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Former Pivotal Software colleagues raise $4.7M for Seattle c…

Moderne co-founders Olga Kundzich and Jonathan Schneider. (Moderne Photos) New funding: Moderne landed $4.7 million for its software that helps developers save time by automating code migration and fixes. The Seattle-based company was founded by Olga Kundzich and Jonathan Schneider, former colleagues at Pivotal Software, which was acquired by VMware in ...

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VCs back ‘vanlife’ as Seattle travel startup Cabana raises $…

(Cabana Photo) Seattle-based startup Cabana is riding interest in “vanlife” travel and just landed $10 million to fuel growth of its service that brings together camping, car sharing, and boutique hotel luxuries. The startup, launched by former Seattle Department of Transportation head and Lime exec Scott Kubly, allows campers to ...

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Why NBA superstar Steph Curry just invested in Seattle pay e…

NBA star Stephen Curry. (Aubrie Pick Photo) Seattle pay equity startup Syndio has scored more than $30 million in funding in its four years, but a new $1 million assist from early-stage investors Penny Jar Capital, announced Monday, is especially noteworthy because the firm is anchored by NBA star Stephen ...

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Athira Pharma CEO Leen Kawas placed on leave, shares sink mo…

Athira Pharma CEO Leen Kawas at the 2018 GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Athira Pharma CEO Leen Kawas has been placed on temporary leave until the Seattle area biotechnology company completes a review “stemming from doctoral research Dr. Kawas conducted while at Washington State University.” Shares fell sharply ...

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Microsoft names CEO Satya Nadella chairman of the board…

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the Microsoft Build developer conference in Seattle in May 2019. (GeekWire File Photo / Kevin Lisota) Microsoft announced Wednesday that CEO Satya Nadella will take take on the dual role of chairman of the company’s board, replacing independent director John Thompson. “In this role, Nadella ...

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Space nuclear power is nearing critical mass as the final fr…

An artist’s conception shows a spacecraft firing up its nuclear thermal propulsion system. (DARPA Illlustration) The idea of putting nukes in space may sound like a national security nightmare, but the right kind of nukes are likely to be a must-have for long-term space exploration. At least that’s the way ...

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