Seattle Startup Week: Women Entrepreneurs All About Business

By | Oct 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Seattle Startup Week is an opportunity for founders and entrepreneurs to connect and learn. Monday October 26, Janis Machala hosted the panel I previewed earlier this week. The discussion focused on stories and practical advice from women who successfully navigated the path from idea…


Seattle Start Up Week: Data Science and Your Start Up

By | Oct 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm

With new career fields emerging in the world of Big Data, founding and efficiently scaling your start-up means finding and keeping team members who can handle the vast amounts of data your concepts needs to work. Lee Ngo hosted a panel at Seattle Startup…


Scaling Your Start Up Means Nailing Market Timing

By | Oct 23, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Knowing when to scale is the single most important reason for startup success. Janis Machala of Paladin Partners says that market timing is the biggest reason by orders of magnitude. This part is more art than science and is a function of product market…


Seattle Startup Week welcomes Lee Ngo of Galvanize

By | Oct 22, 2015 at 7:20 pm

Startups are all about breaking paradigms and creating new possibilities. At Seattle Startup Week 2015, Lee Ngo is interested in educational models that condenses the time frame necessary to learn. Lee was inspired by his experiences of Startup Weekend and their premise of “What if we…


Get Ready Seattle, Startup Week is Heading Your Way

By | Oct 22, 2015 at 8:00 am

What is it that makes an ordinary city blossom into a robust tech hub? It’s a question that pervades the minds of almost everybody involved in building a tech ecosystem in a city, all the way from the locals up to the VC investors….


Women In Wireless Seattle: Leadership for Female Entrepreneurs

By | Oct 19, 2015 at 4:05 pm

As female business professionals seek entry into the start-up world, it’s important for those who have forged the path to bring others along. Women in Wireless was formed in 2011 to do just that. The Seattle chapter was formed at the same time to…


5 Reasons Why Seattle Is the Next Big Startup City

By | Jun 30, 2016 at 3:05 pm

Seattle is a rapidly growing option among the roster of famous startup-friendly cities. Since it isn’t as sizable as San Francisco or New York, it can be easy to forget how many tech heavy-hitters call it home — Boeing, Microsoft, Concur, Bungie, Amazon, Expedia, Zillow, Tableau,…


Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour Comes to Seattle

By | Oct 9, 2015 at 11:00 am

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Machine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full series of stories, as they are published, here. The Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour is visiting 11 US cities to spread the word about their accelerator programs…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Meet Our Startup of the Year Competition Semifinalists: Keepe

By | Sep 8, 2015 at 9:00 pm

From apps to hardware, to KickStarter successes and international startups, we’re inching closer to finding out who will take home the title of Startup of the Year at our annual Celebrate Conference in October. Among the dozens of participants that applied for the online competitions, only a…

Gear & Gadgets

These Gloves Can Translate Sign Language to Voice and Text

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 4:51 pm

Everyone wants to learn a foreign language. And while there are hundreds of devices and apps that can make your bilingual dream a reality, sign language remains a difficult task to tackle. But with technology constantly fighting the obstacles of progress, two students from…


Our Lives are Buried in Data, Transpose Organizes It

By | Jul 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

I was having a conversation with somebody the other day about my role at Tech.Co. I told him about everything: the awesome entrepreneurs I get to meet, the stories I get to tell, and my passion for highlighting the entrepreneur behind the idea. He…


Send Your Video Pitch to Investors on Founderfox

By | Jun 25, 2015 at 12:30 pm

At the beginning of June, Founderfox launched their app to let startups send their video pitches to investors and press. To get things started, they also uploaded their own one-minute pitch. Less than a week later, the Seattle startup raised $400,000 – from an…

Real Estate

Porch Brings on New CFO to Continue Explosive Growth

By | Jun 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The last we heard of the Seattle-based Porch they were rolling out the red carpet for 10 new real estate partners. It’s helped them extend the reach of their data-driven home services network for both homeowners and home improvement professionals. It’s only been about…

Real Estate

Porch Partners With 10 Leading Real Estate Companies

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Over the past few months the Seattle based Porch, a data driven home services network, has raised a sizeable amount of funding and rolled out some innovations to their platform. They today announced that they’ve successfully partnered with ten industry leading real estate companies…


Porch is Taking the Personal Review to New Depths

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm

It’s only been a few weeks since Porch announced the close of their $65 million Series B funding round, but they’ve found their way back into the news regardless. Porch recently partnered with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to announce that homeowners can now…


Cheezburger is Starting a Weed Web Show

By | Feb 5, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Ben Huh announced today that his company Cheezburger has raised $2.74 million in venture funding, bringing their collective funding to just under $40 million. The team will be hard at working rolling out major updates for the iOS and Android apps this week as…

Spreesy Turns Any Instagram Account Into a Business

By | Jan 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Spencer Costanzo and Braydon Batungbacal might be two young college dropouts, but they’re two young college dropouts with a plan. Specifically, their plan is to make Instagram shopper-friendly via their platform, Spreesy. You see, there are quite literally tens of thousands of people selling products on…