The city of Lakewood is the proud home of Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), the largest Army-led joint base in the United States. About 8,500 skilled service members transition out of JBLM annually and stay in Greater Tacoma to start their own businesses. Meet some of our military veterans who are paving the way for military tech in the community:
Wind Talker Innovations
Wind Talker Innovations provides software-based data networking, turning cell phones into cell towers and aircrafts into satellites to securely connect people across the world. Their products enhance national security and combat readiness on the ground, at sea, in the air and space, paving the way for a safer, more secure global future.
Namatad is a University of Washington Tacoma spinout that produces a location tracking, environmental sensing, and real time analytics device that increases situational awareness and operational visibility, and keeps first responders and military members safe in the line of duty.
Ivy Data is a real estate tech startup that uses data to connect real estate professionals with potential homeowners across the nation.