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Coastline’s digital marketplace connects fishermen with seafood joints – GeekWire

Coastline’s digital marketplace connects fishermen with seafood joints – GeekWire

Coastline’s digital marketplace connects fishermen with seafood joints – GeekWire Coastline helps restaurants place orders directly from fishermen. (Coastline Image) You’d be hard-pressed to find a marketplace more analog than fishermen selling seafood straight from the dock at the crack of dawn. Coastline Market sees that as a big opportunity. The Vancouver, B.C. startup has developed …

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Swym wants to help e-commerce companies better compete with Amazon – GeekWire

Swym wants to help e-commerce companies better compete with Amazon – GeekWire

Swym wants to help e-commerce companies better compete with Amazon – GeekWire Swym CEO Arvind Krishnan. (Swym Photo) It’s not an easy time to be in the e-commerce business. Tech titans, like Amazon and Walmart, are able to devote far more resources to their digital products than smaller companies have at their disposal. That’s where …

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Open educational courseware startup Lumen Learning lands $3.7M and inks deal with Follett – GeekWire

Open educational courseware startup Lumen Learning lands $3.7M and inks deal with Follett – GeekWire

Open educational courseware startup Lumen Learning lands $3.7M and inks deal with Follett – GeekWire Lumen Learning CEO Kim Thanos. (Lumen Learning Photo) Portland-based Lumen Learning today announced a $3.75 million Series A investment round and a new partnership with Follett to expand the distribution of its open digital education course materials. Follett, which manages course …

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Cardiac Insight raises $4.5M, wins FDA approval to launch wearable ECG sensor – GeekWire

Cardiac Insight raises $4.5M, wins FDA approval to launch wearable ECG sensor – GeekWire

Cardiac Insight raises $4.5M, wins FDA approval to launch wearable ECG sensor – GeekWire Cardea Solo is about 4 inches long, 3 inches wide, and adheres directly to the skin for up to seven days.  (Cardiac Insight Photo) Consumer wearables, like smart watches and Fitbits, are becoming ever more popular. But wearable medical technology has …

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Techstars grad Stackery raises cash from Voyager, aiming to disrupt DevOps cloud infrastructure market with serverless toolset – GeekWire

Techstars grad Stackery raises cash from Voyager, aiming to disrupt DevOps cloud infrastructure market with serverless toolset – GeekWire

Techstars grad Stackery raises cash from Voyager, aiming to disrupt DevOps cloud infrastructure market with serverless toolset – GeekWire Stackery CEO Nate Taggart pitches at Techstars Seattle Demo Night. (GeekWire Photo / Monica Nickelsburg) Before even graduating from the Techstars Seattle 2017 class, Stackery CEO Nate Taggart had a check in hand — and not just …

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Fast-moving Rover launches national ad campaign starring man's best friend – GeekWire

Fast-moving Rover launches national ad campaign starring man’s best friend – GeekWire

Fast-moving Rover launches national ad campaign starring man’s best friend – GeekWire Rover is rolling out its biggest ad campaign ever. (Screenshot via YouTube). Rover is growing up fast and learning some new tricks along the way. The Seattle startup is rolling out its first national ad campaign today to promote its dog walking and sitting …

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Mpirica Health raises $4.6M for hospital-ranking platform, a 'batting average' for surgeries – GeekWire

Mpirica Health raises $4.6M for hospital-ranking platform, a ‘batting average’ for surgeries – GeekWire

Mpirica Health raises $4.6M for hospital-ranking platform, a ‘batting average’ for surgeries – GeekWire Mpirica CEO and co-founder Shakil Haroon. (Mpirica Photo) One of the first things we do when deciding where to buy a house or what company to work for is look at independent rankings. But we rarely do that when making health decisions, like …

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This biotech company uses fermentation to produce custom compounds – GeekWire

This biotech company uses fermentation to produce custom compounds – GeekWire

This biotech company uses fermentation to produce custom compounds – GeekWire Arzeda combines cloud computing and bioengineering to create ‘cell factories.’ (Arzeda Photo) Here’s a wacky concept. Imagine you could give a microorganism, like yeast, specific instructions on what to produce during fermentation. Through the same process used to make beer or sourdough bread, you …

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Ventec Life Systems raises $13M to scale one-of-a-kind portable life support device into new markets – GeekWire

Ventec Life Systems raises $7M to bring portable life-support system to market – GeekWire

Ventec Life Systems raises $7M to bring portable life-support system to market – GeekWire A patient using Ventec Life System’s portable ventilation system, VOCSN. (Ventec Life Systems Photo) Imagine for a moment that your spouse, parent or child has been diagnosed with a life-changing condition. They need constant support from a ventilator to breathe. Traditionally, …

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Microsoft Ventures doubles down on AI with new investments in Agolo and Bonsai – GeekWire

Microsoft Ventures doubles down on AI with new investments in Agolo and Bonsai – GeekWire

Microsoft Ventures doubles down on AI with new investments in Agolo and Bonsai – GeekWire BigStock Photo. Ever feel like there’s just too much information out there? New York-based Agolo is hoping so. The startup is developing a program that summarizes large amounts of information using artificial intelligence — and it’s one of two AI startups …

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