Maritime, Military, Cybersecurity, and ‘Grit’ Identified as Key Themes in Tacoma-Pierce County’s Tech Cluster Success Story Series.

On April 14, 2021 the EDB in partnership with Startup253 announced the launch of a new feature series highlighting the growth of the technology industry in Tacoma and Pierce County.

This partnership is a product of the Tech Cluster Strategic Plan‘s goal to “raise the profile of the South Sound” and “create a hub” for tech businesses and entrepreneurs.

In this series of twelve success stories stories, with the help of s2s Public Relations and Startup253, the EDB will be focusing on maritime tech, military tech, cybersecurity, and Tacoma “grit” the companies that speak to the personality of the community.


This week’s featured story, Pierce County Military Tech: Wind Talker

Read the Wind Talker story right here!

Check out the other stories in our series:

“Giving” An Example of Tacoma Grit
Tacoma Tech Startup Give InKind Draws on Tacoma Values to Ignite Support Networks for Life’s Challenging Moments.

Tacoma Energy Response Tech Forged by Fire
University of Washington Tacoma Spinout Namatad Helps Save Firefighters in ‘Mayday’ Scenarios, Police & Military Special Operations.

Real Estate Data Startup Finds a Home in Tacoma
Veteran-founded Ivy Data is raising capital and planning on growth in Grit City.