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


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


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 CEO Dawn Lepore and many others. The audience will be filled with startup CEOs… Read More


The Seattle 10: How to get your world-changing business idea on a giant cocktail napkin at Seattle’s history museum

Oh, the wonderful cocktail napkin. Yes, it’s perfect for wiping up mini-messes at the bar, or keeping drink condensation to a minimum. But this peculiar paper product also has formed the perfect canvas for countless entrepreneurial brainstorms over the years, some better than others. Now, we’re turning to the cocktail napkin to tell the stories… Read More

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GeekWire Calendar: Startup Week, BrickCon, and more events to thrill and chill

I don’t know about you, but October happens to be my favorite month. It’s when all the ghouls, ghosts, and geeks come out! October is the month for watching scary movies, touring haunted houses and attending some electrifying events at Seattle’s Startup Week! It’ll be scary… how much you’ll learn! Mmmwhahahahaha! No seriously, check out all… Read More


Introducing Seattle Startup Week: A full slate of events — plus fun collectible cards!

There’s so much percolating in Seattle’s startup ecosystem. We see it everyday in the companies we cover, checking out innovative ideas; meeting inspiring entrepreneurs and discovering revolutionary products that change how we work, play, travel and communicate. Of course, one of the best ways to tap into the startup ecosystem is to actually get out and… Read More


Using Facebook to predict the future, and save lives: Special meetup with Seattle Children’s Research Institute

Facebook posts often seem like throwaway items, but they can actually serve as an early warning system to identify young adults at risk of substance abuse, depression or worse. That’s the underlying premise of work being done by Dr. Megan Moreno and her team at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Their research also points… Read More


Photos: GeekWire Summit 2013

The 2013 GeekWire Summit was no doubt action-packed, whether it was hearing industry vets talk about Microsoft’s next CEO or watching high school students describe their awesome inventions. It was great having more than 700 of you from the community join us on Thursday and we hope everyone had a fantastic time. We’ve captured the entire… Read More