Expansion & Relocation

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Jeff Bezos-backed indoor farming startup Plenty opens 100K square-foot facility in Seattle region

Credit: Taylor Soper, Geekwire An indoor farming startup backed by some of the biggest names in tech has arrived in Seattle, expanding its effort to change how people eat fruits and vegetables. Plenty grows its plants in 20-foot tall towers inside a climate-controlled facility with LED lights. Plenty today announced that […]

Arm accelerates investments in AI, IoT and Cloud with new Seattle office

Credit: ARM Community Blog Driven by 17+ billion Arm-based processors sold last year and an updated brand, Arm sees Seattle region as key to future of AI. Arm is pleased to announce the opening of our Seattle office. Recently, we celebrated the one-year mark since Arm officially became part of […]

Microsoft backs Seattle-Vancouver high-speed rail study as Cascadia conference aims to deepen ties between regions

Credit: Geekwire, Nat Levy Pacific Northwest business and political leaders on both sides of the Canadian border announced today a series of agreements to strengthen relationships between Seattle, Portland, Vancouver B.C. and the surrounding areas. The new partnerships, made ahead of the second Cascadia Innovation Corridor conference in Seattle this week, focus […]

The future is serverless: IOpipe raises $2.5M from Madrona, NEA, and Underscore to build monitoring tools for serverless computing

Credit: Geekwire, Tom Krazit One common thread among emerging enterprise technologies is that early adopters can quickly find themselves flying blind, stuck with monitoring tools that weren’t built with that tech in mind. Serverless development looks like it might turn into one of those technologies, and Seattle’s IOpipe has raised $2.5 million […]

Workshop: Pacific Northwest Startup Ecosystems

Pacific Northwest Startup Ecosystems Learn about Pacific Northwest startup ecosystems – ecosystems we will cover include Eugene, Bend, Portland, Vancouver, Victoria and Anchorage. Topics include: • Startup and technology initiatives as economic development strategies. • Regional funding sources for startups raising capital. • Ecosystem resources including co-working spaces, incubators/accelerators and […]

Why Vancouver Is Becoming North America’s Next Big Tech Scene

Credit: Fortune.com, Clay Dillow Christy Clark was kind enough not to mention the U.S. or its new President by name—at least not at first. But with talk of “Muslim bans” and H-1B visa restrictions swirling, the British Columbia Premier’s message to companies both Canadian and American was unmistakable: If the U.S. won’t […]

Bellevue’s Auth0 raises $30M to fuel international expansion

Credit: Geekwire, Tom Krazit Identity is the bedrock of so many internet services, both personal and professional. Secure, easy-to-use identity management systems are in high demand by consumer-facing companies that also need to manage their own employee application logins, and Auth0 is ready to go after more of those organizations with new […]

Jama Software opens European HQ with company co-founder at the helm

Credit: Portland Business Journal, Malia Spencer Jama Software opened its first overseas office with a European headquarters in The Netherlands. The office is in Amsterdam and it will be led by company co-founder Eric Winquist, who has already relocated, according to the company. Winquist was CEO of the company until […]

New investment fund established for startups in Eugene, Oregon.

More good news this morning out of Eugene, Oregon, as Joe Maruschak, Director of RAIN Eugene (Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network) announced the creation of the Coast to Crest (CR2) Investment Fund for Lane County startups. According to Maruschak, “the entrepreneurial landscape in Lane County is evolving and conditions are […]