Steve Murch

BigOven tops 8 million app downloads, makes menu planner, grocery list free

Bootstrapping sensation BigOven today is announcing that it has recorded more than eight million downloads of its recipe finder app across iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Nook and Kindle Fire. Not bad for a company that’s been bootstrapped from its earliest days by entrepreneur Steve Murch. In addition to announcing the new app milestone, BigOven also… Read More

Steve Murch in the KIRO-FM studios. (Erynn Rose photo)

BigOven’s Steve Murch: How digital recipes can change the world, starting with dinner

Our guest on the latest GeekWire radio show and podcast was veteran entrepreneur Steve Murch, the CEO of Seattle-based BigOven, which offers online services and apps devoted to recipes, shopping and other aspects of modern meal-making — tapping a large user-generated database of recipes. We talked about a range of topics, including how Murch competes… Read More


Ex-Jobster staffers bake new startup:

We must really like to eat in Seattle. Over the years, I’ve chronicled a number of online recipe and food sites that got their start here, from to BigOven to Foodista to RecipeZaar. So, it shouldn’t surprise that yet another upstart rooted right here in the Pacific Northwest is looking to take a bite… Read More