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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Trucking network Convoy raises $62M Series B led by YC's Continuity growth fund; investors include Bill Gates' Cascade, Marc Benioff, Bezos Expeditions   —  It's a warm summer afternoon at the TA Seattle East truck stop in North Bend, Wash., and Jerry Brooks is waiting for business.
Jul 25, 2017, 3:30 AMIn context
Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire:
Amazon has been selling pre-packaged ‘Meal Kits’ to select Amazon Fresh customers, sending Blue Apron's stock down   —  Amazon's newly-discovered desire to begin offering pre-packaged ingredients for home-cooked meals is already a real thing as a selection of Amazon Meal Kits are available on the company's website.
Jul 18, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Residential real estate tech firm Redfin sets IPO terms at $12-$14/share in filing, aiming to raise $100M+   —  Redfin is inching closer to its proposed initial public offering, with the so-called “technology-powered residential real estate brokerage” setting terms for its debut on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
Jul 17, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Home interior design AR app Hutch raises $10M Series A led by Zillow   —  Zillow Group is not only a leading online real estate portal, but now the company can call itself an investor, too.  —  The Seattle-based online real estate powerhouse announced Wednesday that it is the lead investor …
Jul 14, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Mike George, Amazon VP who oversaw Alexa and Echo, is retiring after nearly two decades with the company; he will be replaced by Tom Taylor, SVP Amazon Payments   —  Mike George, the Amazon vice president who oversaw two of the company's most successful products — the Alexa virtual assistant …
Jul 14, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
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
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Ex-Twitter engineers raise $10.5M Series A for microservices management startup Buoyant   —  Buoyant, a 13-person startup led by former Twitter engineers and now backed by a former member of Twitter's board of directors, has raised a $10.5 million Series A round to apply lessons learned …
Jul 11, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft CIO Jim DuBois departs amid layoffs; Kurt DelBene named chief digital officer   —  Microsoft's Chief Information Officer Jim DuBois has left his post, the company confirmed Friday.  —  DuBois was on sabbatical and decided to leave Microsoft as part of the reorganization of its global sales staff …
Jul 7, 2017, 3:45 PMIn 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

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