself

Gravity Payments' Dan Price made national news when he announced an across-the-board raise for his 120-person team. Now, he is being accused of cutting his brother out of profits.

Thought Leaders

After a Life as Refugees, This Entrepreneur Family Has No Fear

Fleeing Vietnam at risk of their lives in hopes of reaching American taught the Lams everything there is to know about pursuing dreams.

Fundraising

Anatomy of a VC Deal: How One Seattle Startup Raised $12.5 Million

We'll take you through the entire process, from pitch decks to cut checks.

Business News

Amazon Sues Alleged Sellers of Bogus 5-Star Product Reviews

Beware peddlers of lies. The ecommerce goliath is dropping the legal hammer on four sites it claims hawk fake positive product reviews.

Growing a Business

Starbucks to Begin Testing Delivery in Seattle and New York City This Year

Get ready to order coffee on your phone to be delivered fresh to your home.

Franchise

Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout

Franchise owners in Seattle are still on track to be grouped with large businesses under the city's new minimum wage law.