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Entrepreneurs often need professional services that can be costly. StartUp Spokane partners with local professionals who are experts in various fields to provide free consultations to entrepreneurs.

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Looking to give back to our startup community and help build more great companies in our region? Want to help mentor a startup or entrepreneur? Click here to sign up.

To schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our providers, use the filters below to contact the resource you’re looking for.

Anastasi Moore Martin
Anastasi, Moore & Martin, PLLC, is a full-service audit, tax, consulting, accounting, and business valuation and litigation support services firm located in the historic Hutton Building in downtown Spokane. Founded in 2003, its four owner/members have over 90 years of combined public accounting experience.
Joshua Yoshihara
509-323-0272
Hours
By appointment only
Apex Legal Solutions | PLLC
Family law attorney by day; start-up enthusiast by night. As both an attorney and MBA, I help businesses navigate the practical and legal challenges they face. Though new to Spokane, I spent a year consulting entrepreneurs in Montana on everything from GS1 Barcode registrations to SAFE agreements.
Gregory Hill
Attorney & Founding Member
406-426-2513
Hours
By appointment only
Associated Industries
Our members get instant access to dedicated employment law attorneys and HR professionals who provide them with practical advice and guidance tailored to their businesses. Our HR and Legal teams work with startups who find their business growing or who want to better understand their risks as an employer.
Stef Howe
509-342-2169
Hours
By appointment only
BPGraphics
Founded in 1961 as Billboard Poster Company, BPGraphics is one of the nation’s premier large-format printers. We specialize in Out-of-Home, Point-of-Purchase, Event & Venue, and Fleet graphics.
Adam Anderson
Account Director
503-710-1439
Hours
By appointment only
Cindy Leaver
Foundational strength as a CPA for over 25 years and a CFO for over 15 years. Combined with the global view of a Chief Strategy Officer who developed strategies that ensured alignment with the mission, core purpose, and values. Reinforced and implemented these strategies through culture and brand activities.
Cindy Leaver
509-863-3892
Hours
By appointment only
Concinnus Financial
Nick Rossolillo is an investment advisor and founder at Concinnus Financial, as well as a national financial contributor for the Motley Fool. Office hours are available for things like a market or business-specific research, or simply talk therapy about the headaches involved with launching a new venture.
Nick Rossolillo
Investment Advisor
509-220-1895
Hours
By appointment only
Crystal Henkle
I am here to help local startup companies because I grew up in this community and am now growing a successful career in the SaaS industry. I was the first revenue hire for my technology company and have launched a GTM product and have experience through the startup to growth phases of the company.
Crystal Henkle
509.230.8777
Hours
By appointment only
Eide Bailly
As a small business or new business owner, understanding which tax credits you can qualify for, if any, can be downright exhausting. For instance, did you know that your business can get a tax credit for money spent on research and development?
Rance Hughes
CPA
208-416-1039
Hours
By appointment only
Feltman Ewing
Feltman Ewing provides counseling in the areas of entity formation, business liability issues, contract drafting and review (including commercial leases), trademarks and copyrights, and general legal advice on a variety of topics encountered by businesses of all sizes and types.
JP Diener
Attorney
509-838-6800
Hours
By appointment only
Financial Trex
Denise Downey offers personal financial planning services. Some of the many areas that she can help with are investment guidance, retirement planning, college savings strategies, cash management, and financial advocacy. Denise is a Certified Financial Planner™ with over 21 years of experience.
Denise Downey
CFP®
773-688-8739
Hours
By appointment only
Foundry Law Group
Foundry is a team of entrepreneurial attorneys that support businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs. We value transparency and open communication and offer flat rates to best fit our clients. We advise on incorporation/financing, contract drafting and negotiations, hiring, IP, and acquisitions.
Asif Lundstrom
Legal Officer
(509) 315-2171
Hours
By Appointment Only
Fruci & Associates
We are a full-service, tax and accounting firm willing to help with all facets from business development, tax planning, Quickbooks and accounting assistance, operational analysis, and valuation/transition planning.
Matt Michels
509-624-9223
Hours
By appointment only
Gravis Law
Gravis Law has extensive experience representing small and early-stage businesses. Our team generally advises clients as outside general counsel on LLC operating agreements, licensing, trademarks and branding, consulting and contractor agreements, and initial financing options.
Randi Johnson
Principal | Chief Communications Officer
509-624-1610
Hours
By appointment only
Ideas International
Rhonda DeVito is a Business Development Consultant who helps emerging companies to grow strategically by providing sound direction and connecting them with the right resources. Her specialty is sourcing capital for firms that are challenged with achieving adequate funding, particularly startups.
Rhonda DeVito
206-234-6390
Hours
By appointment only
Ignite
Discuss your concept for a startup or existing business with Ignite’s CEO Tom Simpson at Office Hours.
Tom Simpson
CEO
509-358-2000
Hours
By appointment only
Incisive Ventures
Incisive Ventures provides early-stage growth capital for technology companies. Schedule a time with Martin here: www.calendly.com/martingtobias.
Martin Tobias
Manager
Hours
By appointment only
Johnson Content Creations
I am a copywriter providing content development and social media strategy. I create content for web pages, blog posts, newsletters, emails, and articles. I also create social media content and manage social media profiles. I can take care of the content needs that you simply don't have time for.
Kyndra Johnson
Copy Writer, Content Marketer
509-218-3236
Hours
By appointment only
Joshua Hartnett
