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M.T. Totes

M.T. Totes

Inventors: Mary and Tom Product: M.T. Totes Hometown: Bellingham Website: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MTTote Product: M.T. Totes – a clever play on words for a clever product. M.T. (Mary and Tom) as well as Empty, because they are only empty until you fill them!...

Good research is vital to entrepreneurial success.

Good research is vital to entrepreneurial success.

Research….when the word is mentioned to inventors or entrepreneurs they roll their eyes, cringe or get a blank look on their face. I get it, some see it as a daunting task that they really don’t know where to start and rarely does it have any immediate pay off (i.e....

School Programs Benefit Startup Entrepreneurs

One of the most overlooked resources available to new start-up entrepreneurs are the local colleges and universities. Many new start-up entrepreneurs know that student internships are available but don’t think as an individual just getting started with a business idea...

Apana

Inventor/Entrepreneur: Matt Rose Company: Apana City: Bellingham Where to find it: www.apana.com   Apana is the leader in automated water management for business. They save money for companies with their patented hardware and software products that save water,...

The value of community collaboration centers

Over the course of the past year, I have seen a number of things happening that appear to be driving a new wave of entrepreneurship and innovation in smaller more rural communities. Business Incubators and Accelerators have existed for decades in urban hubs like...