Robbie Cape

Time Inc. buys family scheduling app Cozi

Seattle startup Cozi, founded in 2005 by former Microsoft manager Robbie Cape, has been acquired by Time Inc. in a deal of undisclosed size. The company, with about 10 million users, developed a Web site and mobile application designed to help families better schedule activities. “Cozi is a terrific fit for Time Inc.,” said Time… Read More


Zillow, Glympse win Webby Awards for tech achievements

A few Seattle startups were honored for their tech innovations at the 18th annual Webby Awards, an Oscars-style bash for Internet innovation, creativity and other wacky stuff. Real estate website Zillow, location-sharing technology startup Glympse and family organizer app Cozi all won awards. Zillow, which was nominated in two categories, took home both a Webby and a “People’s… Read More

Category sponsor Brett Greene of Fresh Consulting with Haiku Deck founders Adam Tratt and Kevin Leneway, winners of App of the Year.

Zillow, Haiku Deck, Tred nominated for Webby Awards honoring top apps, websites

Nominations were released today for the 18th annual Webby Awards, the Oscars-style bash for Internet innovation, creativity and other wacky stuff. As usual, Seattle area companies are well represented on the list of nominees, which spans categories in digital advertising, film, writing, website and mobile apps. There are eight Seattle-related innovations up for this year’s Webby… Read More


Here’s the iPhone app supermodel Gisele Bündchen uses to organize her busy family life with star QB Tom Brady

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen seems to have it all — extreme wealth; off-the-charts beauty; and a superstar quarterback for a husband in Tom Brady of the New England Patriots. But how does the 33-year-old mother and entrepreneur keep things organized? Well, according to a recent story in The Wall Street Journal, Bündchen relies on the Seattle family… Read More


Cozi scores cash to help busy families organize their lives

Cozi, the Seattle startup which helps busy families manager calendars, track locations and find babysitters, has raised an additional $5.7 million, according to a SEC filing. Last year, the company raised $3 million, and CEO Robbie Cape told us that things were “on fire” at the company as it signed up about 20,000 new members… Read More


Cozi’s new apps help parents entertain kids, schedule sitters

Cozi, which has nearly 8 million users for its family organization tools, is expanding its lineup to help parents find babysitters and train the next Picasso. The Seattle-based startup released four new apps Wednesday: Cozi Sitter Finder, Cozi Kids Coloring+, Cozi Password Vault and Cozi Family Locator. The current free Cozi app, which works across iOS, Android… Read More

Robbie Cape

Cozi raises $3M, plans to bolster premium calendar offering as CEO says things are ‘on fire’

With key partnerships in place with the likes of Dell Computer and T-Mobile, Seattle  startup Cozi has been adding roughly 20,000 new family members per day. “Things are literally on fire,” said CEO Robbie Cape in explaining the recent growth of the online calendar and family scheduling service. Now, the company is getting a little… Read More


Cozi raises cash to take family calendar application overseas

Cozi has raised an additional $2.5 million, money that the Seattle startup plans to use to expand internationally and further develop its premium offering. Founded in 2005 by entrepreneurs Robbie Cape and Jan Miksovsky, Cozi is an online calendar and organizational tool that’s designed to help families keep track of daily schedules, grocery lists and… Read More


Startup sets world record, lines up 17,782 rubber ducks

Maybe this will go down in the history books as one of the bigger accomplishments in Seattle’s tech industry. Well, let’s hope not. On Sunday afternoon, Seattle startup Cozi set a Guinness World Record for the longest line of rubber ducks. Why? We’re still trying to figure that out. The line — formed in Seattle’s… Read More

Robbie Cape

Startup advice: Take that first step

The key to any entrepreneurial venture is taking that very first step, even if you aren’t sure about step two or three. That was some of the advice passed on Thursday night by Maveron co-founder Dan Levitan, Cozi CEO Robbie Cape and Earth Class Mail CEO Sara Carr who participated in the “Startup And Scale Up” panel… Read More