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Finding Patterns In The Tableau IPO

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Editor’s note: Glenn Solomon  is a partner with GGV Capital. Some of his recent investments include Pandora, Successfactors, Isilon, Domo, Square, Zendesk, Quinstreet, and Nimble Storage. He blogs regularly at www.goinglongblog.com, where the focus is on growth stage entrepreneurs who are thinking big. Follow him on Twitter @glennsolomon. Stanford-born and Seattle-based Tableau Software...
Finding Patterns In The Tableau IPO
Bezos-backed Remitly announces free money transfers to the Philippines

Isilon vets land $24.5M series A for stealthy data storage startup Qumulo

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Peter Godman When we first stumbled on stealthy Qumulo a few months ago, the former Isilon engineers leading the charge at the data storage startup didn’t want to disclose what they were building. Well, fast forward seven months and the crew at Qumulo … still aren’t saying much. But they’ve...
Isilon vets land $24.5M series A for stealthy data storage startup Qumulo
RealNetworks returns to roots, plans move to smaller offices near Safeco Field

Newsmakers 2012: Apptio's Sunny Gupta swings for the fences

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Sunny Gupta, CEO and Co-Founder of Apptio The thing we’ve always liked about Sunny Gupta is that he’s not playing “small ball.” Nope, the entrepreneur is taking a big swing for the fences with Apptio, a Bellevue company that’s developing new ways for corporate IT departments to manage costs. And Gupta,...
Newsmakers 2012: Apptio's Sunny Gupta swings for the fences

Bad returns be damned: Venture capital fundraising jumps 31 percent in U.S.

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We’ve seen a flurry of activity in recent weeks among Seattle area venture capital firms, led by Madrona Venture Group which raised $300 million last month and Divergent Ventures which pulled in $6.9 million of what partners hope will be a much larger fund. Meanwhile, SEC filings indicate that Frazier Healthcare and Voyager...
Bad returns be damned: Venture capital fundraising jumps 31 percent in U.S.

Exclusive: The inside details on EMC’s $36 million purchase of Likewise Software

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Barry Crist Few details were available last week when EMC purchased Likewise Software. Now, GeekWire has learned that EMC’s Isilon unit paid $36.6 million for the 7-year-old Bellevue company — a deal that Likewise CEO Barry Crist described as a “solid win” for employees and shareholders. As part of the deal, $3.5...
Exclusive: The inside details on EMC’s $36 million purchase of Likewise Software

Intel inks big Seattle lease: 50,000 sf at Union Station

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Intel is growing its presence in Seattle, taking over 50,000 square feet of space at the 705 Union Station building bordering Seattle’s Pioneer Square and International District neighborhoods Intel did not respond to comment, but we’re hearing that the new office marks a consolidation of other office space that the company...
Intel inks big Seattle lease: 50,000 sf at Union Station
Pioneer Square Tech Map: Where are tech companies hanging their shingles?

Isilon OneFS software to expand scope of EMC's scale-out NAS

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EMC will continue extending its Isilon OneFS network-attached storage operating system to new use cases later this year, adding deduplication, compliance auditing and object storage features.Last year's Version 7.0 of the scale-out NAS operating system added the ability to store enterprise data types in addition to audio, video and...
Isilon OneFS software to expand scope of EMC's scale-out NAS

Workday IPO Shows Entrepreneurs What Matters: Market Size, Profitability And, Yes, Pricing

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Editor’s Note: Glenn Solomon joined GGV Capital as a Partner in the Menlo Park office in 2006. Glenn led GGV’s investments in Pandora, Focus, SuccessFactors, Isilon and QuinStreet, helping the latter three through the initial public offering process. You can find him on Twitter @glennsolomon. The successful public market debut of...
Workday IPO Shows Entrepreneurs What Matters: Market Size, Profitability And, Yes, Pricing

Amazon Web Services: a $500 million startup

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Isilon reached an important milestone this month: their first profitable quarter and an annual run rate of about $150 million a year — in only 10 years. But what if I told you there was another Seattle-area storage company on target to do $500 million in only 5 years? That...
Amazon Web Services: a $500 million startup

Show us the big data money: Isilon gets Hadooped

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One-stop Hadoop/Isilon/Greenplum shop EMC is betting big on big data analytics and has integrated the Hadoop filesystem into its Isilon scale-out filer offering and enabled its Greenplum analytics product to use Hadoop data.…...
Show us the big data money: Isilon gets Hadooped

Tech Moves: Bob Vila blogs for Zillow; Auto exec Bob Lutz joins Energ2; etc.

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Home improvement whiz Bob Vila, known for his appearances on the PBS show “This Old House,” has joined Zillow as a contributor to the Seattle company’s online real estate blog. Vila plans to share home improvement tips with Zillow’s growing audience of users, which now stands at more than 30...
Tech Moves: Bob Vila blogs for Zillow; Auto exec Bob Lutz joins Energ2; etc.

