entrepreneurship http://nwpr.org en Delivering Apples To Offices A Healthy Business For Recent College Grads http://nwpr.org/post/delivering-apples-offices-healthy-business-recent-college-grads <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/08/082813AK_Apple-A-Day_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>We’ve all been there. You’re hungry, and you want something good to eat, but there’s no time. So you hit the vending machine for sugar or salt.<p>A recent Washington State University grad wants to change that. She’s started a Northwest business around a simple, better choice: an urban apple delivery service.<p>Apple-A-Day got its start in the Mecca of apple-country – Yakima, Washington. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:01:26 +0000 Anna King 33311 at http://nwpr.org Delivering Apples To Offices A Healthy Business For Recent College Grads Washington Marijuana Legalization Draws Yale MBAs With Big Ideas http://nwpr.org/post/washington-marijuana-legalization-draws-yale-mbas-big-ideas <a href="/failed%20Limelight" class="asset-audio"></a><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">SEATTLE, Wash. – As Washington moves to legalize marijuana, pot entrepreneurs are lobbying in public forums and behind the scenes. These business interests want to shape the new marijuana marketplace. Among them, a Seattle-based private equity firm called Privateer Holdings. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:07:38 +0000 Austin Jenkins 23290 at http://nwpr.org Washington Marijuana Legalization Draws Yale MBAs With Big Ideas Washington ‘Potrepreneurs’ Plan To Start Locally, Expand Nationally http://nwpr.org/post/washington-potrepreneurs-plan-start-locally-expand-nationally <p>So far, Washington and Colorado are the first states to legalize recreational marijuana. Two states is a pretty limited market if you’re getting into the cannabis business. But many so-called “potrepreneurs” are counting on the eventual repeal of marijuana prohibition nationally. Correspondent Austin Jenkins reports. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:06:14 +0000 Austin Jenkins 23289 at http://nwpr.org Washington ‘Potrepreneurs’ Plan To Start Locally, Expand Nationally