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Wall Street goes to pot, and to the dogs — and that's a good thing for Seattle's startup scene – GeekWire

Wall Street goes to pot, and to the dogs — and that’s a good thing for Seattle’s startup scene – GeekWire

Wall Street goes to pot, and to the dogs — and that’s a good thing for Seattle’s startup scene – GeekWire Images via Canva Pro An online marketplace that helps to facilitate trade between marijuana sellers and buyers will soon see its own stock traded on the Nasdaq. Another that connects pet owners with walkers, …

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Phillip Schofield and Dame Kelly Holmes tearful on This Morning today

Phillip Schofield tearful as Kelly Holmes breaks down after coming out

Phillip Schofield tearful as Kelly Holmes breaks down after coming out Phillip Schofield become emotional as Dame Kelly Holmes spoke about having to hide her sexuality for years. The emotional This Morning interview comes just days after the former Olympian came out as gay. During the chat, Kelly heartbreakingly admitted she doesn’t feel like she’s …

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Seattle fintech startup Allio raises $5M for robo-advisor investment tool – GeekWire

Seattle fintech startup Allio raises $5M for robo-advisor investment tool – GeekWire Allio, a new Seattle startup building a robo-advisor investment tool for consumers, has raised $5 million. “We’re the first micro-savings tool that allows users to customize their investment portfolio using both traditional and contemporary asset classes in the robo space,” said finance vet …

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How this travel startup raised $5M from ex-CEOs of Orbitz and Vacasa in the middle of a pandemic – GeekWire

How this travel startup raised $5M from ex-CEOs of Orbitz and Vacasa in the middle of a pandemic – GeekWire

How this travel startup raised $5M from ex-CEOs of Orbitz and Vacasa in the middle of a pandemic – GeekWire TrovaTrip co-founders Nick Poggi (left) and Lauren Schneider. (TrovaTrip Photos) The travel industry took a major blow when the pandemic hit last year, slashing revenue for airlines, hotels, and tech companies such as Expedia or …

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Picnic sets price and starts taking orders for pie-making machine – GeekWire

Picnic sets price and starts taking orders for pie-making machine – GeekWire

Picnic sets price and starts taking orders for pie-making machine – GeekWire The Picnic Pizza System. (Picnic Photo) Order up! Picnic, the Seattle food automation startup, announced Tuesday that it is accepting pre-orders from U.S. customers for its Picnic Pizza System, designed to reduce costs and labor in commercial kitchens. The robotic pizza maker will …

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Insects-as-feed startup Beta Hatch raises another $10M as it builds out the 'future of farming' – GeekWire

Insects-as-feed startup Beta Hatch raises another $10M as it builds out the ‘future of farming’ – GeekWire

Insects-as-feed startup Beta Hatch raises another $10M as it builds out the ‘future of farming’ – GeekWire Beta Hatch founder and CEO Virginia Emery poses in front of a mural at an old Beta Hatch facility near Seattle showing the mealworm life cycle as well as the bucolic farm setting she dreams of creating. (GeekWire …

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Is this the next big social media app? LitPic lands $1.5M to let fans pay creators with in-app currency – GeekWire

Is this the next big social media app? LitPic lands $1.5M to let fans pay creators with in-app currency – GeekWire

Is this the next big social media app? LitPic lands $1.5M to let fans pay creators with in-app currency – GeekWire Veteran entrepreneurs and longtime investors are backing a Seattle startup behind a new social network that helps creators and influencers earn revenue from their fans. LitPic announced a $1.5 million round from investors including …

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Busy pandemic season helps medical supply e-commerce platform Bttn raise $5M – GeekWire

Busy pandemic season helps medical supply e-commerce platform Bttn raise $5M – GeekWire

Busy pandemic season helps medical supply e-commerce platform Bttn raise $5M – GeekWire Bttn. CEO JT Garwood. (Bttn. Photo) A Seattle-based e-commerce platform that aims to reduce costs and eliminate the middleman in the procurement of medical supplies has raised $5 million. Since its inception in March, Bttn. (pronounced ‘button’) has sold more than $1 …

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Facebook's new virtual meeting app is 'great news' and 'validating' for these Seattle entrepreneurs – GeekWire

Facebook’s new virtual meeting app is ‘great news’ and ‘validating’ for these Seattle entrepreneurs – GeekWire

Facebook’s new virtual meeting app is ‘great news’ and ‘validating’ for these Seattle entrepreneurs – GeekWire (Facebook Photo) Facebook today unveiled its vision for the future of work: a virtual reality experience called Horizon Workrooms that uses avatars and VR headsets to replicate in-person collaboration. The tech giant is hoping to ride pandemic-driven tailwinds that …

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How this husband-wife duo launched a startup while battling cancer and homeschooling their kids – GeekWire

How this husband-wife duo launched a startup while battling cancer and homeschooling their kids – GeekWire

How this husband-wife duo launched a startup while battling cancer and homeschooling their kids – GeekWire Amy Lahkani (left) and Samir Lahkani with their children. The husband-wife duo helped launch Magicall during the pandemic, while facing other challenges at home. (Magicall Photo) Samir and Amy Lakhani have had quite the year — one that involved …

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