Seattle: Love Thy Startup Scene

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Aaron Franklin In August, GeekWire summarized the reasoning behind my move to San Francisco. Since leaving, I’ve had many people ask how… Read More

Take the Money and Run!

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Gerry Langeler That’s part of the title of my book – the rest of which reads, “An Insider’s Guide to Venture Capital.”… Read More

StartupDay Recap – Slides and more!

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Jennifer Cabala StartupDay was this Saturday and a great community success. It had great buzz, turning #startupday into a twitter trending topic… Read More

Just 6 Days Left Until StartupDay

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Jennifer Cabala There are just 6 days and a handful of tickets left for StartupDay 2011!  When you register for StartupDay 2011not… Read More

Get 50+ Coffee Meetings with Top Thought Leaders – Book Review of Do More Faster

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Lewis Lin Lewis Lin is the CEO of Timber Software, a start-up focused on enterprise communication. Previously, Lewis led product development teams at… Read More

Dear Community: Update on TechStars Seattle

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Andy Sack We have gotten under way here at the Seattle TechStars offices. With the first 3 weeks of the 13-week program… Read More

When Data Is Wrong

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Aaron Franklin I love data. When I was a business analyst at Microsoft, I loved unearthing insights that moved the business forward…. Read More

Please Help Stack the Deck for Seattle Startups!

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Scott Porad Over the last several years, South by Southwest Interactive has become one of the premier conferences for Internet startups.  One… Read More

Just Say “No” to PTO

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Gerry Langeler Over the past decade or so, companies have moved from separate “sick time” and “vacation time” allocations to a more… Read More

Time is Running out to Save on StartupDay

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Jennifer Cabala I’m really excited about StartupDay 2011 coming up September 17th. We have amazing founders who are also known as being… Read More

Launching on Lifehacker

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Aaron Franklin On Friday, LazyMeter launched on Lifehacker. Our website logged over 10,000 unique visitors, and over 1/3 signed up for the product…. Read More

GROW Conference Connects Pacific Northwest with Silicon Valley (sponsored)

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Jasmine Antonick Just north from Seattle on August 18, the GROW Conference (held in Vancouver, Canada) is proving the Pacific Northwest and our Canadian… Read More

Tell Me A Story

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Gerry Langeler Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve had two entrepreneurs come into our offices to present their respective companies, only… Read More

n-queens

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Sasha Pasulka I wake up these days and I complain about the mattress. My lower back hurts and my spine feels scrunched… Read More

StartupDay 2011 to Teach Entrepreneurs

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Jennifer Cabala I’m excited to announce StartupDay 2011, the conference for pre-entrepreneurs. Last year’s conference was a tremendous success with a high… Read More

Ideas for Co-working

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Matt Paulin Around Seattle we have Co-working Spaces.  These are large spaces that have been divided up so individuals and small companies… Read More

How to Bootstrap Your Trademark

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Aaron Franklin At first glance, a trademark can be a complicated and expensive legal process. This is the story of how I… Read More

Ideas from the XBox Kinect

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Matt Paulin You probably already know about XBox Kinect. “Kinect for Xbox 360 is a motion sensing input device by Microsoft for the… Read More