Controlling cost, understanding the competition, building a sales and employee pipeline, driving relationships with customers, employees and vendors and working to gain market share are some of the things I love. My current responsibility spans across 2.5 states (Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana).
Joshua Hartnett
650-207-9404
Hours
By appointment only
Lean Media Productions
Lean Media Productions is a veteran- and minority-owned business providing accessible and dynamic video production services.
JP Arnaud-Marquez, MBA
Founder, Video Producer
321.337.6186
Hours
By appointment only
Measure Meant
Measure Meant is a social impact consulting firm that can help your business define their values of sustainability and integrate them within your existing business model. You can use social responsibility as a recruiting tool and transparency about environmental impact to strengthen your brand loyalty.
Mark Odegard
509-904-5692
Hours
By appointment only
Paulson Exchange
Chris has been in the mix of startups and investors for some time including leading a winning Team for Startup Weekend in one of the largest turnouts in Seattle; she has presented on Shark Tank, and has worked for several startups, building scale, automation and value.
Kris Fuehr
Founder/Owner
(425) 830-0867
Hours
By appointment only
Propaganda Creative
Propaganda Creative is a full-service design firm providing web design, graphic design, and other marketing services with a focus on amplifying brands.
Jason Clerget
Founder
509-413-1719
Hours
By appointment only
sp3nw
sp³nw brings together academia, life science companies, entrepreneurs, innovators, funding sources, and industry mentors to help identify, grow, and deploy emerging life science solutions to the region.
Michaele Armstrong
Assistant Director
724-469-3713
Hours
By appointment only
Spokane Business Attorneys
At Spokane Business Attorneys, we are a fun, happy, and strategic law firm that specializes in holistically helping business owners run their business the right way. We help business owners have more fun, make more money, and stay out of trouble as they build their business and legacy on a solid foundation.
Christal Lam
Attorney
509-818-3350
Hours
By appointment only
Spokane Public Library
Spokane Public Library offers extensive business resources including one-on-one consultations with Business Librarian Mark Pond. Mark can assist startups with many critical needs, including business market research and analysis.
Mark Pond
Business Research Librarian
509-444-5312
Hours
By appointment only
Stonebraker McQuary Insurance
Max Kusske of Stonebraker McQuary Insurance assists entrepreneurs in understanding insurable and non-insurable risks in organizations, as well as educating on the insurance marketplace.
Max Kusske
Risk Management Advisor
509-688-2413
Hours
By appointment only
SwiftWater Advisors
Joel Hoff is an executive-level finance leader who helps bring order to the chaos associated with companies in the startup and emerging phase. He has extensive experience aligning people, processes and technology to develop and execute strategies that help companies move to the next level of their evolution.
Joel Hoff
Owner
406-812-2036
Hours
By appointment only
Tinderbox Marketing
Tinderbox Consulting believes in serving God by serving others. We do this through the campsite rule: leave everyone in better shape than we found them. Tinderbox consults with small businesses and entrepreneurs on their sales and marketing initiatives.
Josh King
Managing Member
509-570-6846
Hours
By appointment only
Vexing Media
Vexing Media is a creative design company that specializes in digital media, including website development, graphic design, and virtual and electronic communications. Our mission is to Craft the Brand, Deliver the Message, and Build the Tools that are vital to our clients in fulfilling their own missions.
Brandon Smith
509-720-8839
Hours
By appointment only
Washington Trust Bank
At Washington Trust Bank we pride ourselves on helping our customers with all of their financial needs. We are a relationship-based bank, so the relationship between us and our customers comes first. We are diverse enough to help out with the initial startup of your business yet small enough to know you.
Michael Neese
RBO Assistant Branch Manager
509-353-5640
Hours
By appointment only
Wood Insurance Network Group
Certified Insurance Counselor with over 20 years helping businesses and business owners find insurance solutions. Property and Casualty Insurance specialist, with a focus on cyber insurance solutions. Extensive experience writing insurance products for all kinds of businesses and industries large and small.
Chris Wood
Certified Insurance Counselor
509-315-4836
Hours
By appointment only
The Woodshop
‘Your outsourced, in-house marketing team.’ A full-service marketing & design agency, with expert contributors who specialize in various aspects of marketing. Digital, Traditional, Web Design, SEO, Email, Social, Branding & Packaging. We offer both full-service and ala-carte marketing services for businesses.
Tony Baird
Owner
509-217-0754
Hours
By appointment only
WSU Center for Innovation
April Needham, Director for the WSU University Center for Innovation, is a deep resource for businesses looking to have a second set of eyes on their business plan.
April Needham
Director, WSU University Center for Innovation
509-358-7897
Hours
By appointment
Zipline B2B Marketing
Zipline Interactive creates measurable digital marketing campaigns that help businesses like yours generate more sales and profit. We offer trackable digital marketing services, including search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC), web design, social marketing, and display advertising.
Ryan Stemkoski
509-321-2849 ext. 701
Hours
By appointment only

TeamUp Mentor

Take the Next Steps

Looking to give back to our startup community and help build more great companies in our region?

StartUp Spokane is looking for highly qualified mentors to help guide our region’s startup companies through the growth phase.

Take the next step to help the next generation of startups in the Inland Northwest!

Name*
Please provide a brief bio and summary of your professional experience including how you would like to help local startup companies
Please indicate the industry of your expertise*
In what areas do you think you can make the greatest contribution based on your experience and expertise?*
How many hours a month can you commit to mentoring a startup company?*
Can you commit to be accessible to a mentee for 6 months?*
How will you be accessible to your startup company?
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