Startups

Joe Coffee, the mobile app for indie shops, raises $750K as it plans to bring Seattle buzz to L.A. – GeekWire

Joe Coffee, the mobile app for indie shops, raises $750K as it plans to bring Seattle buzz to L.A. – GeekWire

Joe Coffee, the mobile app for indie shops, raises $750K as it plans to bring Seattle buzz to L.A. – GeekWire Baristas armed with their Joe Coffee launch kit. (Joe Coffee Photo) The buzz around Joe Coffee keeps building. The Seattle startup, which built a mobile order and rewards app for local and independent coffee …

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Growth and profitability can coexist — here's how to do it – GeekWire

Growth and profitability can coexist — here’s how to do it – GeekWire

Growth and profitability can coexist — here’s how to do it – GeekWire Nintex CEO Eric Johnson. (Nintex Photo) For startups looking to scale, the Silicon Valley mindset encourages growth before profit, which often means raising capital to sustain continuous losses for many years. This approach has certainly yielded positive results. From Twitter and Uber …

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This startup wants to accelerate 'precision medicine' with its growing biological data platform – GeekWire

This startup wants to accelerate ‘precision medicine’ with its growing biological data platform – GeekWire

This startup wants to accelerate ‘precision medicine’ with its growing biological data platform – GeekWire (Amplion Screenshot) Amplion, a startup that helps healthcare companies sort through biological data, closed a Series A fundraising round led by Greycroft with participation from existing investors Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund and Imagen Capital Partners. The Bend, …

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Battery startup Group14 Technologies raises $14M to make materials for electric cars – GeekWire

Battery startup Group14 Technologies raises $14M to make materials for electric cars – GeekWire

Battery startup Group14 Technologies raises $14M to make materials for electric cars – GeekWire Group14 Technologies manufactures silicon-carbon nano-composite materials for electric vehicle batteries. Above, a piece of silicon. (Wikimedia Commons Photo) A 3-year-old Seattle-area startup is raising cash to develop materials that improve batteries in electric vehicles. A new SEC filing reveals that Group14 Technologies …

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$2.6M in funding to develop molecular brew – GeekWire

$2.6M in funding to develop molecular brew – GeekWire

$2.6M in funding to develop molecular brew – GeekWire Atomo Coffee co-founders Andy Kleitsch, left, and Jarret Stopforth. (Atomo Photo) Bean there, done with that. The future of coffee got a jolt Wednesday as Atomo Coffee announced it has secured $2.6 million in seed funding to develop what it calls the world’s first “molecular coffee,” …

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This little known Seattle startup just raised $25M to grow its 'mobile infrastructure as a service' tech – GeekWire

This little known Seattle startup just raised $25M to grow its ‘mobile infrastructure as a service’ tech – GeekWire

This little known Seattle startup just raised $25M to grow its ‘mobile infrastructure as a service’ tech – GeekWire Some of Mason’s various customizable hardware offerings. (Mason Photos) Jim Xiao learned about building enterprise platforms at Microsoft China. An executive role at a wireless company taught him about manufacturing Android devices. And he saw how …

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MediaPartners raises $5.6M to help companies prevent workplace harassment, violence, bias – GeekWire

MediaPartners raises $5.6M to help companies prevent workplace harassment, violence, bias – GeekWire

MediaPartners raises $5.6M to help companies prevent workplace harassment, violence, bias – GeekWire John Hansen. A Seattle-area company that sells training videos to help improve workplace environments has raised more cash from investors. MediaPartners reeled in a $5.6 million round to push total funding to $8 million. Minneapolis, Minn.-based Byron Group led the round, which …

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Profitable and growing, international shipping startup FlavorCloud raises $6.3M – GeekWire

FlavorCloud helps e-commerce companies ship across borders – GeekWire

FlavorCloud helps e-commerce companies ship across borders – GeekWire FlavorCloud CEO Rathna Sharad. (FlavorCloud Photo) If you want to buy a shirt directly from a merchant in China, the customs hurdles will vary depending on whether it’s made of cotton or wool. Or if you see a must-have pair of Italian snake skin shoes on …

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LumiThera raises cash for medical device that uses light to fight vision loss – GeekWire

LumiThera raises cash for medical device that uses light to fight vision loss – GeekWire

LumiThera raises cash for medical device that uses light to fight vision loss – GeekWire LumiThera is developing a medical device for people with age-related macular degeneration. Above, a retina with patterns associated with the disease. (National Institute of Health Photo) Medical device startup LumiThera raised $1.15 million as part of a new fundraising round, …

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