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Seattle startup exports French cooking

by Melissa Crowe Sansaire

PUGET SOUND—French-style sous vide cooking isn’t just for the hyper-foodie. Sansaire, a Seattle startup that manufactures a device for water-bath cooking, is bringing the technology to home kitchens worldwide.

Sansaire started in August 2013 after a record-breaking Kickstarter fundraiser. It boasts the title as Kickstarter’s No. 1 most-funded food product and it reached its $100,000 target  ...

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Maryland medical marijuana growers are hunting for space

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BALTIMORE—As close to 1,100 entrepreneurs await word on their applications to grow, process and sell medical marijuana in Maryland, the hunt is on for office and work space to set up the crops.

Real estate brokers, leasing agents and warehouse owners around the state report that representatives of the fledgling business ventures set in motion by the General Assembly in 2014 have contacted them  ...

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Colorado company finds filling tech-manufacturing jobs a challenge

by Cathy Proctor Lightning Hybrids

DENVER—Lightning Hybrids LLC is a small but growing manufacturing company that uses hydraulic hybrid technology to makes trucks and buses more fuel efficient. It’s more than doubled its employee headcount in the last two years and expects to hire another 11 in 2016.

But the Loveland-based company has struggled to find the people it needs, said president and co-founder Tim Reeser, who was  ...

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He couldn't find a company he liked, so he started his own (Video)

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Mike Geisler wishes he had some superhero powers to return phone calls at the speed of light, or type out an email faster than it would take to think the thought.

Instead, the 53-year-old executive is just a man working in the super-like Dallas real estate industry. He oversees Dallas-based Venture Commercial as the managing partner of the retail-centric real estate firm that he founded with  ...

February 6, 2016 | 3:00pm EST
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Cybersecurity is growing, but not in ways you think

by James Bach Harrington Jack 12112015 05 cx

WASHINGTON—The cybersecurity market was worth an estimated $75 billion in 2015. By 2020, that’s predicted to swell to $170 billion.

For years, the business community has been paying close attention to those numbers amid otherwise tightening budgets, particularly in the federal space. “Everybody who has got their cup out wants to dip into that and take a sip,” said George McKenzie,  ...

February 6, 2016 | 12:00pm EST
Hot Shots - Nashville Business Journal

How these entrepreneurs turn content into cash

by Andrea Williams Michael Hyatt

NASHVILLE—Ever since blogging became popular in the mid-2000s, millions of Americans have taken to the Internet to lend their voices to every topic imaginable. And like every other industry the Internet has democratized (see music, book publishing, etc.), not only were bloggers empowered in their ability to communicate when and how they wanted, they soon discovered they were able to make money  ...

February 6, 2016 | 9:00am EST
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Instagram rolls out new features for advertisers and power users

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SILICON VALLEY—Addicted to Instagram? The company is introducing several features that will make the platform easier to use for individuals and advertisers.

Instagram now allows some users to toggle between accounts rather than logging in and out of each screen name, according to the Latergramme blog, which first noticed the change. The company has not officially announced the feature, but  ...

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