Ignition’s Cam Myhrvold: The problem in Seattle isn’t money, it’s the entrepreneurial talent

What’s the missing ingredient in Seattle’s startup community?  Is it a lack of smart money? Or a lack of solid entrepreneurs? Well, for one of Seattle’s top venture capital firms the answer is pretty clear: It’s the entrepreneurs.  Cam Myhrvold of Ignition Partners delivered some bitter medicine about the Seattle startup community in remarks Wednesday afternoon at… Read More


After a busy 2011, Madrona promotes three to managing director

2011 was a busy year for Madrona Venture Group, with the Seattle venture capital firm bankrolling 14 new startup companies.  Now, Madrona — which incubated four new companies at its offices — is gearing up for even bigger things. The firm today is announcing that three investment professionals — Len Jordan, Tim Porter and Scott Jacobson… Read More