For a while, social media was all about the visual, with users sharing thoughts and snapshots of their lives through photography and the written word. Then, as Vine and Snapchat launched and Instagram incorporated a video feature into its offering, sound started to make a comeback.
Seattle-based entrepreneur Paul Stavropoulos decided to make this ripple effect the sole focus of his latest tech venture, appropriately named Ripple.
Yesterday evening, startup incubator ATP Innovations announced a joint venture with Washington based incubator 1176, that will see Sydney participate as a host city for the Challenge Cup 2015.
Only two days after the American states of Washington and Colorado voted to regulate marijuana the same as alcohol on November 6, 2012, Prohibition Brands was born. The business now specialises in the manufacturing, licensing, and distribution of consumable marijuana smoking products; and has experienced rapid growth in just nine months since its inception.
Over the past 9 weeks our Blogger Simon Walker has shared with us his 20 day adventure in which he looked at the startup scene of 10 US cities, the final episode airs this week on shoestring.com.au – so let’s have a look back over the past 9 weeks at the previous episodes.
This week Simon touches down in the place where the power players of the entire country come to play, but is Washington just a place for senators and presidents? Come with us as we explore the not so well known [to us anyway] world of Washington startups, you’ll be very surprised at what we discover!