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Tech Moves: Wiki creator Ward Cunningham joins New Relic; John Doerr named to Zynga board; and more

Ward Cunningham, the Portland software developer who is credited with developing the wiki, has joined New Relic as a staff engineer. He will continue to be based in Portland, where New Relic has a growing engineering staff. “New Relic has changed the way software gets built by introducing production usage data into agile development processes,”… Read More

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Angel groups in Seattle: How they’re doing, what they cost

Over the past three days, GeekWire Chief Business Officer Rebecca Lovell and I both have moderated panels about the state of angel financing in Seattle. The discussions have been lively, and fun. [Previously: Angel mind meld: What early-stage investors really want] But, at the end of the day, what entrepreneurs really want to know is where… Read More

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Angel group sees record activity in 2011

Venture capital investments in Washington state took a negative turn last year, falling 16 percent to $540 million. But while venture capitalists didn’t invest as much as they used to in the region, at least one angel group said its members are picking up the pace. The Keiretsu Forum Northwest, made up of angels in… Read More