GeekWire Awards: Vote for Hire of the Year

We’re back for another round of voting in the GeekWire Awards. And today’s category — Hire of the Year — is a critical one as companies engage in an all-out war for talent. This category is presented by Summit Group Solutions, and it marks one of three remaining categories in the Awards voting process.  We… Read More

Matthew Schiltz

After Symform stint, Matthew Schiltz takes charge at cloud startup Tier 3

Seattle technology executive Matthew Schiltz has landed a new startup gig — just a week after he left cloud storage startup Symform. Schiltz’s new employer is Tier 3, an enterprise cloud management platform startup backed by Madrona Venture Group, Ignition, Intel Capital and others. Bellevue-based Tier 3, which raised $10 million last September, touted 100… Read More


Cloud startup Tier 3 raises $10 million

Tier 3, a Bellevue upstart that helps businesses manage IT infrastructure in the cloud, has raised $10 million in new financing. Backers of the 50-person company include Ignition Partners and Madrona Venture Group, two of Seattle’s most prominent venture capital firms. Intel Capital, the venture arm of the semiconductor giant, led the round. “We are big… Read More