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  • Friday, April 17, 2015

    Nestdrop Brings On-Demand Medical Marijuana To Portland, Seattle

    Nestdrop, a startup looking to combine the convenience of Uber with medical marijuana, said this week that it has expanded its service to include both Seattle and Portland....Continue →

  • Friday, April 17, 2015

    Microsoft, Yahoo Revise Search Partnership

    Microsoft and Yahoo said Thursday that the two have amended the search partnership--first formed in 2009-to offer up more flexibility to Yahoo in using Microsoft's search tools, across any platform....Continue →

  • Friday, April 17, 2015

    Washington, Oregon Get $341.0M In Venture Investments In Q1

    Washington and Oregon had a total of $341.0M in venture investments in Q1 of 2015, as venture deals in the region slowed significantly in the quarter, compared with Q4, according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree Report, based on data from Thomson Reuters....Continue →

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Aerohive Opens Office In Portland

    Aerohive Networks, a Silicon Valley company which develops enterprise wireless LAN access points, said Thursday that it has set up an office in Portland, in order to tap into the engineering talent in the area....Continue →

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    Smarsh Gets Win At Point West Credit Union

    Portland-based hosted archiving provider Smarsh, which serves the compliance and e-discovery market, reported this morning that it has scored a local win, at Point West Credit Union. Financial impact of the win was not announced....Continue →

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    Ecova Wins Mattress Retailer

    Spokane-based energy and sustainability management service provider Ecova reported today that it has signed on mattress retailer Mattress Firm as a customer, to help that company reduce its waste-related costs. Financial impact of the win was not announced....Continue →

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    Poachable Adds $750K For Talent Marketplace

    Seattle-based Poachable, a startup developing an online, anonymous job and talent marketplace, has raised another $750,000 in funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from Vulcan Capital, Dawn Lepore (, and other angels....Continue →

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    Microsoft Buys Datazen Software

    Microsoft said Tuesday that it has acquired Datazen Software, a developer of mobile business intelligence and data visualization software. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Datazen develops software for Windows, iOS and Android, and has many customers who also use SQL Server....Continue →

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    Kymeta Sets Kundtz As CEO, Taps Zulily's Stolzman As CFO

    Redmond-based antenna technology developer Kymeta said this morning that it has named founder Dr. Nathan Kundtz as the company's CEO, and added Marc Stolzman as CFO. Kundtz shifts into the CEO role after serving as President and Chief Technology Officer; Stolzman was most recently CFO at Zulily....Continue →

  • Monday, April 13, 2015

    Crowd Supply Gets $585K

    Portland-based Crowd Supply, an online crowdfunding marketplace focused on projects developed by engineers and designers, disclosed last week that it has raised $585,000 in a seed funding round. The funding came from Portland Seed Fund, SOSVentures, and Inspiration Ventures....Continue →

  • Monday, April 13, 2015

    Microsoft Drafts Madrona's DelBene As New Strategy, Planning Exec

    Redmond-based Microsoft has pulled a former, Microsoft executive--Kurt DelBene--back into the fold, saying this morning that DelBene has been named Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Planning. DelBene had most recently been a Venture Partner at Madrona Venture Group....Continue →

  • Monday, April 13, 2015

    Amazon Connects Fire TV, IMDb

    Movie trivia fans rejoince! said this morning that it has connected its Amazon Fire TV with IMDb, the movie information site it owns, to provide all kinds of movie data to consumers watching Amazon Instant Video. Amazon....Continue →

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