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  • Friday, September 23, 2016

    Apptio Up Nearly 45 Percent After IPO

    Seattle-based Apptio has been seeing a little bit of a pop in the its stock price, after its IPO on Friday morning, and was around $23.14 in afernoon trading, or nearly 45 percent up over its initial public offering of $16.00 per share. Apptio now is trading as APTI on the NASDAQ Global Market....Continue →

     
  • Friday, September 23, 2016

    iovation Tool Uses Machine Learning To Detect Fraud

    Portland-based authentication and fraud prevention software developer iovation said this week that it has rolled out a new tool, which uses machine learning to better predict the trustworthiness or riskiness of an online transaction....Continue →

     
  • Friday, September 23, 2016

    Apptio Prices IPO, To Debut Today On Markets

    Seattle-based Apptio has priced its IPO at $16.00 per share, and will start trading on the NASDAQ Global Market this morning as APTI. The company priced its IPO above its earlier, estimated IPO pricing range of between $13.00 and $15.00 per share. Apptio raises $96M in the offering for the company....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Urban Airship Names CFO, Sales VP

    Portland-based Urban Airship, the developer of mobile analytics and engagement software, named two new executives this morning. Urban Airship said it named Scott Allen as CFO, and Eric Holmen as SVP of Worldwide Sales....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Bigleaf Networks Finds Funding For Adaptive WAN Service

    Portland-based Bigleaf Networks, a developer of a WAN networking service which helps to automatically re-route, provide failover, and load-sharing of WAN traffic, has scored an investment round, the company said on Wednesday. Size of the funding was not announced....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016

    RealNetworks' Glaser Backs Anti-Trump Website, Putintrump.org

    Seattle entrepeneur Rob Glaser--best known for founding RealNetworks--has launched a new website, Putintrump.org, to highlight the connections between Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, and Russian president Vladimir Putin....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Avalara Raises $50M In New Funding

    Seattle-based Avalara announced this morning that it has raised $50M in new funding, for its tax compliance automation software....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    PitchBook Deposes Thomson Reuters At NVCA

    Seatle-based financing data provider PitchBook has deposed Thomson Reuters as the official provider of venture capital and investment data for the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), and will supply all of the venture capital activity reports for the NVCA's venture monitoring....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    TechStars Seattle Grade TrueFacet Finds $6M

    TrueFacet, an online retailer of used jewelry and watches, which had been part of TechStars Seattle, is directly benefiting from its links to Seattle with a new, $6M funding, which it announced this morning....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    Wrench Plans Expansion After Seattle Beta

    Seattle-based Wrench, the Madrona-backed on-site car service and repair service, said it is expanding its service throughout the Seattle-Tacoma-Everett metro area, after a successful beta launch in Seattle earlier this summer....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    Treehouse Adds Virtual Reality Certification Course

    Portland-based online coding school operator Treehouse said this morning that it has launched a brand new, online virtual reality certification, aimed at aspiring virtual reality developers....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    Amperity Sets Erik Selberg As New VP

    Seattle-based Amperity, a startup which is using machine learning for enterprise marketing, has named Erik Selberg as Vice President of Machine Learning. Selberg was most recently at T-Mobile, and had also served at Amazon....Continue →

     
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