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Alaska Accelerator Fund Announces Investment in University of Alaska Anchorage Startup Company  None 

Alaska Accelerator Fund Announces Investment in University of Alaska Anchorage Startup Company

The Alaska Accelerator Fund (AAF) announced the first of two planned investments in Arctic Heat Technologies, Inc (AHT), formerly known as CFT Solutions, LLC, a University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) start-up founded by Dr. Joey Yang and UAA Vice-Provost for Research and Graduate Studies, Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski. The initial investment of $75,000 was approved by the AHT Board of Directors on June 1, 2017. A second investment is anticipated in the fall of 2017 to fund UL testing and expanded sales.

Alaska Association of Health Underwriters Recognized with Gold Certification None 

Alaska Association of Health Underwriters Recognized with Gold Certification

Alaska Association of Health Underwriters was recently recognized with Gold Certification on June 19, 2017.

49th State Angel Fund and Alaska Small Business Development Center Host July 27 “Rethink/Startup” Conference None 

49th State Angel Fund and Alaska Small Business Development Center Host July 27 “Rethink/Startup” Conference

The Municipality of Anchorage’s 49th State Angel Fund (49SAF) and the Alaska Small Business Development Center are teaming up to host a conference for Alaska entrepreneurs during Alaska Startup Week.

ALASKA CHAMBER | It's Your Business July 26-August 9, 2017 None 
Startup Week, Angel Investors and brand new SBDC workshops None 

Startup Week, Angel Investors and brand new SBDC workshops

Alaska Garden and Pet Supply Named Manufacturer of the Year None 

Alaska Garden and Pet Supply Named Manufacturer of the Year

At the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s Monday Forum, the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development awarded the Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year Award to Alaska Garden and Pet Supply.

OHANA MEDIA GROUP NAMES NEW ANCHORAGE SALES MANAGER None 

OHANA MEDIA GROUP NAMES NEW ANCHORAGE SALES MANAGER

‘Ohana Media Group, LLC is excited to announce Sandy Baker is joining our family effective July 24, 2017 as the Sales Manager for OMG’s South Central Alaska cluster. Baker will take on local sales management for the region. Baker has spent the past year working in the freight industry and prior to that spent over 15 years with Morris Communications radio stations (now Alpha Media) in Anchorage and Wasilla.

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union announces new Senior Vice President of Special Credits None 

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union announces new Senior Vice President of Special Credits

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that Chris Brown has been selected for the position of Senior Vice President, Special Credits.

AEDC 2017 3-Year Outlook Luncheon None 

AEDC 2017 3-Year Outlook Luncheon

While the February Luncheon looks at the economy for the coming year, the AEDC 3-Year Outlook Luncheon considers the forces that will shape the Anchorage economy over the next three years and beyond. The Outlook looks at trends in eight key indicators including population, building permits, visitor industry activity and oil prices.

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Security Summit Launches Education Campaign Aimed at Tax Pros; Warns Against Phishing Epidemic with “Don’t Take the Bait” series

The IRS warns tax professionals to increase their computer security and to beware of their inbox – specifically the successful email scams dubbed spear phishing that identify themselves as a friend, customer or company.