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Seattle Good Business Network

Rewards platform spurs people wanting to do the right thing--buying from local indie businesses, recycling, volunteering--to actually do it.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Other
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2010
  • Employees 3
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Company Summary

Seattle Good Business Network (SGBN) is a non-profit organization working to promote a strong, vibrant local economy. Just two-years old, SGBN has nearly 200 member businesses participating in our Think Local campaign. Our next venture is Localista, a collaborative rewards platform and our SIFP pitch. Future programs will focus on local manufacturing, research, advocacy, community capital, shifting government and corporate procurement locally.


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    Christine Hanna

    Christine is an entrepreneur, non-profit manager, and experienced marketer with a BA in economics and MBA (UW ’96). After six years building online marketing companies, she joined Sightline Institute (a sustainability think tank) in 2002. As managing director, she oversaw fundraising, program development, strategic planning, and staffing. Inspired by the "living economies" vision of BALLE, she co-founded Seattle Good Business Network in 2010.

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    Erin Nelson

    Erin recently joined Seattle Good Business Network as co-director. Passionate about sustainability and community service, for the past three years she has run a green events business primarily focused on non-profit fundraising. Earlier gigs include serving as a US Peace Corp volunteer (Philippines), a US Senate aide, and an academic. She has an MSW (Public and Non-Profit Management) from UC Berkeley, and is ABD, PhD in Cultural Anthropology.


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    Jon Kroman
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    EJ Kim

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