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Ex-Amazon execs raise more cash to grow e-commerce startups Ideoclick and Replenium – GeekWire

Ex-Amazon execs raise more cash to grow e-commerce startups Ideoclick and Replenium – GeekWire

Ex-Amazon execs raise more cash to grow e-commerce startups Ideoclick and Replenium – GeekWire Replenium CEO Tom Furphy and Ideoclick CEO Justin Leigh. (Replenium/Ideoclick Photo) There’s a whole cottage industry of startups eager to help retailers crack the e-commerce code. Two of those startups — Seattle-based Ideoclick and Replenium — just landed a total of …

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ZoomInfo acquires Komiko, a Seattle-area CRM startup founded by Microsoft veterans – GeekWire

ZoomInfo acquires Komiko, a Seattle-area CRM startup founded by Microsoft veterans – GeekWire

ZoomInfo acquires Komiko, a Seattle-area CRM startup founded by Microsoft veterans – GeekWire (Komiko Screenshot) Vancouver, Wash.-based marketing software firm ZoomInfo bought Komiko, a 4-year-old Seattle-area startup that improves the customer relationship management (CRM) process with data and machine learning. “Everybody dreams of the unicorn exit. And those are all well and good, but the …

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Convoy raises $400M at $2.7B valuation amid trucking recession and Uber Freight competition – GeekWire

Convoy raises $400M at $2.7B valuation amid trucking recession and Uber Freight competition – GeekWire

Convoy raises $400M at $2.7B valuation amid trucking recession and Uber Freight competition – GeekWire Convoy CEO Dan Lewis at the company’s Seattle headquarters, with its mission statement on the wall. (GeekWire Photos / Taylor Soper) It’s another busy day for Dan Lewis. He’s just come out of a big meeting with one of the …

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SheerID raises $64M to help marketers offer online deals to students, teachers, military members – GeekWire

SheerID raises $64M to help marketers offer online deals to students, teachers, military members – GeekWire

SheerID raises $64M to help marketers offer online deals to students, teachers, military members – GeekWire SheerID co-founders David Shear and Jake Weatherly. (SheerID Photo) Marketing verification startup SheerID just raised $64 million of fresh funding in a round led by CVC Growth Partners with participation from existing investors Centana Growth Partners and Seattle firm …

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Moving app Dolly blocked by Washington regulators in ongoing gig economy dispute – GeekWire

Moving app Dolly blocked by Washington regulators in ongoing gig economy dispute – GeekWire

Moving app Dolly blocked by Washington regulators in ongoing gig economy dispute – GeekWire Dolly’s main service is no longer available for customers in Washington state. (Dolly Photo) Washington state residents who rely on Dolly for the Seattle-based startup’s peer-to-peer moving service are finding their options limited. Because of an ongoing dispute with state regulators, …

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Software development startup DjangoForce wins clients by pulling back the curtain on coding – GeekWire

Software development startup DjangoForce wins clients by pulling back the curtain on coding – GeekWire

Software development startup DjangoForce wins clients by pulling back the curtain on coding – GeekWire DjangoForce co-founders Patrick Falvey (left) and Jason Martin. (DjangoForce Photo) DjangoForce, a software development company, is by all measures a tech startup. But the CEO of the Boise-based business attributes much of their success to something a little more analog: …

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Here are the 20 Seattle-area tech companies that made CNBC and Deloitte's new rankings – GeekWire

Here are the 20 Seattle-area tech companies that made CNBC and Deloitte’s new rankings – GeekWire

Here are the 20 Seattle-area tech companies that made CNBC and Deloitte’s new rankings – GeekWire (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) The Seattle tech scene is well-represented on a pair of new rankings of the fastest growing companies in North America and startups to watch, another sign of the region’s status as a top hub …

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Cannabis testing lab Confidence Analytics raising cash to expand to California – GeekWire

Cannabis testing lab Confidence Analytics raising cash to expand to California – GeekWire

Cannabis testing lab Confidence Analytics raising cash to expand to California – GeekWire Confidence Analytics tests cannabis samples. (Confidence Analytics Photo) Confidence Analytics, the self-proclaimed first cannabis lab to test a sample under Washington state’s legal recreational marijuana law, is raising cash to expand to California. The Redmond, Wash. lab was founded in 2014, in …

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Jeff Bezos-backed vertical agriculture startup Plenty 'hibernates' plans for Seattle farm – GeekWire

Jeff Bezos-backed vertical agriculture startup Plenty ‘hibernates’ plans for Seattle farm – GeekWire

Jeff Bezos-backed vertical agriculture startup Plenty ‘hibernates’ plans for Seattle farm – GeekWire Plenty’s next-generation vertical farm called Tigris. (Plenty Photo) Plenty is rethinking its growth strategy. The indoor agriculture startup backed by high-profile tech executives — including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos — has canceled plans to open a major Seattle-area farm, GeekWire learned this …

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TEDxSeattle, hacking for good, science improv, and automated testing – GeekWire

TEDxSeattle, hacking for good, science improv, and automated testing – GeekWire

TEDxSeattle, hacking for good, science improv, and automated testing – GeekWire — Since its founding in 1984, TED has become the most prolific provider of expert talks on a wide range of topics. TEDxSeattle, now in its 10th year, has given local artists, activists, and scientists a platform to provide their expertise to the local …

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