July 12, 2010
Since it launched almost exactly a year ago with a $300 million fund, the venture firm of Andreessen Horowitz has cut a rather high-profile path through the Silicon Valley investing community.
June 18, 2010
As I reflect on my time in the Northwest, I find myself gravitating toward the bigger picture: which areas of technology and business innovation is this region poised to really own over the next few years? After giving us the likes of Microsoft, Amazon, Boeing, McCaw Cellular, and Starbucks, surely Seattle is ready for an encore or two?
June 08, 2010
Each day, the Lead411 research team scours through 600+ press releases and business articles including venture capital fundings, company launches, new office openings, customer press releases, etc. This information has given insight to which are the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Their "Hottest Companies" awards have been created to recognize these fast growing companies in different geographic regions. This particular list originally started with over 700 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 55.
June 01, 2010
Seattle has a few strong anchors already in Amazon.com and Microsoft, and there are a few entrepreneurs who are adopting a go-big or go-home mentality in their next projects. (Apptio's Sunny Gupta and Zillow.com's Rich Barton are two examples).