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


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