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Boatsetter brings Boatbound aboard, acquiring Seattle-based ship-sharing startup  – GeekWire

Boatsetter brings Boatbound aboard, acquiring Seattle-based ship-sharing startup  – GeekWire

Boatsetter brings Boatbound aboard, acquiring Seattle-based ship-sharing startup  – GeekWire Boatbound founder Aaron Hall. (Boatbound Photo) Boatbound has found a new captain. The Seattle startup that operates an Airbnb-like marketplace for boat owners has been acquired by Boatsetter, a bigger boat-sharing marketplace. Boatbound launched in San Francisco in 2012 and relocated to Seattle in 2016, drawn …

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Remitly, Rover, Vacasa lead the way – GeekWire

Remitly, Rover, Vacasa lead the way – GeekWire

Remitly, Rover, Vacasa lead the way – GeekWire Remitly co-founders Josh Hug and Matt Oppenheimer. Plenty of Pacific Northwest startups raised big funding rounds this year to fuel their growth in 2017 and beyond. The largest round was a $115 million cash infusion for Remitly, which operates a mobile remittance platform in 10 countries. The Series …

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Why this new Silicon Valley seed-stage VC firm thinks it can win — and why it's focusing on Seattle – GeekWire

Why this new Silicon Valley seed-stage VC firm thinks it can win — and why it’s focusing on Seattle – GeekWire

Why this new Silicon Valley seed-stage VC firm thinks it can win — and why it’s focusing on Seattle – GeekWire Wave Capital partners Riley Newman, Sara Adler, and David Rosenthal. (Photo via Wave Capital) David Rosenthal knows about the dearth of early-stage financing options available to entrepreneurs in the Seattle region. The venture capitalist spent …

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Moving services company Updater acquires Seattle startup Dolly – GeekWire

Dolly expands moving app across U.S., hits $1M in monthly revenue and 100K customers – GeekWire

Dolly expands moving app across U.S., hits $1M in monthly revenue and 100K customers – GeekWire (Dolly Photo) After browsing online for hours on Sunday, Mike Howell finally found a refrigerator he liked. There was one problem, however. The shipment wouldn’t arrive until the second week of October. Dolly CEO Mike Howell. (Dolly Photo) “That’s …

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After pandemic speed bump, Airbnb cleaning startup Neu bounces back and raises $700K – GeekWire

After pandemic speed bump, Airbnb cleaning startup Neu bounces back and raises $700K – GeekWire

After pandemic speed bump, Airbnb cleaning startup Neu bounces back and raises $700K – GeekWire Kwame Boler, left, and Claudius Mbemba, co-founders of Neu. (Neu Photos) Neu was in trouble when the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year. The company’s business, which provides cleaning services to Airbnb hosts, dried up seemingly overnight. The Seattle startup …

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