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Randomized food delivery service NomON takes first place at Startup Weekend UW

Startup Awards: Vote for Seattle’s Startup of the Year

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Today’s featured category in the Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards is a big one, getting to the heart of what this competition is all about. Startup of the Year recognizes the up-and-comers in the Seattle tech scene, those who are growing fast but haven’t yet entered the world domination phase. From mobile gaming...
Startup Awards: Vote for Seattle’s Startup of the Year

Tech Moves: aQuantive co-founder Galgon joins Real's board; Madrona hires PR vet; Expedia changes; etc.

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Mike Galgon Rob Glaser continues to overhaul the board of directors at RealNetworks, today announcing that aQuantive co-founder Mike Galgon has joined as a director. ”Mike is one of the more accomplished technology entrepreneurs in Seattle’s history,” said Glaser in a press release. “We look forward to tapping into his deep...
Tech Moves: aQuantive co-founder Galgon joins Real's board; Madrona hires PR vet; Expedia changes; etc.

Kate Matsudaira departs Decide.com, starts Pop Forms

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Kate Matsudaira (GeekWire Photo: Annie Laurie Malarkey) Kate Matsudaira has left Decide.com, and started a new  company called Pop Forms that’s developing software to help employees and managers be more productive. Matsudaira previously served as vice president of engineering at Decide.com, and before that served in a similar role at...
Kate Matsudaira departs Decide.com, starts Pop Forms

Z2Live gobbles up Big Sandwich Games in mobile gaming talent grab

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Z2Live CEO David Bluhm poses in front of Sgt. Ramsey, one of the main characters in Battle Nations Z2Live, the fast-growing Seattle mobile gaming company, announced today that it is buying Big Sandwich Games of Vancouver, B.C. for an undisclosed price. The acquisition gives Z2Live, maker of Trade Nations, Battle Nations...
Z2Live gobbles up Big Sandwich Games in mobile gaming talent grab

Guess how many Seattle VCs have the Midas touch?

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No Seattle VCs made the Midas List. Photo: Mark Herpel Each year, Forbes ranks the top 100 venture capitalists. The “Midas List” — as the ranking is called — attempts to identify those investors who are building the most valuable technology and life science companies. It is easy to pick...
Guess how many Seattle VCs have the Midas touch?

Get ready: GeekWire Summer Bash and Ping-Pong Tourney

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We love to throw big parties, and we especially love ping-pong, the national pastime of the technology industry. We’ve engaged in some epic matches over the years, smacking a few backhand winners as a way to de-stress from the daily grind of tech blogging. Based on what we’ve seen...
Get ready: GeekWire Summer Bash and Ping-Pong Tourney

Tier 3 nets $10M in new funding

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Cloud startup Tier 3 has raised $10 million in new venture funding, according to new SEC filings.  New investor, Intel Capital  led the round. Current investors Ignition Partners and Madrona Ventures ponied up $8.5 million in an initial funding round in March, 2011. The Bellevue-WA based company is one of a growing...
Tier 3 nets $10M in new funding

Alliance of Angels takes flight, spins off from Technology Alliance

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The Alliance of Angels — a 15-year-old Seattle angel investment organization that boasts more than 60 members — is spinning off from its longtime non-profit parent organization, the Technology Alliance. In a press release today, Alliance of Angels Chairman Dan Rosen said that the move marked the “next logical step”...
Alliance of Angels takes flight, spins off from Technology Alliance

The resilience of the real estate agent: An inside look at Redfin, Trulia and Zillow

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One of the cool things about covering the tech industry in Seattle is being on the front lines of the changes occurring in the real estate business. I’ve written hundreds, possibly thousands of stories on online real estate since companies like Redfin and Zillow were founded here. (In fact, I was...
The resilience of the real estate agent: An inside look at Redfin, Trulia and Zillow
Newsmakers 2012: Greg Gottesman, Matt McIlwain lead the charge at Madrona
My 3 favorite pitches from TechStars Demo Day, and a few from Robert Scoble too

