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 […]

‘Mega Block’ in Amazon’s backyard will become a life sciences campus following $143.5M deal; proceeds to fund affordable housing – 10minmail

[ad_1] The Mercer Mega Block is right next to Amazon’s campus and close to downtown. (JLL Image) One of the last big chunks of land in the booming Seattle neighborhood of South Lake Union will turn into a life sciences hub — with proceeds of the sale helping fund affordable housing and homelessness issues. The […]