Source: Shutterfly To Acquire Slick Photo Sharing And Storage Startup ThisLife

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We’ve heard a rumor that Shutterfly, the photo and personal publishing company founded in 1999, is set to acquire online photo sharing and storage startup ThisLife. We’re hearing the acquisition price is around $25 million. The service was founded in 2010 by husband-and-wife team Matt and Andrea Johnson. While there...
Source: Shutterfly To Acquire Slick Photo Sharing And Storage Startup ThisLife

EMC revs its Isilon NAS for Hadoop

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The company launched its EMC Isilon scale-out NAS with the combined with its Greenplum HD appliance will link together to combine storage, analytics and Hadoop....
EMC revs its Isilon NAS for Hadoop

Isilon co-founder Sujal Patel joins the board of Elemental Technologies

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Isilon’s Sujal Patel Isilon co-founder Sujal Patel isn’t wasting much time taking on new roles. Patel, who announced late last month that he plans to step down from the storage company he created 12 years ago, has joined the board of Portland startup Elemental Technologies. A previous angel investor in...
Isilon co-founder Sujal Patel joins the board of Elemental Technologies

Cray makes bold move in data storage, hires majority of Texas team from SFW

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Here’s one way to bolster a business, and pick up some talented staffers in a tight tech market. Seattle supercomputer maker Cray announced Thursday that it has hired the majority of employs from Austin, Texas-based SystemFabricWorks that’s described as a leader in “storage interconnect solutions and software.” Joining Cray as part...
Cray makes bold move in data storage, hires majority of Texas team from SFW

Mixed state jobless numbers ‘confound’ economists, but signs point to better times

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Numbers sometimes tell strange stories, and that appears to be the case in the latest unemployment report from the Washington State Employment Securities Department. The analysis found that the unemployment rate actually dropped to 8.1 percent in Washington state during April, down from 8.3 percent in March. However, the good...
Mixed state jobless numbers ‘confound’ economists, but signs point to better times

Tech Moves: Xbox vet joins 9Slides; Blessington lands at ExraHop; Mixpo bolsters team; etc.

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Aaron Khoo Aaron Khoo has joined Redmond online presentation startup 9Slides as director of engineering. Khoo is the former CTO at PaidPunch, and before that held numerous engineering roles at Microsoft, primarily working on Xbox. Khoo holds a PhD in computer science from Northwestern University. “Aaron brings in vast experience working with...
Tech Moves: Xbox vet joins 9Slides; Blessington lands at ExraHop; Mixpo bolsters team; etc.

Appature, Zipline Games and others nominated for WTIA awards

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The Washington Technology Industry Association is gearing up for its big Industry Achievement Awards on March 15th, marking the best-of-the-best in the state’s tech industry. As in year’s past, I’ll be trying my best to pick the winners. (Hopefully, with a little better luck). But, before we get ahead of...
Appature, Zipline Games and others nominated for WTIA awards

Shrinking Big Data Challenges: Enterprise Storage Startup, Qumulo, Raises $24.5M Series A Led By Highland Capital Partners

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Seattle-based enterprise data storage startup Qumulo, which was only founded back in March and has been in a quasi-stealthy state ever since, has raised its voice to announce a $24.5 million Series A financing round today, led by Highland Capital Partners. Madrona Venture Group and Valhalla Partners are also participating in the round —...
Shrinking Big Data Challenges: Enterprise Storage Startup, Qumulo, Raises $24.5M Series A Led By Highland Capital Partners

Mayor McGinn: Seattle's economic picture brightens

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Seattle rainbow Things are looking up in Seattle, and Mayor Mike McGinn is touting the improvements. In a press release today, McGinn said that revenue collections for 2012 are trending ahead of forecast by about $7.6 million. The job picture also is looking better. “Seattle got hit hard by the recession,...
Mayor McGinn: Seattle's economic picture brightens

EMC revs its Isilon NAS for Hadoop

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The company launched its EMC Isilon scale-out NAS with the combined with its Greenplum HD appliance will link together to combine storage, analytics and Hadoop....
EMC revs its Isilon NAS for Hadoop

Tech Moves: Opscode hires former Likewise CEO Barry Crist; Hulu changes; etc.

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Barry Crist Barry Crist, the former CEO of Likewise, has joined Opscode as vice president of enterprise. He will report to CEO Mitch Hill, and assist in the adoption of the company’s Chef, Hosted Chef and Private Chef products. He most recently served as an executive-in-residence at Ignition Partners, the...
Tech Moves: Opscode hires former Likewise CEO Barry Crist; Hulu changes; etc.

Qumulo snags $24.5M to staff up its stealthy storage push

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Qumulo, a stealthy startup helmed by former Isilon executives, has netted $24.5 million in funding for its enterprise storage push. The company has 18 employees now but will use its new money to hire 50 or so more engineers and some managers over the next 18 months — all in...
Qumulo snags $24.5M to staff up its stealthy storage push
PCs are not dead and six other tech predictions for 2013

Real politics: Why candidates are sprouting from RealNetworks and other tech companies

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Maria Cantwell A few months ago, I wrote a story about the role that RealNetworks has played in creating a wave of startup activity in Seattle’s tech community, breeding entrepreneurs such as Sujal Patel of Isilon (in the news today); Paul Thelen of Big Fish Games and Andrew Wright of...
Real politics: Why candidates are sprouting from RealNetworks and other tech companies

EMC boosts Hadoop reliability on Isilon storage

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EMC has made the Hadoop open-source data analysis framework more reliable when used on EMC's Isilon NAS storage by getting rid of the single point of failure in its storage filesystem(ZDNet UK - Storage)...
EMC boosts Hadoop reliability on Isilon storage

EMC delivers on Isilon-Hadoop bundle

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EMC on Tuesday launched its Isilon NAS product melded with EMC’s own Greenplum Hadoop distribution. This is the latest in a series of vendor moves to address customers’ need to make sense out of massive amounts of structured and unstructured data generated by people, by applications, by servers and by devices....
EMC delivers on Isilon-Hadoop bundle
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