Ignition’s Cam Myhrvold: The problem in Seattle isn’t money, it’s the entrepreneurial talent

What’s the missing ingredient in Seattle’s startup community?  Is it a lack of smart money? Or a lack of solid entrepreneurs? Well, for one of Seattle’s top venture capital firms the answer is pretty clear: It’s the entrepreneurs.  Cam Myhrvold of Ignition Partners delivered some bitter medicine about the Seattle startup community in remarks Wednesday afternoon at… Read More


SnapIn founder Brian Roundtree scores cash for ‘personal shopper’ service nFluence Media

SnapIn Software was one of the better outcomes in the Seattle technology community in recent years, with the mobile software company selling to Nuance for about $200 million in 2008. Now, SnapIn founder Brian Roundtree — an entrepreneurial and engineering prodigy who started his first company at the age of 12 and later created Redmond-based Action… Read More


SinglePoint raises $1 million, names VC Tom Huseby chairman

Mobile advertising company SinglePoint has raised $1 million in new financing and named veteran venture capitalist Tom Huseby to the board as chairman, GeekWire has learned. Founded in 1996 under the name Wireless Services Corp. by software vet Steve Wood, SinglePoint has survived a number of ups and downs in the wireless business over the… Read More