No Seattle VCs made the Forbes' Midas List. Photo: Mark Herpel

Guess how many Seattle VCs have the Midas touch?

Each year, Forbes ranks the top 100 venture capitalists. The “Midas List” — as the ranking is called — attempts to identify those investors who are building the most valuable technology and life science companies. It is easy to pick apart any list, especially one related to the nebulous world of venture capital. And this… Read More


Microsoft: Shareholders should vote annually on exec pay

At Microsoft’s annual meeting next month, the company’s shareholders will hold an advisory vote weighing in on the company’s executive compensation — giving either a thumbs up or a thumbs down overall. It’s the second “say on pay” vote since the company instituted the practice in 2009, following the national corporate trend. Separately this year,… Read More