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Mind to Market: Filling a startup funding gap in Spokane

A handful of Spokane-area investors, including a mix of organizations and individuals, has developed Mind to Market LLC to invest in early-stage startups—and to fill a gap in the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Steve Trabun, Avista Corp.’s reg...

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Randall & Hurley acquires Montana firm

Spokane-based retirement administration services company Randall & Hurley Inc. has purchased another...

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How angel investors earn their wings

In recent years, Spokane has seen a handful of local startup companies grow into successful ventures...

Global Credit Union shuts its two offices in Tri-Cities

Spokane-based Global Credit Union has closed two Tri-Cities branches and a home loan center there. ...

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Spokane financial adviser offers alternative use of 401(k)

A Spokane financial adviser has started promoting a retirement investment alternative for people who...

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In most cases, new tax law is good for business

The recently passed, voluminous Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains several big changes, many of which are expected to benefit businesses, Spokane tax advisers say. Anson Avery, accountant and owner of Anson Avery CPA PLLC, says he’s already put in over 6...

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Coming off banner year, State Bank projects growth

Greg Deckard, president and CEO of 115-year-old State Bank Northwest, says the financial institution is poised for another strong year as it anticipates adding to its more than $140 million in assets. Last year, the bank experienced a nearly 16 percent...

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Inland Northwest composite declines

The composite value of the nine Inland Northwest-based publicly traded companies dropped to $11.5 billion in the recently completed fourth quarter of 2017, a decrease of $700 million, or 5.7 percent, from the previous quarter, according to a quarterly rep...

Last Metropolitan Mortgage payments could come this year

Investors who lost tens of millions of dollars when Spokane-based Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities Co. and affiliate Summit Securities Inc. shut down about 14 years ago could receive a final distribution late this year from trusts set up to recoup some ...

Cogo Capital to re-enter Spokane with new office

Coeur d’Alene-based real estate investment lending company Cogo Capital LLC says it plans to re-enter the Spokane market and open an office on downtown’s periphery in February. Cogo Capital CEO Lee Arnold says the company purchased a building at 217 ...

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