AnswerDash co-founders Jake Wobbrock and Andy Ko.

UW spinout AnswerDash launches, names ex-Drugstore.com CEO Dawn Lepore to board

As a first time startup CEO, Jake Wobbrock has learned a lot about his company in the past year. But one of the more important lessons he’s picked up has to do with something a little unexpected: People’s pronunciation habits. “North Americans are not used to seeing a ‘q,’ without a ‘u,’ after it,” Wobbrock said. “It’s confusing.” And so today Qazzow, which… Read More

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Innovation Showcase: E-commerce, learning and medical ventures in the spotlight

Three business ventures ready for commercialization were spotlighted at the Tech Alliance Innovation Showcase at K&L law firm Tuesday afternoon with investors and industry leaders on hand. Here’s a quick rundown of the companies and their pitches. Saltbox Saltbox provides organizations with the ability to aggregate and analyze learning data resulting from multiple training activities. The… Read More