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March 9, 2020
The Seattle area has emerged as a hotbed for the novel coronavirus outbreak in the US. The local tech industry is exploring one solution: telling as many employees as possible to avoid the office.
March 8, 2020
Coronavirus concerns in Seattle, Silicon Valley and beyond join Waymo's mega-round, Twitter's activist battle and more in our recap of the week.
December 17, 2019
Startups in the Seattle region claimed a record $3.51 billion from venture capital firms across 374 deals this year. Here's why the Emerald City is rolling in green.
July 17, 2019
Washington state has long been a hotbed for some of the biggest tech titans in the world, and now it boasts a new crop of VC-backed startups that are set to redefine the state's tech scene.
June 12, 2018
The Seattle City Council has repealed the so-called "Amazon tax," which was also opposed by several venture-backed businesses in the city.
June 8, 2018
The SeaChange Fund, founded in 2015 as the Seattle Angel Fund, has closed its fourth vehicle on $4.6 million, besting its previous effort twice over after less than three weeks of fundraising.
May 23, 2018
While lawmakers were sparring with Amazon over Seattle's head tax, which requires the city's largest businesses to pay $275 annually for every full-time worker, area startups were pulling in a...
May 22, 2018
We talked to Madrona Venture Group managing director Matt McIlwain about the potential impact of the city's new tax on local businesses.
April 25, 2018
Flying Fish Partners has announced the first close of its debut venture fund, raising $27.8 million toward an $80 million target. Flying Fish focuses on early-stage investments in AI and machine...
April 19, 2018
The round for the Seattle startup was led by Warby Parker co-founder Andy Hunt's VC firm Elephant. Hunt will join the company's board, which already includes execs from Uber and Zillow.
April 18, 2018
Pioneer Square Labs has raised $80 million for its first flagship venture fund, per an SEC filing. The firm, which also operates a startup studio, invests at the pre-seed, seed and Series A stages.
March 20, 2018
Women's co-working startup The Riveter has raised $4.75 million in a round led by Madrona Venture Group, with participation from The Helm, Brilliant Ventures, X Factor Ventures and more. Madrona's...
July 18, 2017
In what would be the first IPO this year for a company based in Washington state, Redfin plans to offer 9.23 million shares for between $12 and $14 apiece in its upcoming public offering, according...
June 28, 2017
Unlike other venture ecosystems, Seattle's is indelibly marked by the presence of two tech giants—Microsoft and Amazon. In the latest PitchBook Venture Ecosystem FactBook, we examine the effects...
March 21, 2017
We all know Bay Area VCs love to pump money into their local startups, but where else do they invest? We break down our findings here.
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