How the Gates Foundation and Seattle nonprofit PATH are helping get oxygen to India

How the Gates Foundation and Seattle nonprofit PATH are helping get oxygen to India

PATH coordinated the installation of pressure swing adsorption systems for oxygen generation in medical facilities in India with suppliers. (Courtesy photo of PATH) The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has …

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Seattle startup TwinStrand raises $50M to expand tech that identifies rare genetic mutants

Seattle startup TwinStrand raises $50M to expand tech that identifies rare genetic mutants

Jesse Salk, CEO and Co-Founder of TwinStrand Biosciences. (TwinStrand photo) New financing: Gene sequencing startup TwinStrand Biosciences raised $ 50 million in a Series B round led by Section 32, …

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Seattle startup Modica turns shipping containers into software-driven microfactories

Seattle startup Modica turns shipping containers into software-driven microfactories

Seattle-based Modica builds interconnected systems for microfabrication and houses everything in shipping containers. (Modica picture) As you watch stacks of shipping containers come and go from the Seattle waterfront, you …

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Amazon holding vaccination event for thousands of workers at fulfillment center south of Seattle

Amazon holding vaccination event for thousands of workers at fulfillment center south of Seattle

An Amazon employee is given a mask when entering a fulfillment center in Kent, Washington, before moving to the huge warehouse for package handling. (GeekWire File Photo / Kurt Schlosser) …

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Outreach founders raise $1.7M to build ‘Sims for the enterprise’ with new Seattle startup Spot

Outreach founders raise $1.7M to build ‘Sims for the enterprise’ with new Seattle startup Spot

An example of a GeekWire virtual office created with Spot. (Spot Photos) New financing: Spot, a year-old company led by the founders of billion dollar startup Outreach, has raised $ …

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Why leaders are hopeful the Seattle community can remerge better than ever after the pandemic

Why leaders are hopeful the Seattle community can remerge better than ever after the pandemic

GeekWire’s Civic Conversations panel on Thursday, clockwise from top left: Jane Broom of Microsoft Philanthropies; Kris Hermanns of the Seattle Foundation; Monica Nickelsburg of GeekWire; Gordon McHenry Jr., United Way …

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Can downtown Seattle bounce back? Community leaders discuss how city can rebound after COVID

Can downtown Seattle bounce back? Community leaders discuss how city can rebound after COVID

Panelists at GeekWire’s Civic Conversations event Thursday, clockwise from top left: Gordon McHenry Jr., United Way King County CEO; Chris Gregoire, CEO of Challenge Seattle and former Governor of Washington …

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Bottomless raises $4.5M as Seattle startup grows team and business around smart coffee platform

Bottomless raises $4.5M as Seattle startup grows team and business around smart coffee platform

(Photo without bottom) New financing: Bottomless, the small Seattle startup with big e-commerce dreams, has raised $ 4.5 million in a new Series A funding round to support the continued …

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Google tops 6,300 employees in Seattle area, will invest $7B in new U.S. offices this year

Google tops 6,300 employees in Seattle area, will invest $7B in new U.S. offices this year

Google’s new Seattle campus in Kirkland Urban is taking shape. This photo was taken in December. (Google image) The pandemic may have sent large sections of the Google workforce home. …

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