Another tech “unicorn”—privately controlled startups valued at $1 billion or more—has been minted following sales software company Outreach’s latest venture funding round, a $114 million deal.
Seattle-based Outreach develops customer relationship... Read more »
Founders’ Co-op, a Seattle-based venture capital firm that has backed nearly 100 startups since its launch 11 years ago, has raised a new, $25 million fund to continue making investments.... Read more »
Showdigs, a Seattle-based startup developing software to help prospective leasers schedule tours of apartments property managers have for rent, says it has raised $3 million in new funding to support... Read more »
Apana, which develops systems of sensor-equipped devices and complementary software to help facilities monitor their water use, announced Tuesday it has raised $11 million to fuel its continued growth.
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RiskLens, a developer of software for assessing, communicating, and managing cyber risk, announced Monday it has raised more than $20 million from investors.
Spokane, WA-based RiskLens says it plans to use... Read more »
Owners of Amazon’s voice-controlled, Internet-connected speakers can now use the gadgets to manage more aspects of their healthcare, following the company’s announcement Thursday that its Alexa devices can interface with software... Read more »
The Association for Computing Machinery on Wednesday said it has awarded Shwetak Patel, a computer science and electrical engineering professor at the University of Washington, the 2018 ACM Prize in... Read more »
Lear Corp., a Southfield, MI-based manufacturer of car seats, automotive electrical systems, and other products, announced Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Xevo, a Seattle-based developer of connected vehicle software, for... Read more »
Businesses developing software to assist recruiters, corporate IT departments, and people learning to speak English are among the Seattle-area companies that have in recent weeks raised new funding from investors. Let’s... Read more »
Even if you’ve never heard of Impinj, it’s likely you’ve come across examples of the Seattle-based company’s bread and butter—radio frequency identification technology—in real life.
Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are... Read more »
Doctors prescribe all sorts of things for their patients, like drugs, medical procedures, and changes to diet and exercise regimen. Prescribing a software application—one that helps a patient manage diabetes, for example—may... Read more »
MagniX, a startup developing electric propulsion systems for small planes, has announced a partnership with a British Columbia airline to convert some of the seaplanes it operates into “ePlanes.”
MagniX’s... Read more »
Football leagues at every level, from those made up of youth teams to the U.S.’s hugely popular National Football League, are taking steps aimed at making the sport safer for players.... Read more »
Computer chipmaker Intel and its subcontractor, Seattle-based Cray, say they expect a supercomputer they plan to eventually deliver will be a flop—an exaflop, that is.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne... Read more »
Igneous, a Seattle-based data-storage startup that manages servers and other on-premise computing equipment for its customers, announced on Friday $25 million in new financing.
WestRiver Group, an investment firm collaborative based... Read more »
[Updated 3/15/19 11:05 a.m. See below.] Vikram Jandhyala, who built bridges between academia and industry across the globe and at the University of Washington, where he taught and worked, has... Read more »
Internet users are celebrating the World Wide Web’s 30th birthday this week by reminiscing about early Web technologies like America Online and dial-up modems. But users’ Web experiences—from the 1990s to... Read more »
Airbiquity, a Seattle-based developer of connected vehicle systems powering navigation, entertainment, and other software in cars, has raised $15 million in new financing from three Japanese automotive corporations, the company... Read more »
When it comes to interviewing candidates for software engineering positions at big technology companies, “takes one to know one” tends to be an appropriate axiom, says Mohit Bhende. He’s one of... Read more »
Vtrus, a Seattle-based startup developing drones designed to autonomously inspect equipment in factories and other indoor settings, has raised more than $2.9 million to support its commercialization efforts, according to... Read more »