Yakima County Development Association - Enterprise Corner

Jean Brown

Jean Brown

Jean publishes a blog called the Enterprise Corner.  It features articles on entrepreneurship, local industry trends, manufacturing news and periodic ‘toolbox’ articles showcasing assistance, incentives and other resources for local businesses.



Enterprise Corner

Startups Compete for $17,500 in prizes

Startups Compete for $17,500 in prizes - February 27, 2017

The Yakima County Development Association and Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce announced today that eight emerging businesses are advancing to the final round of the Enterprise Challenge business plan contest. These entrepreneurs were selected by a group of 26 judges that met with and evaluated business plan contestants at an afternoon trade show last week. Based on their scores and evaluations, the judges ultimately picked the following eight companies to move forward in our contest: ... Read More »

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"One of the things I see as the most value is the retention of labor; people stay in the Valley and they want to work for a high-tech firm. " - Don Baumbach, Site Leader, GE Aviation