Subscribe: Venture Capital Blog
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
big fish  capital  companies  life science  life  mail  new york  new  offers  percent  seattle  startups  venture capital  venture 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: Venture Capital Blog

Venture Capital Blog

The P-I traces startups, venture capital and life in the Pacific Northwest technology community.

Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:47:59 +0000


Software CEO facing charges after bison hunt

Fri, 12 Sep 2008 05:39:00 +0000

Back in May, I reported on the strange tale of Attachmate CEO Jeff Hawn who was charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty after paying hunters to kill 32 bison that had wandered onto his Colorado ranch.

Big Fish Games hooks $83 million venture deal

Thu, 11 Sep 2008 19:01:00 +0000

Big Fish Games has reeled in the biggest venture financing deal in the state this year.

Report: Bezos puts money behind Finsphere, Aviary

Thu, 11 Sep 2008 11:18:00 +0000

ValleyWag reports that founder Jeff Bezos has sunk money into Bellevue's Finsphere and New York's Aviary

Pogue on Earth Class Mail

Thu, 11 Sep 2008 06:24:00 +0000

Following up on a review of Seattle's Earth Class Mail from earlier this month, David Pogue of The New York Times today offers exceprts from letters from readers who sent postal mail to the columnist's account with the company.

Roundup: Ontela, Medio, PayScale, etc.

Wed, 10 Sep 2008 11:12:00 +0000

NCsoft Corp., the Korean developer of massively muliplayer online games, is establishing a new subsidiary for the U.S. and European markets that will be headquartered in Seattle. The new unit -- tentatively dubbed NC West -- will be led by Chris Chung, Jeff Strain, David Reid and Patrick Wyatt. Chung and Reid previously worked at Microsoft, while Strain and Wyatt previously worked at Blizzard Entertainment.

Seattle mobile game companies merge

Tue, 09 Sep 2008 19:02:00 +0000

Seattle-area mobile gaming startups Reaxion Corp. and Mobliss Inc. are merging as they try to survive a consolidation wave in the industry caused by weak growth.

TechCrunch50: Swype is new way to type

Tue, 09 Sep 2008 11:00:00 +0000

At a product demonstration event hosted by the MIT Venture Lab three months ago, Swype won over judges (I was among them) with a new technology that allowed mobile phone users to input text using a finger by drawing lines between letters on a keypad.

Can Washington state displace Silicon Valley?

Tue, 09 Sep 2008 06:37:00 +0000

California's venture capital market is about 10 times bigger than Washington's, both in terms of deals and dollars.

Roundup: SpinSpotter, SVB, Plug-in cars, etc.

Tue, 09 Sep 2008 05:31:00 +0000

Silicon Valley Bank has established a new life science practice in the Pacific Northwest under the direction of Rob Derry, a board member of the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association who before joining SVB worked in sales at Onyx Software. With five percent of the total venture capital pool in the state going to life science companies last year, SVB is hoping to assist life science companies as they grow here.

Venture investors pour cash into clean tech

Tue, 09 Sep 2008 01:52:00 +0000

Venture investments in clean tech soared 41 percent during the second quarter to $961.7 million, with The Associated Press reporting that 38 percent of the capital is going to later-stage companies.

Seattle’s top Internet properties for August

Mon, 08 Sep 2008 12:18:00 +0000

Sampa's Marcelo Calbucci offers his latest installment of the top Seattle Internet startups by Alexa and rankings.

Findwell takes on Redfin in real estate

Mon, 08 Sep 2008 06:31:00 +0000

Findwell is a new Seattle online real estate brokerage that is taking direct aim at Redfin, launching a service today that offers home buyers a 50 percent rebate on the buyer agent's commission.

Kelman: VCs need to think big again

Mon, 08 Sep 2008 06:24:00 +0000

Redfin's Glenn Kelman offers his take on why venture capitalists are taking fewer risks in a blog post titled "Honey, I Shrunk the Startups."

Can Zillow help struggling newspapers?

Mon, 08 Sep 2008 02:38:00 +0000

The newspaper business is under siege, with jobs axed nearly every day (The New York Times today announced 550 cuts) and ad revenue shrinking by a whopping $3 billion during the first half of the year.

Paul Allen-backed Gist to offer e-mail service

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 19:01:00 +0000

Gist, a new Seattle Internet startup backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is emerging from stealth mode this week with a new e-mail service that is designed to help people better manage "information overload."