Computer and Software related technologies focus of two events in Pullman
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Francis Benjamin, Event
Phone: (509) 335-7146
Computer and Software related technologies focus of two events in
November 6, 2012
(Moscow, Idaho; Pullman, Washington) – Palouse Knowledge Corridor invites the
public to attend a Business Showcase event on Wednesday November 28 from 2 P.M.
to 5 P.M. and Apps Workshop and Challenge on Thursday November 29 from 5 P.M.
to 8 P.M. Both events are free and open to the public and will be held at the
BellTower Concert House and Event Venue at 125 SE Spring Street, Pullman.
Business Showcase - This event follows the success of the
two previous events held earlier this year to promote economic development and
growth on the Palouse. The event on Wednesday Nov 28 features presentations
from local startups in the region as well as academic projects with commercial
potential, previous mobile applications winners and related programming/apps
businesses of our region.
“The goal of the Business Showcase event is to help connect
people with good business ideas to those who might be able to help make those
ideas happen,” said Francis Benjamin, Event Chair for the Palouse Knowledge
Each presenter will present their business idea relating to
management, products and services, technology, market, financial viability and
potential return on investment, amount of investment required, exit strategy
and employee growth implications.
Those involved in business startups, or who are
entrepreneurs or investors, as well as interested community members are
encouraged to attend. Those who wish to attend this event may be private
individuals or venture capitalists and there is no obligation to invest in any
of the ideas presented.
Mobile Apps Development Workshop and Challenge - PKC, in
coordination with the Washington Broadband office, a Program of the State of
Washington Department of Commerce, is conducting a mobile apps development workshop
on November 29. This event will focus on how mobile apps can benefit businesses
and governmental bodies, the differences between web sites and mobile apps, how
to develop mobile apps, and insight into the next "apps challenge".
The winners of the first apps challenge earned more than $75,000 in prizes.
Chris Pirillo, a prolific author, public speaker, and founder and maintainer of
Lockergnome, a network of blogs, web forums, mailing lists, and online
communities will be the keynote speaker at the Apps Workshop.
The Palouse Knowledge Corridor is a nonprofit organization
whose mission is to match innovation with opportunity, promote assets of the
Palouse and foster collaborative efforts with universities, private sector,
economic development agencies and government.
For more information about this event, or about the Palouse
Knowledge Corridor, contact Francis Benjamin at email@example.com. Please RSVP
The Washington State Broadband Office mission is to help
make high-speed internet (broadband) services more readily available throughout
Washington State, especially in areas and for populations with a low