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 […]

Zillow Group to raise nearly $1B through stock and debt offerings to help support real estate business

Zillow Team is on the lookout to inject some hard cash into its company. The Seattle real estate giant on Wednesday introduced pricing for stock and debt choices that will supply up to $993 million in net proceeds. Zillow explained it will use the revenue to repurchase a portion of its outstanding convertible senior notes, […]

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 […]

Augmented reality giant Magic Leap is closing its Seattle office amid layoffs, new filing shows

(Magic Leap Picture) Magic Leap will near its Seattle satellite office, according to a new condition filing, as the effectively-funded augmented fact startup sheds workers and pivots its target to company buyers. A Warn observe filed with the Washington condition Employment Safety Office claims that Magic Leap will near its Seattle outpost. The transfer will […]

Seattle ties run deep as Uber looks to gobble up rival meal delivery service Grubhub

Could Uber Eats and Grubhub come across a common bond? (Uber Photo) Uber is headquartered in San Francisco. Grubhub calls Chicago property. But there’s an attention-grabbing Seattle connection driving news this 7 days that Uber is on the lookout to buy Grubhub, a 16-yr-old foodstuff supply company that is now valued at $5.3 billion. Just […]

L.A. startup Kandela sues Seattle’s Porch for $11.5M, alleging fraud one year after acquisition

Seattle-based mostly property enhancement startup Porch obtained moving concierge startup Kandela in April 2019, describing it as a robust enhance to its existing slate of companies. But a minimal far more than a year afterwards, Kandela is suing its new proprietor, alleging that Porch purposefully sought to lessen the extended-expression payout beneath the offer. Kandela […]

HackerOne CEO Mårten Mickos: COVID-19 is ‘the planet’s warning’ to accelerate digital civilization

Mårten Mickos speaks with GeekWire by using video clip chat in progress of his keynote this Thursday May 14 at the 3rd yearly Nordic Innovation Summit, a totally free digital occasion this yr. (Screenshot by using Zoom.) Mårten Mickos is the CEO of HackerOne, a San Francisco-based mostly enterprise that is hired by other providers […]

Seattle brand protection startup BrandVerity acquired by Partnerize – GeekWire

(BrandVerity Picture) BrandVerity, the Seattle-dependent startup whose paid out look for and affiliate checking instruments assistance safeguard brand names and their on-line marketing and advertising campaigns from these types of points as trademark infringement, has been obtained by Partnerize. BrandVerity CEO and co-founder David Naffziger wrote in a organization web site article dated April 30 […]

‘You’re seeing what’s happening, and it’s chaos’ – GeekWire

Melinda Gates termed out a absence of countrywide leadership in the US reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic in an job interview that aired on NBC News’ Right now Display this morning, offering an unusually pointed critique of the Trump administration in a substantial-profile countrywide television look. The comment came when Right now Display host Savannah […]