About Us

Startup Whitman is an affiliate program of Startup Washington, an initiative developed by the Washington State Department of Commerce’s Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness. Startup Washington focuses on providing tools, resources and practical education to startup communities and entrepreneurs with the goal of keeping entrepreneurial talent in Washington’s rural and urban areas.

Startup Whitman is part of a pilot program of Startup Washington that is dedicated to the practical integration of programming and the sharing of resources between urban and rural entrepreneurial ecosystems.  In partnership with Startup Spokane and Startup Asotin, Startup Whitman is working to develop a thriving and robust entrepreneurial community that encompasses all of Eastern Washington.

Visit Startup Spokane and Startup Asotin to learn more about the entrepreneurial activities taking place in those communities and the resources available to entrepreneurs looking to build and grow startups in those areas.