Tech ideas are brewing at these 5 coffee-crazed Seattle startups — and right in Starbucks’ backyard – 10minmail

[ad_1] Coffee culture in Seattle has been a guiding light for decades. (10minmail Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Independent coffee shops have always sought to carve out their spot in Seattle and elsewhere against Starbucks’ shop-on-every-corner mentality, whether it was with the flavor of their product or the indie spirit of the business. Today, young companies […]

Female Founders Alliance and Pioneer Square Labs launch challenge to help entrepreneurs test ideas – 10minmail

[ad_1] (10minmail Photo / Taylor Soper) Leslie Feinzaig knows how hard it is to let go of a failed startup idea. In 2016 she launched Venture Kits, a tech company that helped introduce entrepreneurship to kids. Even when it became clear that the business wasn’t taking off as planned, Feinzaig admits that she held on […]