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PopCap’s John Vechey on the power of listening, and how they turned down a $300M buyout

Entrepreneurs need all sorts of personality traits in order to be effective leaders, from honesty and passion to confidence and fearlessness. But at the GeekWire Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards Thursday night, PopCap Games co-founder John Vechey talked about another skill that often gets overlooked. The power of listening. Vechey, who gave the keynote talk at… Read More

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Startup Awards: Vote for Seattle’s Startup of the Year

Today’s featured category in the Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards is a big one, getting to the heart of what this competition is all about. Startup of the Year recognizes the up-and-comers in the Seattle tech scene, those who are growing fast but haven’t yet entered the world domination phase. From mobile gaming to e-commerce to Web tools… Read More

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Startup Awards: Vote for Seattle’s Do-Gooder of the Year

Today’s featured category in the Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards shines a light on some of the people who work selflessly behind the scenes to make the community stronger. This is one of more than a dozen categories in the Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards, presented by GeekWire. We’ll be featuring one category a day leading up… Read More