Map of the local innovation industry.
Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Seattle.
Investor @theorem-ventures, EVP and tech practice lead at Grayling. Formerly co-founder & CEO Atomic, acquired by Grayling.
Finance, Biz Dev @microsoft.
Project Management @nintendo.
Active Angel Investor.
@stanford-university PhD, Early Internet pioneer, 20+ Internet startups including founder/CEO Friend Finder (grew to $300M/year)
CEO of @picnik
Managing Partner at 500 Startups. Ex-Googler & ex-YouTuber. Left-handed. Ballet dancer of ~25 yrs. Go Bears.
Co-Founded Onvia - IPO 2000. EIR Maveron, Global Director education Microsoft, COO World Learning.
@techstars-1 Seattle Director. Founder of Abuzz (sold to NYT), Firefly Network (sold to MSFT)
Consumer-tech obsessed. Believer that brand makes all the difference. Adventurer.
GP @founders-co-op. Director @techstars Seattle. Co-founder @adjacency (ACQ @sapient). Led @patagonia eCommerce. @stanford-graduate-school-of-business, Yale.
Serial seattle start-up guy & seed investor. Founder of Zapd, @inkd, & @imagekind.com. See CuriousOffice.com.
Founder Techcrunch, @crunchfund Partner, blogger at Uncrunched.
Angel investor and former GP at @googleventures. Investor in @optimizely, @parse, @firespotter-labs, @the-climate-corporation and @crittercism. Founded @google-analytics & @google-voice.
Managing Partner at @divergent-ventures
Director at @microsoft Accelerator powered by @techstars-1
Founder and Managing Partner @New Highlands Ventures. Employee @microsoft; @bluecoat-inc | PhD @McGill
Partner @CrossCut Ventures. Early stage VC. SQUARE ENIX former COO, GC, head of business development, mobile, social, online. Advisor, Investor, Friend.
Co-Founder, @neverblue-media., bootstrapped to mid 8 figures rev in 4 years then exited. Angel Investor.
Been in a startup, ran a seed fund and now a VC, but an entrepreneur at heart. A Canadian who lived in the Silicon Valley and took it back home with him.
Founder @enom, @donuts-inc • Studied at @purdue-university
Online & Enterprise Data Visualization @tableau-software, seed round VC investor, founder @sufferhub, family guy, mediocre bicycle racer, expert bacon consumer.
Current - @tableau-software
Worked at @microsoft (MSN, Xbox divisions)
Gabriele Gresta is a world-renowned speaker and considered an expert in digital media and associated technologies, Participative Tv and Finance
Associate at ENVIRON
Managing Director @alliance-of-angels, Focus on investments in the Pacific Northwest
Managing Partner @dapps-fund-i
Board Member @mastercoin-foundation
Triple Major('10) & MS Engineering ('12) @johns-hopkins-university
Founder @unitusseedfund, @pengala • Investor @ncomputing, @corengi
Life sciences VC and early-stage investor with focus and expertise in research tools and synthetic biology. Kauffman Fellow. Operational experience; startup utility player. McKinsey. PhD Genetics. BS Physics. Unafraid of category-defying opportunities.
Message is everything.
Owner Custom Tailored Marketing. Founding team: MedicalRecords.com. Current and former clients: Rhapsody, Dell, Vonage, Intelius, Jones Soda, and KEEN.
Member at Banyan. Partner at @indicator-fund. Advisor to @robinhood. Seed investor to great people with exceptional ideas.
Tech Entrepreneur and Co-Founder @9mile-labs, Founder Lostpedia.com, Co-Founder JupiterHosting, MBA @university-of-washington
Engineer. Worked to make the fail whale extinct at Twitter. Launched rockets and airplanes
Digital Media Executive
Atlas team has invested in over 100 startup and early companies
Investor, Intellectual Property Guru, Smithsonian Laureate CTO at @Majestyk -- founder @instantservice (now Oracle), VirtualOR (now Swedish Medical) -- ingk.com/d
Managing Director of The CAPROCK Group, a $2.5 billion multi-family office.
Business Development Executive
Deeply engaged in machine learning and shifting the data paradigm to pervasive prediction. Prior career at Microsoft.
Founded several companies in Hong Kong.
Entrepreneurial, results-driven with 12+ years in high-tech leadership, driving re-engineering initiatives and process improvements to drive revenue and efficiency.
Director of Marketing @utrip. Worked at Expedia and aQuantive. Studied Business @PLU.
CFP at Strategic Wealth Management and Owner, Strategic Wealth Management
President at Makena Partners, Experienced Recruiting and Software Professional
CEO at Porch (porch.com). Previously, founder/CEO @thriva (<$200K funding) to $60M sale, then Active Network from $65M to ~$400M and an IPO. @stanford-university BS MS '03
Previous: Founded Colusa Software, acquired by Microsoft; Microsoft CVP running product management for $15B business. Now: CEO of Highspot.com.
VP of Marketing at Decide.com
Director BD @parallels. Strong business background.
Also studied EE @brown-university and MBA @wharton-school
Co-Founded Ignition Mobile (sold to A Thinking Ape, inc.) and @AppRebates. YC alum.
Matt Hall is the Global Head of Payment Acceptance for Amazon.com where his role spans strategy, product innovation and business development. In addition to his role at Amazon Matt is an active investor as the Managing Member of Hall Family Management LLC
CEO of MealDrop. VP of Business Strategy at E&T Startup, Past Education Director for Social Entrepreneurship at @brigham-young-university and Regional Manager at Elevate Comms.
Manager @bloompad. Investor - Co Founder @www-anniesbid-com, CEO, Founder @vinyl-solution-inc, Founder @bloompad-group, CEO, Founder @the-big-print