49SAFPod Interview with Pandere Founders
We had a blast talking to Joe Morrison, host of the 49SAFPOD on the 8th floor of City Hall in Anchorage, Alaska. The 49SAFPOD highlights entrepreneurship and economic development topics in the 49th State. Yeah, that'd be us. We got a chance to talk about how Pandere Shoes was born and where we're headed. Joe gets us to explain how three people who knew nothing about shoes or shoe design managed to get this company off the ground. We hope you will listen.
Read Charles Wolforth's article on Pandere
These women are starting an international shoe company around a kitchen table in Spenard
Alaska Dispatch Author: Charles Wohlforth Oct 17,2017
A kitchen table in Spenard had $10,000 worth of shoes on it. Four shoes. But none worth wearing.
It's hard to make a good-looking shoe that expands to fit swollen feet. But if the three women behind a local startup manage it, the market for their product could be in the tens of millions of people. Read full text...
Entrepreneurs awarded at UA competition
Alaska Journal of Commerce Author: Naomi Klouda Apr 26,2017
Congressional budget cuts mean fewer federal funds will be flowing to Alaska projects, but a 30 percent tax incentive for private enterprise on infrastructure investments lends a potential ace for rural Alaska. Read full text...