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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Pet-sitting startup Rover raises $65M round led by Spark Capital for international expansion   —  Typically in today's technology world, startup founders sit on one side of the room, pitch ideas to investors, and hope to land funding for their company.  —  But when you're growing as quickly as Rover …
Jul 13, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Ignition Partners managing partner Frank Artale resigns at firms request after allegations of misconduct   —  Frank Artale, a managing partner at Bellevue, Wash.-based venture capital firm Ignition Partners, has resigned at the firm's request after allegations of “misconduct” against him …
Jul 12, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon Prime now has 85M US subscribers, up 35% YoY and double two years ago, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners study finds   —  Amazon continues to add more Prime members who end up spending more with the site, on average, than regular customers.  —  The latest analysis …
Jul 6, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Snap acquires location analytics firm Placed, sources say for $200M+; Placed to continue operating independently   —  Snapchat parent Snap has acquired Placed, a Seattle-based startup that operates a consumer location analytics platform, GeekWire has learned.
Jun 5, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Bill Gates-backed satellite antenna company Kymeta discloses $73.5M round in SEC filing, its largest round to date as total funding approaches $200M   —  Kymeta has raised its largest investment round to fuel development of the company's satellite antenna technology.
Apr 7, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Zillow Group beats expectations with Q4 revenue of $227.6M, up 34% YoY, and says it expects to surpass $1B in 2017 revenue; stock down 5%+   —  Zillow Group expects to reach a new milestone in 2017: the $1 billion revenue mark.  —  The Seattle-based online real estate giant today posted its fourth quarter earnings report.
Feb 7, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Tableau Q4 beats expectations with revenue of $250.7M, up 24% YoY, stock up 14% after hours   —  Shares of Tableau spiked 14 percent in after-hours trading after the data analytics company beat analyst expectations for its fourth quarter earnings report.  —  The Seattle-based company posted revenue …
Feb 2, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Report: VCs invested $69B in 7,350 companies in 2016, down from 11-year peak of $79B in 2015; median exit size was $84.5M, the highest in a decade   —  Venture capital investment activity dipped last year from a record 2015, but returned to normal activity in 2016 and marked the second-highest total in the past 11 years.
Jan 11, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Spare5 relaunches as Mighty AI to fine-tune AI through human input, announces $14M raise led by Intel Capital with participation from Accenture and GV   —  On the surface, artificial intelligence is sexy.  The technology, which has become one of the hottest trends, helps turn products …
Jan 10, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
CB Insights report: top 5 companies most likely to have an IPO in 2017 are Qualtrics, Blue Apron, Zuora, Okta, and Pluralsight, among 369 firms in pipeline   —  There will be more tech companies going public in 2017 than this year.  —  That's the takeaway from CB Insights' fifth annual Tech …
Dec 26, 2016, 9:45 AMIn context

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