The Office of Economic Development’s Daily Digest is a daily resource for business people. Here are three of our most clicked through stories for the week of November 4.
ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR?
A GUIDE TO 17 OF SEATTLE’S BEST HAPPY HOURS
With an abundance of after work options, choosing the best happy hour location possible can be hard. Eater Seattle has compiled a list of Seattle’s best happy hour spots, and with a multitude of neighborhoods represented, finding the right bar or restaurant just got easier. Here are a few of their recommendations: Ba Bar in Capitol Hill boasts frites with caramelized shallot and spicy soy vinaigrette, as well as a wide array of inexpensive cocktails. Ballard’s Bitterroot BBQ specializes in pulled pork and braised beef sandwiches that should be accompanied by a drink from their whiskey selection. And Ravish in Eastlake offers a range of spreads, and cheap hard ciders.
WOMEN LEADERS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
As part of an on-going series, the Kauffman Foundation has published an in-depth look at what makes Seattle one of the nation’s most exciting entrepreneurial environments. Throughout the coming weeks, Daily Digest will highlight stories from the series. Today, we are highlighting their segment on “Women Leaders in Entrepreneurship.” This segment features interviews from Laurie Erickson, CEO of The Finest Accessories; Jenni Hogan, Founder of Jenni Hogan Media; Swatee Surve, CEO of Litesprites; and many more. These Seattleites discuss the hurdles of entrepreneurship, the obstacles that women face in the business world, and their candid advice for aspiring women entrepreneurs. This is a must-watch.