Posts by Marjorie

Thirty Irons in the Fire

Being a startup exec is demanding, yet TimeXtender’s Romi Mahajan finds time to advise 30 other companies The self-made man, the person who has pulled himself up by his bootstraps,…

Round Up Those Startups

There has been plenty of big startup finance news the last several weeks. Apptio finally is going public, and even though OfferUp still isn’t making a dime, it’s now the…

#CompanyCulture

Tips for maintaining workplace culture during expansive growth In the days of office foosball, snacks in the kitchen, employer-supplied beer, and a lax dress code, Tagboard fits right in. The…

OfferUp Raises $119M in Latest Round

OfferUp cofounder and CEO Nick Huzar announced today via the company blog that the garage sale app has closed its latest round of funding with $119 million, led by venture capital firm…

First-Time Home Buyers Struggle to Get into the Market

Home prices continue to soar, and new home buyers struggle to find an entry point into home ownership. “The best opportunity for home buyers to find a home will be in…

EvergreenHealth Appoints new CFO

EvergreenHealth will welcome Tina Mycroft chief financial officer in September. Mycroft will replace Chrissy Yamada, who retired from EvergreenHealth this month after 12 years with the organization. “Tina has an…

Kirkland’s FlatBike Releases Trunk-Sized Bike

One obstacle that keeps people from riding a bike is feeling safe on the roads, or transporting a bike outside the city to a park or mountain trails. Some potential riders…

Apptio Files for IPO

Apptio announced today that it has filed an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Reports show the company has a proposed maximum offering price of $75 million. The Bellevue…

The Drive Event, Safeway Raise $1M for Seattle Children’s Hospital

The Drive charity event, co-hosted by Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Nascar driver Kasey Kahne, partnered with Safeway this year in an effort to raise $1 million for Seattle Children’s…

Auth0 Raises $15M in Series B

Auth0 announced that it raised a $15 million Series B round of financing, led by Trinity Ventures. The Bellevue company has developed a universal platform for authentication and authorization, which…

Seattle Tech Days to Showcase European Tech Industry

This week, the European Business Association wants to break you out of the Puget Sound echo chamber and shed some light of the technological advances happening in Europe. On Aug.…

Public Relations for Startups

Illustration by Alex Schloer

Should you hire a PR firm to help you launch? Nailing down the company’s message is an important yet often overlooked aspect of entrepreneurship. Potential customers have to know what…

Real Estate Market Continues Breaking Records

Home prices are still rising across the Puget Sound, but the month’s supply of listings is beginning to improve slightly, and could mean a slow relief for buyers. “We might…

Lessons from a CEO: BitTitan’s Geeman Yip

After 10 years of bootstrapping, Kirkland darling BitTitan closed a $15 million Series A in June. And, when the first wire transfer from that round was transferred into BitTitan’s account,…

Envelop VR Launches Beta for Windows

Envelop VR announced today that Envelop for Windows is now available to the public through a free download. The software has been in private beta development for the past several…

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