GeekWire 200 update: The hottest startups in Seattle tech

During the month of June, companies were moving up and moving off the GeekWire 200, our ranking of the top technology startup companies in the Pacific Northwest. Those climbing up the list include Seattle online photo editing startup PicMonkey, which now ranks #4; and cosmetics startup Julep, which ranks #5. Julep, led by former Starbucks exec and… Read More


GeekWire 200 May Update: Zulily, CreativeLive and Duxter make a move

It’s a big day for the Seattle startup community, with Mayor McGinn this morning announcing a new initiative to support startup entrepreneurs, and our very own GeekWire Awards tonight recognizing the region’s top companies, most innovative technologies and hardest-working geeks. We’ve also just released the latest update to the GeekWire 200, our monthly index tracking the Seattle… Read More


GeekWire 200 April Update: Docusign, Redfin, Avalara and others moving up

Several of the Seattle region’s largest technology companies improved their positions in the new update to the GeekWire 200, our monthly index tracking the Seattle region’s privately-held technology companies, sponsored by Fresh Consulting. Moving up two positions and breaking into the top 10 was Avalara, thanks in part to a jump in external links to the sales tax… Read More


Are Tech Companies Better Digital Marketers? Rival IQ’s insights from the GeekWire 200

[Editor's Note: This post analyzing the GeekWire 200 was written by John Clark, CEO of Seattle-based Rival IQ, which provides tools for companies to benchmark and monitor their competitors and market landscape. Also see this post about the GeekWire 200 April update.] In the last few posts on our Rival IQ blog we’ve explored a couple of… Read More


GeekWire 200 February Update: Big Fish stays on top

Big Fish remains the biggest fish in the Seattle startup community. The Seattle game maker leads the February update to the GeekWire 200, our ranking of the top 200 companies in the region based on publicly available information from LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other sources. It marks the third consecutive month that Big Fish has led… Read More