Kate Matsudaira

How this startup founder is dealing with pregnancy

When an athlete goes down with injury, the mental frustration and stress that comes with being off the field can sometimes outweigh any physical pain. It’s similar to how Kate Matsudaira felt after she got pregnant 12 weeks ago. The Pop Forms founder and former GeekWire Geek of the Week who “defines herself by her work,” recently shared… Read More


Kate Matsudaira jumps from SEOMoz to Decide.com

Kate Matsudaira has left her vice president of engineering post at SEOMoz to join the growing team at Decide.com, GeekWire has learned. Matsudaira, who spent the past two years at SEOMoz, will serve as vice president of engineering at the Seattle upstart. The University of Washington computer science grad says she’s looking forward to her new… Read More


Why startups fail: Lack of focus

At the Lean Startup Seattle meetup last week, Madrona Venture Group’s Greg Gottesman explained the importance of entrepreneurial focus. After all, at least as the Seattle venture capitalist sees it, the best startup ideas are those “where you figure out what you can be the the best in the world at.” That’s a tall order… Read More