Children’s books on steroids: Nation9 brings stories to life on your tablet

Sometimes, we all wish we could go back to being a lovely little toddler again. That’s even more true with what startup companies like Nation9 are doing to revolutionize children’s books. Seattle-based Nation9 is a next-generation digital and interactive publisher. The company, founded in November 2011 and based in Kirkland, publishes its own line of… Read More


Novel scores $1.6M, looks to transform how companies hire

Novel Inc., a Redmond startup that uses game mechanics to help corporations hire more qualified employees, has raised $1.6 million in funding, according to a SEC filing released today. In an email to GeekWire, a company representative declined to comment. Founded in 2009 by Brayden William Blaine Olson, the company raised initial capital from former… Read More