Because startups never get a day off
The following are some Alaska Startups that offer some great holiday gift ideas and that would benefit from holiday season sales and our community support. Learn more and buying local and some ideas from Assembly Members Volland and Constant in the 12/23/22 OpEd in the ADN.
If you’d like to have your company and product included, just fill out the email form at the bottom. To be a “startup” you must have been in business less than five years. #StartupSunday
|Apparel created for your adventures. Designed, field-tested and made in Alaska.|
|Healthy & Crunchy Dog Treats made from 100% Wild Alaskan Fish Your dogs will be “Askin’ for AlaSkins”!|
|This started out as simply wanting the perfect postcard for my sisters family that had to be shared with the rest of Anchorage. We will be setting up Holly the Christmas Bus and Stella the Photo bus in vintage Christmas postcard worthy scenes throughout December. (Photo of Photo… by ADN).|
|Heather’s Choice offers a full line of healthy outdoor adventure food. Packaroons are a favorite stocking stuffer!|
|HAPPINESS IS A SHOE THAT FINALLY FITS
Step into the world’s first expandable footwear range, designed for comfort and confidence.
|Planeket. It’s a combination of a blanket, a pillow, a viewing stand for your phone to watch a movie — and there’s even a secret compartment for some business cards.|
Nash Family Fish
|We shifted our commercial fishing model to direct marketing,
meaning straight from us, the fisherman, to you.
In order to bring the highest quality fish directly to your door.
Kara Troglin Yoga
|Hi, I’m Kara. I empower students worldwide to heal their physical & mental health with self-love, resiliency, and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy.|
Bambinos Baby Food
|Our Bambino’s Family Team will provide the best, most pure, fresh and nutritionally balanced organic baby food to help your little one grow strong and healthy. Check out options for adults and new sockeye salmon foods.|
|Elevated Oat’s no-BS granola will delightfully surprise the pickiest eater in your family. Just for the holidays, they’re offering free no-bake granola cookies with every purchase! Find them on their website or on any social—yes, even TikTok.|
|Personal & Home|
|Galanin + Klein is a global goods and style boutique. We offer beautiful, functional, and timeless home wares, specialty clothing and gifts, as well as interior styling services. All of our items are carefully sourced from small-run makers and designers located across Alaska and around the world.|
13 Ravens Coffee & Books
|A caffeinated literary experience”
Located at the Train Rec.
Seward, Alaska’s harbor district.
Proudly serving Ravens Brew Coffee.
AK Coffee Co
|We make coffee simple. Fresh is best.
Enjoy smooth, organic coffee while you work hard, play hard and rest well.
Beach Tribe Soda Works
|Brewing Small Batch Craft Refreshments to Inspire a Global Adventure Community.|
|Bags and accessories inspired by military life.|
|Infuzed Gourmet Food. These aren’t the cookies your Grammy used to make!|
|Caught by Alaskans for Alaskans.
Bringing high-quality, responsibly harvested, wild local seafood to Alaskans.
49th State Kennels
|One stop shop for custom, made to order, BioThane Dog Leashes and Collars|
|SWOOP. is a small women-run company that was founded to inspire connection within ourselves and others. We do bras simply.|
Prince William Sound Salt
|Prince William Sound Sea Salt is harvested from the deep ocean where mineral content and salinity are higher and water is cleaner.
Pure Alaskan sea salt – flavored with fresh and natural ingredients
Need to add to table – Waterbody – Symphony winner
Additional Alaskan company gift ideas:
Collective 49 – https://www.collective49.com/?
Buy Alaska – Visit the site to find lists for Products Made in Alaska, Shop black-owned businesses, or Dining at restaurants that serve Alaska Grown produce and Alaska Seafood. BuyAlaska has a Holiday gift guide! https://bit.ly/39xiRhq
Shop49 Website – https://www.shop49th.com/
Alaska Crafters Market https://www.alaskacraftersmarket.com
Alaska Gift Show – http://alaskagiftshow.com/
Bering Straits – Celebrating Native Arts – https://beringstraits.com/cona/
Spruce Root’s guide for southeast businesses: https://www.instagram.com/p/CIPMwFhjh2-/?igshid=1a708gct4r0en
Here is a list of artists in Haines https://www.fineartalaska.org/
An online marketplace for Native made things from across the state: www.collective49.com
Other Startup Gift Platforms
Techstars Startup Gifts
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