Spokane Journal of Business

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Hotstart acquires UK engine heating manufacturer

Spokane Valley-based maker of engine heating equipment Hotstart Inc. has acquired IPU Group’s engine heating business based in the United Kingdom. ...

Custom homebuilding tech startup launches

Todd J. Sullivan, owner of custom home building company Sullivan Homes LLC, says he has launched a new tech startup called Customhomes.house, which is being guided by StartUp Spokane, University of Washington’s Co-Motion labs, and Mind to Market....

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Lee & Hayes highlights importance of asset protection

For the first time since the stock markets opened in the U.S. in 1817, most of the value of the top five S&P 500 companies is comprised of intangible assets, says Richard Denenny, president of Spokane-based intellectual property law firm Lee & Hayes PC. ...

Massive, green tech park envisioned in Post Falls

A massive technology park is planned at the northwest corner of Prairie Avenue and state Route 41, in northeast Post Falls, with a total construction cost for dozens of envisioned commercial buildings estimated at $460 million...

Itron expands work with Brazilian utility

Liberty Lake-based Itron Inc. says RGE, a Brazil-based subsidiary of CPFL Energia, will expand its Itron GenX network to the utility’s commercial and industrial customers....

Air Force makes app for airmen

The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a new mobile application called U.S. Air Force Connect. Although the USAF Connect app has been available to active duty Air Force personnel since last August...

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Icons LeRoy Nosbaum: Engineering a Spokane-area tech manufacturer to success

In a career that spanned more than 40 years in the utilities industry, LeRoy Nosbaum spent about 17 years at Liberty Lake-based energy and water technology and services company Itron Inc., including two separate periods as the company’s CEO. ...

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Icons Paul Redmond: Persistent job seeker rises to top

Paul Redmond, former CEO, president and chairman of Spokane-based Washington Water Power Co., says he was warned that people would soon forget him after he retired following a 33-year career with the energy company now known as Avista Corp. ...

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Innovating Idaho: Coeur d’Alene’s entrepreneurial ecosystem accelerates

There has long been a notion that to succeed in the technology sector, you have to relocate to Seattle, Boston, or the Silicon Valley. But a group of like-minded people in Coeur d’Alene are working to break that mold and turn the Lake City ...

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Gravity Labs hopes to bring matchmaking to the masses

Spokane entrepreneurs Robbi Katherine Anthony and Patrick McHugh have partnered to create Gravity, a new dating app where instead of choosing your matches, other users choose for you....

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