Expansion & Relocation

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My Picks: Upcoming Startup and Technology Events in the Pacific Northwest

Seattle Sports Tech Hackathon New Tech Northwest (Seattle, Tacoma, Eastside) Vancouver Startup Week 2016 (Canada) Techstars Seattle Info Session (Portland) Techstars Seattle Info Session (Seattle) Immersive Technology Summit Startup Grind (feat. Dan Price, Gravity Payments) Bend Venture Conference (Bend, Oregon)

There is a massive shift happening in the marketplace. What will Seattle do about it?

The Seattle startup and technology community is strong – startups with ‘repeat offender’ CEOs and business models that scale are raising capital; funding is on their side.  AR/VR, machine learning, IoT and data-driven startups dominate the marketplace.  Seattle startup and technology organizations are siloed; collaboration between organizations is still a […]

The Pacific Northwest: Cool Startups Doing Cool Things. Part Three.

Here is another list of startups from around the Pacific Northwest I’ve seen in the last few months – ‘cool startups doing cool things’! 1. Cirkled in – Redmond, Washington –  Compile and track students’ school life achievements. Help them put their best foot forward and increase acceptance rate. 2. StormSensor– Seattle, Washington – Easily […]

Startup Seattle Flowchart – It’s Outdated. So I Developed My Own.

There are no shortage of startup resources in Seattle – design firms, attorneys, Meetups, technology conferences, engineering labs.  The list goes on…and on…and on.  My frustration with Startup Seattle stems from the fact that their website is outdated and lacks a robust and accurate resource list for startups.  Here’s the […]

The Pacific Northwest: Cool Startups Doing Cool Things. Part Two.

Here is another list of startups from around the Pacific Northwest I’ve seen in the last few months – ‘cool startups doing cool things’! 1. Kavout – Bellevue, Washington –  Kavout applies big data technologies, artificial intelligence and machine learning to stock analysis to make finding, screening and analyzing investment […]

Recapping Metabridge 2016 (& Why I Love Kelowna, BC)

Each year, Metabridge selects 15 Top Tech Start-ups to take part in the Metabridge program.  Metabridge is a non-profit supporting the Start-up eco-system, powered by Accelerate Okanagan.  Metabridge hosts collaborative programs for top Tech entrepreneurs to enable them to connect with mentors and serial entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley. Their flagship […]

The Pacific Northwest: Cool Startups Doing Cool Things.

Here’s a list of startups from around the Pacific Northwest I’ve seen in the last few months – ‘cool startups doing cool things’! 1. Tripgrid – Portland, Oregon –  Travel. Planning. Simplified. Everything you need to plan and organize your next trip in one intuitive workspace. 2. Shyft – Seattle, […]

My Take on Your B2B Sales Strategy: Don’t Start with Microsoft and/or Amazon.

I’m going to give you the answer to the test.  But first, lets take a walk down memory lane.  Earlier this year, in March to be exact, I listened to Bob Kelly, the corporate vice president of M&A strategy and business development at Microsoft, and a new advisory board member at 9Mile Labs, […]