Adam Doppelt

Dwellable founder gets résumé from iPhone app developer who claims he created … Dwellable

Adam Doppelt is one of Seattle’s more accomplished entrepreneurs, having previously co-founded Urbanspoon before moving on to his latest startup, the online vacation rental service Dwellable. Doppelt has bootstrapped Dwellable with help from a small team, so you can imagine his surprise this week when a recruiter friend passed on a résumé from an individual who… Read More


Dwellable adds vacation listings for Washington state

Well, if summer ever officially arrives around these parts, Dwellable’s new service might be a nice resource. The Seattle upstart, created last year by Urbanspoon co-founder Adam Doppelt, today is taking the wraps off vacation rental listings for its home state of Washington. That means you can now browse dozens of vacation rental properties from… Read More

Adam Doppelt

Why this developer loves the new iPad, and how Steve Jobs inspired his latest creation

Adam Doppelt is one of Seattle’s top developers, a bootstrapping entrepreneur who was part of the team that created the wildly successful Urbanspoon restaurant directory. Downloaded by millions, Urbanspoon’s iPhone application rose to prominence after Apple featured it in one of the company’s many TV advertisements. But Doppelt was humbled a few years later after… Read More


Tech Moves: Opscode hires F5 vet; Dwellable taps Kriege; and more

Opscode, a cloud computing startup that specializes in infrastructure automation, continues to expand its fast-growing team. The Seattle company has named George Moberly, a former F5 Networks and Blade Logic product development executive, to the position of vice president of product management.  In a statement, Moberly said that Opscode is at the “center of a… Read More


A hunger for the best sci-fi books sparks geek’s latest quest

Adam Doppelt is a developer, tinkerer and accomplished entrepreneur. And he’s also a science fiction geek. Those passions all collided in a new site being launched today called BestSFBooks.  The idea behind the site is pretty simple: Help readers discover the most critically-acclaimed sci-fi titles. Doppelt, who previously co-founded Urbanspoon and is the brains by… Read More

Adam Doppelt

Hawaiian beach vacation from hell sparks Urbanspoon co-founder to start Dwellable

Adam Doppelt Urbanspoon helped transform the way people discover new restaurants. Now, Adam Doppelt, one of the co-founders of that Seattle entrepreneurial success story, is looking to tackle another consumer pain point: vacation rentals. Doppelt and Rob Currie just launched Dwellable, a new startup which faces big-time competition from some deep-pocketed rivals. The idea for the… Read More