Syndio raises $7.5M to squash pay gaps; CEO says COVID-19 crisis puts women and minorities at risk

The Syndio workforce previously this calendar year ahead of social distancing. (Syndio Image) Seattle startup Syndio just lifted a $7.5 million expense spherical to bolster its HR know-how that allows firms sustain equal pay out and reduce disparities. Maria Colacurcio of Syndio Solutions for the duration of the GeekWire Elevator Pitch finals at the GeekWire […]

Ex-Docker CFO heads up new Seattle finance startup Stratify, with Concur founder as chairman

Stratify CEO Brian Camposano. (Madrona Enterprise Labs Photograph) Previous Docker executives Brian Camposano and Steve Singh are driving a stealthy new Seattle-based fintech startup named Stratify. The firm just spun out of Seattle startup studio Madrona Enterprise Labs (MVL), the place Camposano was an entrepreneur-in-home due to the fact March. Camposano, the previous Docker CFO, […]

Seattle startup studio PSL teams up with publicly-traded industrial giant Fortive to create companies

(Fortive Picture) Pioneer Square Labs is getting its startup manufacturing facility design to the future amount, teaming up with industrial large Fortive for a “joint innovation studio” to aid the publicly-traded organization establish new solutions and start organizations. The organizations are already creating a secretive new office protection notion sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

PDM Automotive and Tribute win $132K at first virtual Seattle Angel Conference

Seattle-place startups PDM Automotive and Tribute took dwelling $132,500 each and every at the 17th Seattle Angel Convention event — and the to start with to be held pretty much. PDM Automotive is a 3-year-outdated organization that operates an automotive item information system for makers and receivers. The startup spun out of Velocity Automotive, an […]

HBO adds co-watching feature to HBO Now and HBO Go, with help from Seattle startup Scener

(Scener Photograph) HBO additional a new video chat attribute to its HBO Now and HBO GO applications, allowing for subscribers to look at reveals and motion pictures “together” via a Google Chrome extension. The “virtual movie theater” engineering is driven by Scener, a two-yr-previous Seattle startup that was incubated inside of RealNetworks. The notion is […]

Contract management startup SirionLabs raises $44M and establishes new Seattle tech hub

Anu Engineer, CTO (remaining), and Mahesh Unnikrishnan, CPO, just joined SirionLabs. (SirionLabs Pictures) SirionLabs is the most current tech enterprise landing in Seattle. The enterprise introduced a $44 million financial investment Wednesday that will enable it create a new Seattle-spot technological know-how middle led by veterans of Google, Cloudera, and much more. The 8-12 months-aged […]

Grammarly makes first investment, taking stake in Seattle document engineering startup Docugami

Grammarly CEO Brad Hoover states the investment decision in Seattle startup Docugami reflects a shared ethos involving the two firms. (Grammarly Photo) Grammarly, the San Francisco enterprise that tends to make technologies to assistance persons talk a lot more efficiently, has produced the initial investment decision in its 11-calendar year heritage, collaborating in a $10 […]

Startup survey: More than 50% of companies have less than 6 months of cash runway to survive

(Bigstock Photograph) For startups, money is king all through an financial crisis. The more pounds in the lender, the extended a corporation can survive as income dries up. More than 50 percent of Seattle-space startup leaders surveyed by the Washington Engineering Market Affiliation mentioned that they have considerably less than six months of money runway […]

Why these tech startups turned down millions of dollars in PPP loans from the federal government

Glowforge CEO Dan Shapiro. (Glowforge Photograph) It is not straightforward to turn down economic assistance from the government, primarily through an financial crisis. But that’s just what two enterprise money-backed Pacific Northwest tech startups did just lately with their Paycheck Security Plan (PPP) financial loans. The choice to chorus from accepting funds in the midst […]