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Man vs. Robot: The ultimate ping pong challenge

As many of you know, we love our ping pong here at GeekWire. In fact, we’ll be hosting our annual GeekWire Anniversary Bash & Ping Pong tournament next Thursday at the Showbox Sodo. We’ve got some awesome players in the lineup this year — including past champions Avi Cavale of Shippable, Sanjay Puri of 9Mile… Read More

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Poll: Who has the best geek mustache in Seattle?

There was a bit of mustache mania going on this past month as dudes everywhere participated in the annual Movember challenge, raising awareness and money for mens’ health by showcasing their staches. We saw some wild and wacky whiskers here in Seattle, asking members of the GeekWire community to submit their handlebars, walruses and horseshoes… Read More

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It’s Movember: So, send us photos of those super staches

Have you noticed a bit more facial hair around the office this month? Yep, it’s Movember — that wonderfully hairy time of year when guys throughout the world show off their handlebars and walruses to the amusement and sometimes disgust of their colleagues, co-workers and family members. It’s all in good fun, with folks raising… Read More

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Geeks Give Back: Support Seattle Children’s Research Institute at this year’s GeekWire Gala

‘Tis the season to get geeky. And give back! We’re getting excited for the geekiest holiday bash of the season, with more than 800 expected at the big GeekWire Gala next Wednesday at the fabulously festive Museum of History & Industry in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. And while we’ll raise a toast to an exciting… Read More

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Meet the Seattle 10: These innovative startups are looking to change the world

Seattle is ripe with innovation. From aerospace to biotechnology to software to retail, startup companies in this moss-covered part of the globe are breaking traditional boundaries, creating groundbreaking ideas that truly could change how we see the world. With that in mind, we’re excited to announce the Seattle 10, presented in partnership with the Museum… Read More

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GeekWire Gala: Tickets now on sale for our big holiday bash

‘Tis the season to get geeky. Back by popular demand, we’re excited to announce one of our favorite events of the year — the GeekWire Gala. Tickets are now on sale for this fun holiday bash —taking place Dec. 4 at the newly-renovated Museum of History & Industry in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. Last… Read More

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VIDEO: Avalara’s ‘Tax Authorities’ victorious at Battle of the Geek Bands

What happens when you combine geeks and rock-and-roll? Well, one badass party. Such was the scene Friday night at the Showbox SoDo, where four rockin’ bands from Seattle-area tech companies took the stage at GeekWire’s inaugural Battle of the Geek Bands. Seven employees from Double Down Interactive got the night rolling with an awesome rendition… Read More

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Startup Day FAQ: What to know if you’re going to our big event and geek bands bash

We’re getting excited for the fifth annual Startup Day event, kicking off Friday morning with remarks by Gov. Jay Inslee and featuring talks by 10 of the region’s top entrepreneurs, including Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman; Glympse co-founder Bryan Trussel, former drugstore.com CEO Dawn Lepore and many others. The audience will be filled with startup CEOs… Read More