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Video tour: WhitePages shows off remodeled office with kegerator, hydraulic desks and modern great room

Just a few weeks ago, WhitePages turned a huge page in the company’s history when it bought out its venture capital investors, paying $80 million to buy back shares from Technology Crossover Ventures and Providence Equity. But that’s not the only big change happening to the 16-year-old Seattle company. WhitePages has completely renovated its offices on… Read More

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Launch Pads: Groundspeak, center of the geocache universe

It’s a big month for Groundspeak, the Seattle company in the middle of the geocaching boom. On Saturday Aug. 18, a little more than a week from now, geocachers from around the world will descend on Groundspeak’s home in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood for the 2012 Geocaching Block Party, on International Geocaching Day. Geocaching is a… Read More

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Launch Pads: Simply Measured turns photo studio into HQ

Tucked above a hair salon in a former photo studio in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood is the 5,000 square-foot “global headquarters” of Simply Measured. The profitable and fast-growing social media analytics startup moved into the space six months ago after it was unable to locate space near its former home near South Lake Union. Team GeekWire… Read More