Contract management startup Icertis hits $1B valuation with massive $115M funding round

Contract management startup Icertis hits B valuation with massive 5M funding round (Icertis Photo) Icertis, welcome to the unicorn club. The Bellevue, Wash. contract management startup today announced a whopping $ 115 million investment, the second-largest fun...

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How Microsoft became a secret startup ingredient, and what the trend says about the tech world

How Microsoft became a secret startup ingredient, and what the trend says about the tech world Would you have guessed that nearly 25 percent of the Seattle region’s top tech startups are led by CEOs with backgrounds at Microsoft? That was the result of o...

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Fresh off $135M round, Remitly CEO and early investor dish on startup journey and offer advice

Fresh off 5M round, Remitly CEO and early investor dish on startup journey and offer advice Remitly CEO Matt Oppenheimer and Founders’ Co-op General Partner Chris DeVore speak at an event at The Riveter in Seattle on Wednesday. (GeekWire Photo / Taylor S...

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What happened to Utrip? Abrupt end to Seattle travel startup blindsides investors and clients

What happened to Utrip? Abrupt end to Seattle travel startup blindsides investors and clients Utrip CEO Gilad Berenstein accepts the award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2015 GeekWire Awards. (GeekWire Photo) When Gabrielle Andrews arrived for work ...

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Why this supply chain startup is drawing comparisons to Amazon Web Services and Airbnb

Why this supply chain startup is drawing comparisons to Amazon Web Services and Airbnb Madrona Venture Group Managing Director Scott Jacobson; Redpoint Ventures Partner Ryan Sarver; Activate Capital Managing Director Raj Atluru; and Flexe CEO Karl Siebrecht at...

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This startup from a small city in Oregon wants to revolutionize the metal processing industry

This startup from a small city in Oregon wants to revolutionize the metal processing industry Matt Cibula, seated at the computer, and Nathan Pettinger, working on technology for Ampere Scientific, company providing tools for metals processing. (Ampere Scienti...

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Uber reportedly wants to acquire Seattle computer vision startup Mighty AI to bolster self-driving tech

Uber reportedly wants to acquire Seattle computer vision startup Mighty AI to bolster self-driving tech (Mighty AI Photo) Uber is reportedly eyeing Seattle startup Mighty AI as an acquisition target. Mighty AI CEO Daryn Nakhuda. (Mighty AI Photo) Three anonymo...

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Portland healthtech startup raises cash from top VCs to rethink the urgent care experience for kids

Portland healthtech startup raises cash from top VCs to rethink the urgent care experience for kids Dr. Corey Fish, above, is the chief medical officer of Brave Care. (Brave Care Photo) Darius Monsef first met Dr. Corey Fish after taking his son into an urgent...

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Startup bets high-tech dog lockers will get shoppers to leave pups outside the grocery store

Startup bets high-tech dog lockers will get shoppers to leave pups outside the grocery store Rescue dog and social media influencer Finn demonstrates proper use of DogSpot’s smart dog house. (GeekWire Photo / James Thorne) Yes, those new lockable kennels...

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Seattle startup led by former VMware execs raises $4.7M for ‘machine-learning-in-a-box’ service

Seattle startup led by former VMware execs raises .7M for ‘machine-learning-in-a-box’ service Tignis co-founders Matt McLaughlin and Jon Herlocker. (Tignis Photos) A Seattle startup led by former VMware execs that sells machine learning as a service has ra...

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