Window graphics, business shingles, and roadside banners by Broadway Signs have been catching eyes across Alaska since 1969. All that time, the Anchorage-based business has been run by the Shockley family—which will continue for the foreseeable future.
A veteran of the Trump administration is publicly launching the Alaska operations of her consulting firm, Tack 71 Strategies.
Small businesses are still experiencing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Alaskans can help their neighbors’ businesses by choosing to shop within their communities, says Commerce Commissioner Julie Anderson.
A small business in Fairbanks that grew from a bus to a storefront in a year has won the 2021 Golden Carrot award from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources in recognition of its Alaska Grown display creativity, support of Alaska Grown small businesses, and success during the fifth annual “Alaska Grown $5 Challenge” campaign.
The 2021 Techstars Alaska Startup Week concluded November 12 following five days of programming that drew over 600 attendees from myriad industries and communities across Alaska. Over 60 free events—from business open houses to panel discussions—were offered, featuring the expertise of local entrepreneurs, investors, nonprofit leaders, policymakers, and startup ecosystem builders.
Alaskan Owned apparel is a for-profit, social enterprise focused on making positive community impacts big and small, says owner Becky Strub.