Ignition bankrolls Ratify to help corporations view network data in one spot

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Ratify, a Bellevue startup that’s developing technologies to allow corporations to view network data in one place, has landed $2 million in venture funding from Ignition Partners and Jafco Ventures, according to a SEC filing. The company is led by former Microsoft Vice President Kurt Kolb, who previously led the software...
Ignition bankrolls Ratify to help corporations view network data in one spot

ThisLife Raises $2.75 Million From Madrona And Others To Organize Your Photos In The Cloud

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ThisLife quietly launched in 2010 as a cloud-based platform for storing and organizing all of a family’s photos in a single place. But after two years of working to refine the service, husband-and-wife team of Matt and Andrea Johnson are just about ready to open it up to the public,...
ThisLife Raises $2.75 Million From Madrona And Others To Organize Your Photos In The Cloud

Smartsheet, Spreadsheets Reimagined, Lands $26 Million From Insight and Madrona

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If your idea of collaborating with colleagues on a spreadsheet can approximately be described as “emailing attachments,” you’ve probably wondered more than a few times if there were a faster and smoother way. Collaboration tools are all the rage in office applications these days and they come in many forms....
Smartsheet, Spreadsheets Reimagined, Lands $26 Million From Insight and Madrona

Super Mario Spacetime Organ lets you remix the plumber's world

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The game may be pushing 30, but we get the sneaking feeling that the world has only scratched the surface of the original Super Mario Bros' gameplay potential. Chris Novello certainly offers a fairly compelling case for this, in the form of the Super Mario Spacetime organ, a strange...
Super Mario Spacetime Organ lets you remix the plumber's world

Shopping 2020: What will the future of e-commerce look like in eight years?

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Five panelists discussed the future of e-commerce at Bellevue City Hall Tuesday night. The talk was put on by TiE. Imagine, for a second, that it is the year 2004. The latest trends are Bluetooth technology, the revolution of video blogs and a promising iPod competitor called the Dell Digital...
Shopping 2020: What will the future of e-commerce look like in eight years?

Another Super Angel Levels Up: Aydin Senkut’s Felicis Ventures Closes $70M

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What happens when a super angel gets its wings? You become a boutique fund. Or at least that’s how Aydin Senkut’s Felicis Ventures is putting it with a fresh fund worth about $70 million. That’s up from the firm’s previous $41 million fund and Senkut’s early dabbling in angel investing...
Another Super Angel Levels Up: Aydin Senkut’s Felicis Ventures Closes $70M

The ‘Dogbnb’ Wars Escalate: Rover Raises $3.4M in Round Led By Madrona

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Finding a place for your pooch while you’re away should be getting easier. Rover, a Seattle-based startup that is trying to disrupt the kennel market, said it has raised $3.4 million in a round led by Madrona Venture Group. It’s one of several startups that are vying to be the online...
The ‘Dogbnb’ Wars Escalate: Rover Raises $3.4M in Round Led By Madrona

GeekWire Awards: Vote for Startup Deal of the Year

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OK, geek fans, we’re back for another round of voting in the GeekWire Awards. And today’s category promises to be a fun and competitive one: Startup Deal of the Year, presented by UK Trade & Investment. We’ve got some top-notch companies and firms in the running this year, and we’re curious...
GeekWire Awards: Vote for Startup Deal of the Year

I Can Has Funding: Cheezburger Raises $5M From Foundry, Madrona , Softbank For LOLcats, FAIL Blog And Other Memes

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Cheezburger, the internet publisher responsible for LOLcats, FAIL Blog, and other memes, has raised $5 million in funding, according to an SEC filing. A spokesperson for the company confirmed the funding, in which existing incestors Foundry Group with Madrona Venture Group, Avalon Ventures, and SoftBank Capital all participated. No new...
I Can Has Funding: Cheezburger Raises $5M From Foundry, Madrona , Softbank For LOLcats, FAIL Blog And Other Memes
Mobile device that measures lung functions headlines UW computer science poster show
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