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Frazier Healthcare Partners raises $617M life sciences fund – GeekWire

Frazier Healthcare Partners raises $617M life sciences fund – GeekWire GeekWire Daily – Top headlines daily GeekWire Weekly – Most-read stories of the week, delivered Sunday Breaking News Alerts – Important news as it happens GeekWire Startups – News, analysis, insights from the Pacific Northwest startup ecosystem, delivered Friday GeekWire Mid-week Update — Most-read stories …

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Seattle cybersecurity startup ExtraHop to be acquired by private equity firms in $900M deal – GeekWire

Seattle security company ExtraHop touts $150M in 2019 bookings ahead of potential IPO – GeekWire

Seattle security company ExtraHop touts $150M in 2019 bookings ahead of potential IPO – GeekWire (L to R): ExtraHop CTO Jesse Rothstein CTO; CEO Arif Kareem; Raja Mukerji, Chief Customer Officer and co-founder (ExtraHop Photo) Cyber attacks against companies are becoming increasingly common and more expensive. Those troubling stats help explain the rapid growth of …

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Seattle AI startup drew interest from Amazon, Microsoft, Intel before selling to Apple – GeekWire

Seattle AI startup drew interest from Amazon, Microsoft, Intel before selling to Apple – GeekWire Xnor.ai’s office in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood was mostly dark on Wednesday, with a move clearly in progress. (GeekWire Photo / Taylor Soper) Apple wasn’t the only tech giant eyeing Xnor.ai. GeekWire broke the news on Wednesday that Apple acquired Seattle …

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Flight Live matches users with trainers for online, on-demand personal workouts – GeekWire

Flight Live matches users with trainers for online, on-demand personal workouts – GeekWire

Flight Live matches users with trainers for online, on-demand personal workouts – GeekWire The Flight Live team, from left to right: John Lindala, director of fitness; Nathan Han, Jr. developer; Ron Yang, technical co-founder; and My Le Goel, founder and CEO. Not pictured is Kit Guerra, digital marketing. (Flight Live Photo) When it comes to …

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Y Combinator grad ZeroDown opens Seattle office to tackle pricey housing down payments – GeekWire

Y Combinator grad ZeroDown opens Seattle office to tackle pricey housing down payments – GeekWire

Y Combinator grad ZeroDown opens Seattle office to tackle pricey housing down payments – GeekWire ZeroDown’s Seattle homepage. (ZeroDown Photo) Another real estate startup is coming to Seattle, aiming to disrupt the expensive and stressful process of buying a home. ZeroDown, a Y Combinator graduate, has expanded to Seattle and is opening a small office …

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The Riveter closes all 9 co-working spaces as questions loom about the future of physical offices – GeekWire

Women-focused co-working startup The Riveter cuts 5 positions as it aims to grow digital arm – GeekWire

Women-focused co-working startup The Riveter cuts 5 positions as it aims to grow digital arm – GeekWire The Riveter CEO Amy Nelson speaks at the GeekWire Awards 2019 after her company won Startup of the Year honors. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) The Riveter, a Seattle-based startup building a national network of women-oriented co-working spaces, …

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Economic hope in the 21st Century; fossils after dark; and more – GeekWire

Economic hope in the 21st Century; fossils after dark; and more – GeekWire

Economic hope in the 21st Century; fossils after dark; and more – GeekWire Get up close to fossils, rocks and minerals at the Burke’s Earth NiteLife event on Friday, Jan. 24. (Photo by Chris Cunningham/Burke Museum) — The newly re-opened Burke Museum is putting together a full slate of activities for people of all ages …

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Apple acquires Xnor.ai; Microsoft’s bold climate plan; Seattle startup trivia – GeekWire

Apple acquires Xnor.ai; Microsoft’s bold climate plan; Seattle startup trivia – GeekWire This week on the GeekWire Podcast: Apple doubled down on artificial intelligence and boosted its presence in Seattle with the acquisition of Xnor.ai, an Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence spinout with roots at the University of Washington, as first reported by GeekWire this …

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Seattle-based early-stage investment firm SeaChange raises $5.8M for its fifth fund – GeekWire

Seattle-based early-stage investment firm SeaChange raises $5.8M for its fifth fund – GeekWire

Seattle-based early-stage investment firm SeaChange raises $5.8M for its fifth fund – GeekWire Susan Preston. SeaChange just raised $5.8 million for its fifth fund as it looks to put more dollars behind Pacific Northwest startups. It’s the largest fund yet for SeaChange, formerly known as Seattle Angel Fund, and will be used to make early-stage …

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Female Founders Alliance acquires Monarq Incubator to expand national reach – GeekWire

Female Founders Alliance acquires Monarq Incubator to expand national reach – GeekWire

Female Founders Alliance acquires Monarq Incubator to expand national reach – GeekWire Female Founders Alliance CEO Leslie Feinzaig stands on stage with the program’s accelerator CEOs and mentors at the Ready Set Raise Demo Night in Seattle last year. (GeekWire Photo / Taylor Soper) Seattle-based Female Founders Alliance (FFA), an organization and accelerator for early-stage …

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