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Social media analytics startup Simply Measured raises $20M, wants to be Seattle’s next tech titan – GeekWire

Social media analytics startup Simply Measured raises $20M, wants to be Seattle’s next tech titan – GeekWire Simply Measured founders Adam Schoenfeld, Aviel Ginzburg and Damon Cortesi won Startup of the Year at the 2013 GeekWire Awards. Simply Measured is simply on fire. Less than a year after the company took home GeekWire’s 2013 Startup of …

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Highspot CEO Robert Wahbe

Highspot wants to give companies tools to unlock shared knowledge – GeekWire

Highspot wants to give companies tools to unlock shared knowledge – GeekWire Highspot CEO Robert Wahbe One of the biggest challenges an organization can face is making it possible for the right hand to know what the left hand is doing. While it’s easy to keep everyone on the same page at a three-person company, …

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Seattle has given ride sharing companies ‘a huge gift’ – GeekWire

Seattle has given ride sharing companies ‘a huge gift’ – GeekWire I like and respect Greg Gottesman. But his recent GeekWire post about the upstart, out-of-state taxi companies — Hey, Seattle, why stop with ride-sharing? Cap these 10 other innovations while you’re at it— is way off base. First, the idea that these taxi companies are …

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The Mindbloom team

Mobile health app maker Mindbloom acquired – GeekWire

Mobile health app maker Mindbloom acquired – GeekWire   A portion of the Mindbloom team Mindbloom, a Seattle maker of mobile apps designed to help people live healthier lives, has been acquired in a deal of undisclosed size by Denver-based Welltok. Mindbloom’s 11 employees will be joining Welltok, which plans to use the acquisition as …

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City of Seattle doubles down on startups, names first liaison to boost city’s entrepreneurs – GeekWire

City of Seattle doubles down on startups, names first liaison to boost city’s entrepreneurs – GeekWire Rebecca Lovell. As part of Seattle’s effort to help support and expand the city’s startup community, the Office of Economic Development (OED) today named Seattle tech community veteran Rebecca Lovell as the new Startup Liaison for the City of Seattle. …

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Ashutosh Tiwary

Tiwary tapped at AWS; Moz’s Dumont headed to NYC; Nausin joins Trover – GeekWire

Tiwary tapped at AWS; Moz’s Dumont headed to NYC; Nausin joins Trover – GeekWire Ashutosh Tiwary —Ashutosh Tiwary, the co-founder and former CEO of Bellevue data backup startup Doyenz, has been named general manager of tools and services at Amazon Web Services. It’s unclear what Tiwary, who prior to Doyenz worked at Microsoft and Mercury …

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Translational Software helps physicians make sense of genetic tests – GeekWire

Translational Software helps physicians make sense of genetic tests – GeekWire Working on groundbreaking genetic testing research in a lab is one thing, but actually using that data for actionable results in a clinical environment is another. That’s why Translational Software was founded back in 2009 by 14-year Microsoft veteran Don Rule, who started the …

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Pipeline Fellowship founder and CEO Founder & CEO Natalia Oberti Noguera.

Pipeline Fellowship bootcamp for women angel investors coming to Seattle – GeekWire

Pipeline Fellowship bootcamp for women angel investors coming to Seattle – GeekWire Pipeline Fellowship founder and CEO Natalia Oberti Noguera. Pipeline Fellowship, an organization than runs bootcamps for women angel investors, is coming to Seattle. Women wanting to learn more about ins and outs of making investments may find value in the program, which started in New …

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Top projects from ‘Code for the Kingdom,’ a faith-based hackathon for spiritual geeks – GeekWire

Top projects from ‘Code for the Kingdom,’ a faith-based hackathon for spiritual geeks – GeekWire Judges talk to a team during the Code for the Kingdom hackathon make their rounds on Sunday, March 23, at Impact Hub in Pioneer Square (Will Mari / Geekwire). Niche hackathons are hot right now. Some solve legal issues and …

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Jellyvision acquires healthcare automation platform FlexMinder, plans to expand Seattle office – GeekWire

FlexMinder raises $1.2M to manage refund processes for healthcare administrators – GeekWire

FlexMinder raises $1.2M to manage refund processes for healthcare administrators – GeekWire FlexMinder CEO Lowell Ricklefs. FlexMinder, a Seattle startup that helps healthcare administrators automate the insurance claims submission process, announced a $1.2 million Series A round on Tuesday. Led by CEO Lowell Rickefs, FlexMinder aggregates the reimbursement process for healthcare flexible spending accounts, which allow …

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