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How the coronavirus outbreak and supply chain slowdown are impacting West Coast startups – GeekWire

How the coronavirus outbreak and supply chain slowdown are impacting West Coast startups – GeekWire

How the coronavirus outbreak and supply chain slowdown are impacting West Coast startups – GeekWire Muna, a Jet City Repair employee, helps fix a device. The Seattle-based company is feeling the impact of the coronavirus outbreak due to delayed a supply chain in China. (Jet City Repair Photo) Matt McCormick always plans for the Chinese …

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As events cancel due to COVID-19, Seattle startup builds a virtual platform – GeekWire

As events cancel due to COVID-19, Seattle startup builds a virtual platform – GeekWire

As events cancel due to COVID-19, Seattle startup builds a virtual platform – GeekWire (Pathable Image) On a typical day, Pathable, the Seattle-based company that normally produces mobile apps for conferences and events, might get three to five inquiries on its website from people interested in a demo. As the coronavirus outbreak hit, Jordan Schwartz, CEO …

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Photo booth startup hit hard by loss of live events pivots to gift boxes to try to 'Keep Your City Smiling' – GeekWire

Photo booth startup hit hard by loss of live events pivots to gift boxes to try to ‘Keep Your City Smiling’ – GeekWire

Photo booth startup hit hard by loss of live events pivots to gift boxes to try to ‘Keep Your City Smiling’ – GeekWire A Keep Your City Smiling box created by the team at The SnapBar. (Keep Your City Smiling Photo) Sam Eitzen’s Seattle-based photo and video booth startup The SnapBar is in the business …

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Leafly lays off additional 91 employees, eliminating more than 50 percent of staff in 2020 – GeekWire

Leafly lays off additional 91 employees, eliminating more than 50 percent of staff in 2020 – GeekWire

Leafly lays off additional 91 employees, eliminating more than 50 percent of staff in 2020 – GeekWire Leafly CEO Tim Leslie.(Photo by Daniel Berman via Leafly) Leafly laid off 91 employees Monday, just two months after eliminating 54 positions at the online cannabis brand. The Seattle startup that once employed about 300 now has 140 …

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Recycling startup Ridwell collecting hygiene supplies and more to help groups during COVID-19 – GeekWire

Recycling startup Ridwell collecting hygiene supplies and more to help groups during COVID-19 – GeekWire

Recycling startup Ridwell collecting hygiene supplies and more to help groups during COVID-19 – GeekWire (Ridwell Photo) Ridwell, the Seattle startup that picks up hard-to-dispose-of household items for reuse or responsible recycling, has turned its attention to collecting supplies that are needed by those who are especially vulnerable during the COVID-19 crisis. Coronavirus Live Updates: The …

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Textio lays off 30 amid COVID-19; Seattle startup hopes its AI writing tech will aid all job seekers – GeekWire

Textio lays off 30 amid COVID-19; Seattle startup hopes its AI writing tech will aid all job seekers – GeekWire

Textio lays off 30 amid COVID-19; Seattle startup hopes its AI writing tech will aid all job seekers – GeekWire Textio’s Seattle office. (Textio Photo) Textio, the Seattle startup whose augmented writing platform helps companies use language that attracts the right job candidates, laid off 30 employees on Friday, or 20 percent of its team. …

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Pet care startup Rover lays off 41% of workforce due to COVID-19 impact – GeekWire

Pet care startup Rover lays off 41% of workforce due to COVID-19 impact – GeekWire

Pet care startup Rover lays off 41% of workforce due to COVID-19 impact – GeekWire Inside Rover’s new Seattle headquarters. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Seattle-based startup Rover laid off 41% of its workforce today due to the economic impact and uncertainty from the COVID-19 outbreak. Rover CEO Aaron Easterly. (Rover Photo) Rover put an …

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What the stimulus package could mean for your startup or small business – GeekWire

What the stimulus package could mean for your startup or small business – GeekWire The recently-approved Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes important measures to assist companies with fewer than 500 employees at their greatest time of need. But it can be confusing to figure out how to apply for loans and …

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How this startup leader is thinking about and navigating the COVID-19 crisis – GeekWire

How this startup leader is thinking about and navigating the COVID-19 crisis – GeekWire

How this startup leader is thinking about and navigating the COVID-19 crisis – GeekWire Lucas Dickey, left, and Michael Barlow, co-founders of Fernish. (Fernish Photo) [Editor’s Note: This guest post by Lucas Dickey, co-founder of Fernish, appeared originally on tech news site dot.LA and is published on GeekWire as part of a partnership between our …

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Startup founder Jane Park 'pivots with purpose' as gift wrap maker Tokki shifts to face masks – GeekWire

Startup founder Jane Park ‘pivots with purpose’ as gift wrap maker Tokki shifts to face masks – GeekWire

Startup founder Jane Park ‘pivots with purpose’ as gift wrap maker Tokki shifts to face masks – GeekWire An assortment of Tokki x Gravitas face masks. (Tokki Photo) Jane Park’s vision for wrapping gifts in eco-friendly fabrics with a digital twist has shifted to wrapping the faces of those looking to stay protected during the …

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