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Front Desk reels in $1M to help business owners manage scheduling, admin

Front Desk, the Seattle startup that helps businesses manage scheduling and other administrative tasks, has raised an additional $1 million from some of the region’s top angel investors. The Seattle company, led by former T-Mobile and Expedia analytics guru Jon Zimmerman, raised the cash from Second Avenue Partners, Version One Ventures, Zillow co-founders Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink,… Read More

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Rich Barton, Nick Hanauer bankroll stealthy Front Desk

Some entrepreneurial ideas are born in the lab. Jon Zimmerman’s latest entrepreneurial effort emerged at the Crossfit gym that he co-owns in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Encountering paperwork challenges at the gym, Zimmerman figured there had to be a better way to streamline the daily activities that many small businesses encounter. Zimmerman joined with another former… Read More