A World-Class City for Startups

We believe that Tri-Cities can be one community pursuing homegrown ideas by grass-roots actions. We are "The People Side" of putting STEM ideas out into the world and reinventing the local economy. This covers both individuals and organizations that knit together to make a community.

Tri-Cities is following the lead of other world-class startup communities. We focus our model around the blueprint laid out in the book Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City by Brad Feld. It is the first book in the Startup Revolution series and is required reading for truly understanding what we seek to accomplish and how.


Diversity of roles, and understanding how they come together, is the key to easily building effective teams.


Many different types of groups exist in the community, coming together to form