Resources / Some Resources in Washington State
  Washington Software Alliance WSA is the oldest and largest state-wide technology trade association, representing more than 1,300 member companies. A good source of info on the WA software industry and it holds many networking events

 
MIT Enterprise Forum of
the NW
  Original model for the Vancouver Enterprise Forum. Monthly dinner programs held at the Hyatt Regency, Bellevue. Companies present their business plans and a panel critiques it. Good networking event. Also, MIT Venture Lab workshops held at the Merrill Lynch offices in Seattle.