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Why this founder left the Bay Area for Portland

Portland is certainly growing as a national startup hub and one San Francisco founder frustrated with Bay Area scene is making the move north to the Rose City. Tom Dale, who co-founded San Fran-based development startup Tilde.io and created JavaScript framework Ember.js, just penned a blog post titled, “San Francisco, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down.”… Read More

Christian Chabot at the GeekWire Meetup earlier this year.

Patience, perseverance and passion: Video highlights from our talk with Tableau CEO Christian Chabot

We had a great conversation with Tableau CEO Christian Chabot Wednesday evening at our GeekWire Meetup. Chabot talked about several interesting topics, from why entrepreneurs should avoid venture capital to the power of perseverence over pivoting to Seattle as a startup city. You can check out the video highlights above, followed by some additional thoughts from our attendees…. Read More

Tableau CEO Christian Chabot.

Tableau CEO Chabot: Seattle is the promised land of startup America

We had a stimulating conversation with Tableau CEO Christian Chabot yesterday at our GeekWire Meetup. Chabot touched on a number of really interesting topics and had good perspective on Seattle as a startup city. Chabot co-founded Tableau back in 2003 down at Stanford University but decided to bring the visual analytics software business up north to the… Read More