Hyperlocal news platform DataSphere raises $8 million

DataSphere Technologies already helps power the hyperlocal news sites for TV stations owned by Fisher Communications, Gannett, Meredith and others. And now with a fresh $8 million round of new financing the Bellevue company is looking to add even more. “DataSphere’s dramatic growth trajectory is a reflection of the value it provides to over 100… Read More

Delane Hewett

Geek of the Week: Delane Hewett, DataSphere CTO

Our latest Geek of the Week, Delane Hewett, has been around the Seattle region’s tech community for years, at Boeing and then Microsoft, and now as the technology chief for fast-growing DataSphere Technologies. Continue reading for his answers to our questionnaire — including his favorite causes and technologies; a great take on the present state… Read More


Growth spurt continues at DataSphere; hyperlocal blog platform to hire 220 in Ariz.

DataSphere Technologies may specialize in hyperlocal advertising. But the Bellevue company is undergoing  what can only be described as … hypergrowth. The company, which raised $10 million from OVP Venture Partners, Fisher Communications, Ignition Partners and others last fall, said today that it plans to open a new facility in Tempe, Arizona with room for… Read More