Microsoft announced Monday it will invest $1 billion in OpenAI, a young venture that aims to democratize the benefits of artificial intelligence and software-driven automation. The Redmond, WA-based tech giant says... Read more »
Amperity, a Seattle-based startup developing software to help consumer-facing brands collect and manage customer data, announced Monday it has raised $50 million in new financing to add more clients in industries... Read more »
As larger sums of cash are remitted from first-world countries to the developing world, upstart money transfer services are competing with established businesses for a piece of the growing pie.
One... Read more »
Microsoft, long known for its Windows operating system and prowess in the world of enterprise software, is among the computing and software giants companies making inroads in the healthcare industry. One... Read more »
Providence St. Joseph Health, a Renton, WA-based organization that operates 51 hospitals and 829 clinics across five US states, announced its latest strategic, IT-focused acquisition last week. The company Providence has... Read more »
Digital health businesses haven’t had trouble raising venture capital funds from investors—2018 was a record year with $8.1 billion in funding—but few of them have made the move to hold initial... Read more »
Providence St. Joseph Health, a large network of hospitals and clinics headquartered in Renton, WA, said Thursday it plans to acquire Bluetree Network, a consultancy that specializes in projects involving electronic... Read more »
Airbus, one of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers, announced Monday it plans to ramp up production in coming decades with help from hologram-based virtual reality technology developed by Microsoft.
Netherlands-based Airbus... Read more »
[Updated 6/11/19 10:36 a.m. See below.] Salesforce is joining forces with Tableau Software, announcing Monday it plans to acquire Seattle-based Tableau in an all-stock deal valued at $15.7... Read more »
Highspot, a startup developing collaborative software for sales and marketing teams at large companies, announced Tuesday it has raised $60 million from investors.
San Francisco-based Iconiq Capital led the Series... Read more »
LevelTen Energy, a startup that helps corporations make renewable energy purchases, has raised $20.5 million from investors. The Seattle-based company says it plans to use some of the new money... Read more »
Let’s catch up on some of the notable funding rounds raised by Seattle-area tech and life sciences companies in May:
—EndoGastric Solutions, a Redmond-based business developing minimally invasive medical... Read more »
OpenSesame, a company developing workforce education and training software, announced Wednesday it has raised about $28 million from investors.
Portland OR-based OpenSesame says in a news release that it plans... Read more »
Auth0, a Bellevue, WA-based developer of user identification and login tools for software makers and large businesses, announced Monday it has raised $103 million in new financing. Under the terms of... Read more »
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will pay $1.3 billion to acquire Cray, a Seattle business that develops software used in supercomputers and other high-powered machines.
High-performance computing technologies, such as those developed by... Read more »
Apptio, a Bellevue, WA-based company that helps corporate technology leaders manage their IT spending, announced Thursday it has agreed to acquire Cloudability, a Portland, OR-based developer of software for... Read more »
Karat, a Seattle-based startup that uses a combination of software and a stable of freelance interviewers to help tech companies assess job applicants, announced Wednesday it has raised $28 million in... Read more »
An estimated 99 percent of US hospitals now track patients’ health information using computerized records systems, many of which were installed to replaced paper medical charts. As a result, startups are... Read more »
Flexe, a Seattle-based company that provides on-demand warehousing and fulfillment services, announced Tuesday it has raised $43 million in new funding. Flexe says it plans to use some of the proceeds... Read more »
Brent Frei, a serial entrepreneur who has helped launch and lead several successful early-stage businesses in the Seattle-area, is getting back to his roots as part of his latest startup, TerraClear.... Read more »