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Concur co-founders on their new venture, and the transformation of Seattle's startup scene – GeekWire

Concur co-founders on their new venture, and the transformation of Seattle’s startup scene – GeekWire

Concur co-founders on their new venture, and the transformation of Seattle’s startup scene – GeekWire Raj Singh (left) and Mike Hilton (right), co-founders of Concur and now leaders at healthcare tech startup Accolade. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) When Raj Singh and Mike Hilton co-founded Concur with Steve Singh more than two decades ago, the technology startup …

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Brave Amazon employee quizzes Bezos; GeekWire Awards preview; Peter Sagal's input on input – GeekWire

Brave Amazon employee quizzes Bezos; GeekWire Awards preview; Peter Sagal’s input on input – GeekWire

Brave Amazon employee quizzes Bezos; GeekWire Awards preview; Peter Sagal’s input on input – GeekWire Jeff Bezos at a past Amazon all-hands meeting. (File Image) We’re preparing for the GeekWire Awards, our annual event recognizing the best in Pacific Northwest tech and innovation, coming up May 2 at MoPOP in Seattle. On this episode of …

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Inside the surprise closure of an ambitious 'scientific wellness' startup – GeekWire

Inside the surprise closure of an ambitious ‘scientific wellness’ startup – GeekWire

Inside the surprise closure of an ambitious ‘scientific wellness’ startup – GeekWire Arivale’s offices were empty this week after the company’s abrupt closure. (GeekWire Photo) Founded in 2015, Seattle startup Arivale aspired to pioneer a new sector called scientific wellness, combining genetic testing with personal coaching to improve the health of its members. Arivale raised …

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

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

How Microsoft became a secret startup ingredient, and what the trend says about the tech world – GeekWire 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 our analysis of the GeekWire 200, our index of …

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What pandemic? Tech funding stays strong; Accolade’s IPO; Future of sports

What pandemic? Tech funding stays strong; Accolade’s IPO; Future of sports Here’s what we’re talking about on the GeekWire Podcast this week. Despite the pandemic, funding for Pacific Northwest tech startups remains robust in the first half of 2020. In fact, funding is ahead of last year. What gives? We consider whether COVID-19 is accelerating …

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Finding startup opportunities in the pandemic; Windows 11 launch; Defending the Blue Yeti mic – GeekWire

Finding startup opportunities in the pandemic; Windows 11 launch; Defending the Blue Yeti mic – GeekWire

Finding startup opportunities in the pandemic; Windows 11 launch; Defending the Blue Yeti mic – GeekWire A global pandemic might seem like the wrong time to pursue a new startup idea, given all the uncertainties, but in many ways, the timing couldn’t be better. That’s one of the insights from our GeekWire Podcast conversation this …

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