Startup Spotlight: FreeFunder takes on Kickstarter with no-fee crowdfunding platform

Startup Spotlight: FreeFunder takes on Kickstarter with no-fee crowdfunding platform FreeFunder founder John Symonds. Crowdfunding is designed to help people who are low on cash bring their ideas to life and finance big ticket items they couldn’t otherwi...

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ReplyYes raises an additional $6.5M for its text message retail platform

ReplyYes raises an additional .5M for its text message retail platform The ReplyYes platform. ReplyYes, a chat commerce startup that spun out of Madrona Venture Labs, has raised $ 6.5 million of a $ 9.3 million Series A round. CEO Dave Cotter confirmed the inv...

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Glympse raises more cash to fuel growth of real-time location sharing platform

Glympse raises more cash to fuel growth of real-time location sharing platform Glympse CEO Bryan Trussel. (GeekWire file photo) Glympse is raising more cash as the startup continues to add new customers and grow its employee base. The Seattle-based company ha...

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Impel NeuroPharma raises $36M for drug delivery platform that bypasses blood-brain barrier

Impel NeuroPharma raises M for drug delivery platform that bypasses blood-brain barrier Impel NeuroPharma co-founder and CEO John Hoekman. (Impel NeuroPharma Photo) Impel NeuroPharma, a Seattle-based biotechnology and pharmaceutical company, announced a $ 36 m...

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Boutique fashion e-commerce platform Garmentory raises $2M as it takes on larger retailers

Boutique fashion e-commerce platform Garmentory raises M as it takes on larger retailers Garmentory has raised more cash as the company grows its e-commerce platform for independent fashion boutiques and designers. Garmentory CEO John Scrofano. Photo via Garme...

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BuildPulse raises $1.3M to expand building energy analytics platform

BuildPulse raises .3M to expand building energy analytics platform BuildPulse founders Jason Burt and Brice Kosnik. BuildPulse, a Seattle startup that helps facility teams better manage their buildings, has raised $ 1.3 million. The fresh funding comes from A...

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GeekWork Picks: Camping review platform The Dyrt seeks front-end developer

GeekWork Picks: Camping review platform The Dyrt seeks front-end developer Trying to find a good campsite online can be a headache — unlike restaurants or hotels, most campsites don’t have a web presence, never mind reviews or pictures. Portland-base s...

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Cozy raises $8.4M to fuel growth of property rental management platform

Cozy raises .4M to fuel growth of property rental management platform Cozy CEO and co-founder Gino Zahnd. Portland-based Cozy today announced an $ 8.45 million funding round that will help the startup grow its property rental management platform. American Fa...

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Avalara vets launch on-demand inside sales platform Banzai

Avalara vets launch on-demand inside sales platform Banzai Banzai CEO and Chairman Joe Davy In his previous job as general manager for sales tax automation firm Avalara, Joe Davy observed a recurring problem. It was difficult for marketers to sell products wi...

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Digital health insurance platform League raises $25M, eyes growth in Seattle and beyond

Digital health insurance platform League raises M, eyes growth in Seattle and beyond League, the Toronto-based digital health insurance platform with a presence in Seattle, announced Tuesday that it has raised $ 25 million in a Series A financing round. League...

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