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Seattle startup raises $3M for its contactless food 'Pickup Pods' – GeekWire

Seattle startup raises $3M for its contactless food ‘Pickup Pods’ – GeekWire

Seattle startup raises $3M for its contactless food ‘Pickup Pods’ – GeekWire A Pickup Pod food delivery and pickup station from Minnow. (Minnow Photo) New funding: Seattle-based startup Minnow, makers of a contactless food delivery and pickup pod, has raised $3 million in seed funding. The tech: The company’s IoT-enabled Pickup Pods are designed to …

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Remote cardiac monitoring startup Vector Remote Care raises $12.5M – GeekWire

Remote cardiac monitoring startup Vector Remote Care raises $12.5M – GeekWire Vector Remote Care, a digital health startup for care teams to remotely monitor patients with implanted cardiac devices, closed a $12.5 million Series A funding round led by Updata Partners. Based in Bend, Ore., Vector Remote Care will use the funds to double its …

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Digital health startup Engage Technologies Group raises $15M for patient education tools – GeekWire

Digital health startup Engage Technologies Group raises $15M for patient education tools – GeekWire Boise, Id.-based Engage Technologies Group closed a $15 million Series A funding round for its mobile patient platform targeted for the cosmetic, optometry, dental, and orthopedic industries. Founded in 2016, Engage Technologies’ platform allows patients to access educational video content about …

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Marijuana data platform Headset raises $1.8M to expand into recently legalized markets – GeekWire

Marijuana data platform Headset raises $1.8M to expand into recently legalized markets – GeekWire Seattle startup Headset, which provides a business intelligence platform for the legal cannabis industry, announced $1.8 million in new funding. Headset will use the funds to expand into recently legalized markets. In the U.S., 16 states and Washington, D.C., have legalized …

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Seattle startup Modica turns shipping containers into software-driven microfactories – GeekWire

Seattle startup Modica turns shipping containers into software-driven microfactories – GeekWire

Seattle startup Modica turns shipping containers into software-driven microfactories – GeekWire Seattle-based Modica builds interconnected systems for micromanufacturing and houses it all in shipping containers. (Modica Image) Watching stacks of shipping containers come and go from Seattle’s waterfront, you might wonder what’s in them, where they came from and where they’re headed. One Seattle startup …

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Grandson of Jonas Salk raises cash to find 'genetic needles in the haystack' – GeekWire

Grandson of Jonas Salk raises cash to find ‘genetic needles in the haystack’ – GeekWire

Grandson of Jonas Salk raises cash to find ‘genetic needles in the haystack’ – GeekWire Jesse Salk, CEO and co-founder of TwinStrand Biosciences. (TwinStrand Photo) New funding: Gene-sequencing startup TwinStrand Biosciences raised $50 million in a Series B round led by Section 32, a California-based fund focused on biotech, technology, healthcare and life sciences. Total …

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Auth0 CEO Eugenio Pace on the $6.5 billion deal with Okta and his advice for entrepreneurs – GeekWire

Auth0 CEO Eugenio Pace on the $6.5 billion deal with Okta and his advice for entrepreneurs – GeekWire

Auth0 CEO Eugenio Pace on the $6.5 billion deal with Okta and his advice for entrepreneurs – GeekWire Auth0 co-founders Matias Woloski (left) and Eugenio Pace. (Auth0 Photo) Okta’s giant $6.5 billion acquisition of Seattle-area startup Auth0 officially closed on Monday. But for Eugenio Pace, the major milestone is just another marker — albeit a …

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GeekWire Awards finalists climb the rankings as others 'exit' – GeekWire

GeekWire Awards finalists climb the rankings as others ‘exit’ – GeekWire

GeekWire Awards finalists climb the rankings as others ‘exit’ – GeekWire The GeekWire Awards are fast approaching on May 20, but the spirit of our annual startup and technology celebration extends beyond a single ceremony. It is a true community effort. This year, GeekWire received nearly 200 community nominations and looked at each category anew …

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'They proved me wrong.' Investor who passed on Seattle startup Remitly analyzes its upcoming IPO – GeekWire

Seattle digital remittance startup Remitly hires banks for IPO at around $5B valuation – GeekWire

Seattle digital remittance startup Remitly hires banks for IPO at around $5B valuation – GeekWire (Remitly Photo) The news: Seattle startup Remitly has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering, according to Reuters. The IPO would value Remitly at around $5 billion, Reuters reported — a sizable spike from its last valuation of …

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BluePallet aims to disrupt industrial commerce with 'decentralized' marketplace for chemical products – GeekWire

BluePallet aims to disrupt industrial commerce with ‘decentralized’ marketplace for chemical products – GeekWire

BluePallet aims to disrupt industrial commerce with ‘decentralized’ marketplace for chemical products – GeekWire BluePallet CEO Scott Barrows. (BluePallet Photo) New funding: BluePallet, a startup with roots in Seattle, has emerged from stealth mode with $4 million in new funding. The company operates a marketplace for the chemical industry. Founded last year, BluePallet aims to change …

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