Meet Our Members!

Brian Fellows
Brian Fellows
Zoologist - Zoology

Company Summary: We work with innovators and inventors to test the feasibility of their new ideas in the marketplace.  We help to build feasible ideas into startup companies.

Best Piece of Advice for Entrepreneurs: Talk to a lot of people about your idea.  A couple of opinions aren’t enough—you need positive and negative feedback to make the best decisions.

Claim to Fame: Patented a soil analysis instrument that was modified for use on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover.

Zoos - 45 years
Kyle Peterson
Kyle Peterson
Professional Sock - Founder & CEO

Company Summary: We work with innovators and inventors to test the feasibility of their new ideas in the marketplace.  We help to build feasible ideas into startup companies.

Best Piece of Advice for Entrepreneurs: Talk to a lot of people about your idea.  A couple of opinions aren’t enough—you need positive and negative feedback to make the best decisions.

Claim to Fame: Patented a soil analysis instrument that was modified for use on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover.

Weaving - 2 years
Bill Tierney
Bill Tierney
Founder, Owner, Success Coach, Coach Trainer - Breakthrough Success Club Coaching

About Breakthrough Success Club Coaching: We offer group and individual coaching to entrepreneurs, small businesses, commissioned salespersons,  and business leaders using the Breakthrough Success Club process.  We help our clients reset mindset to transform their results.  Our motto, “Grow Yourself to Grow Your Business”

Best Piece of Advice for Entrepreneurs: Create a vision of what you want the business to look like in 10 years and work back from that vision.

Claim to Fame: You can find him on-stage with a local improv group – a great way to entertain his 14 grand kids.

Likes soup

Lion Tamer - Startup Spokane Member for 1 Year
Dr. Mike Ebinger
Dr. Mike Ebinger
WSU Center for Innovation - Director

What is the WSU Center for Innovation: We work with innovators and inventors to test the feasibility of their new ideas in the marketplace.  We help to build feasible ideas into startup companies.

Best Piece of Advice for Entrepreneurs: Talk to a lot of people about your idea.  A couple of opinions aren’t enough—you need positive and negative feedback to make the best decisions.

Claim to Fame: Patented a soil analysis instrument that was modified for use on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover.

Email Mike: ebingerm@wsu.edu

Founding Member of Startup Spokane