The Startup Game! An 8-Bit Entrepreneurial Adventure

It’s time to break out of your cubicle and play the startup game! Land some seed funding, build your team, create a product, take on some venture capital and battle the final boss in this one-of-a-kind entrepreneurial adventure. We’re pleased to present this special video, “Adventure of the Startup Kid,” which was created by the… 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 Awards: Keynote revealed, last chance to vote

We’re gearing up for the GeekWire Awards, May 9 at the EMP in Seattle, and today we’re pleased to announce that the keynote speaker at the event will be Chris DeVore — the startup veteran and angel investor who has played a key role in the advancement of the Seattle region’s technology community through initiatives… Read More


GeekWire Awards: Vote here for Geek of the Year

This is it! The last GeekWire Awards category is ready for voting, and it’s a big one: Geek of the Year. The finalists in this prestigious category include software developers, computer scientists, entrepreneurs, a newly minted sci-fi writer and even a cancer researcher. They were chosen by our GeekWire Awards judges from a large number of… Read More


Geekiest Office Space? Vote here in the GeekWire Awards

Here’s a fun new category in this year’s GeekWire Awards: Geekiest Office Space, where geeky = cool. Cryptograms on the walls, swanky furniture in the lobby, or a hidden room behind the bookshelf? That’s the type of stuff we’re looking for here. This category is presented by Knoll, which is not only serving as a… Read More


GeekWire Awards: Vote for Startup Deal of the Year

OK, geek fans, we’re back for another round of voting in the GeekWire Awards. And today’s category promises to be a fun and competitive one: Startup Deal of the Year, presented by UK Trade & Investment. We’ve got some top-notch companies and firms in the running this year, and we’re curious to see how this one… Read More


GeekWire Awards: Vote for Bootstrapper of the Year

Bootstrapping is not an easy path to building a business. But it also can be extremely gratifying, and the best way for a big payoff down the road. The Pacific Northwest is full of hard-core bootstrappers, those folks who are using their own resources to get their startup ideas off the ground. Today’s category —… Read More

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Scenes from the GeekWire Meetup & Radio Show

Well, that was a ton of fun. Thanks to everyone who joined the GeekWire team last night as we recorded our KIRO Radio show in front of an audience for the first time. It was a thrill for John and me to get out of the studio and hear the feedback from the crowd as… Read More


GeekWire Awards: Nominations now open, tickets on sale

It’s that time of year again. Our very own version of the Oscars — The GeekWire Awards — are taking place May 9th at the fabulous EMP in Seattle. This is one of our favorite events of the year, recognizing some of the most important achievements of innovators and entrepreneurs in the Northwest. This year, the… Read More


GeekWire Bash is today: What to know if you’re going

We’re gearing up for the big GeekWire Ping-Pong & Anniversary Bash later today at the Showbox SODO, and we’re excited that more than 600 of you will be joining us for this one-of-a-kind event. Our team has put together a great lineup for the afternoon and evening — not just the centerpiece ping-pong and foosball… Read More

GeekWire's John Cook with See Sing Lau of WhitePages, intermediate champion, at the 2012 Ping Pong bash. See Sing has moved into the expert division this year.

Ready to compete? Here are your 2013 GeekWire Ping-Pong & Foosball Brackets

March Madness starts Wednesday — at least our version of it. That’s right folks. It’s time for one of the most-anticipated events of the year — GeekWire’s annual ping pong and foosball tournament, taking place at the Showbox SODO south of Safeco Filed on Wednesday. We’re celebrating our 2nd anniversary with some of our favorite… Read More


GeekWire Meetup: The night in pictures and tweets

That was really fun. Team GeekWire was excited to be joined by more than 250 of you last night for the GeekWire Meetup at the Hub Seattle in Pioneer Square. The evening featured an insightful and inspiring conversation with Tableau Software CEO Christian Chabot, who shared his perspectives and lessons learned from building the company… Read More