The Winners: 2018 Seattle Business Magazine Tech Impact Awards

From the cloud to the classroom, we celebrate the tech sector's best and brightest

This article appears in print in the October 2018 issue. See more about the winners of the 2018 Tech Impact Awards hereClick here for a free subscription.

To many, Washington’s tech sector seems esoteric, otherworldly. The reality, is that tech — the creation of new and better tools — is as ordinary as peanut butter and jelly, as essential as air and water. On the pages that follow, we shine a spotlight on 19 honorees whose efforts and accomplishments affect the lives of millions and improve the economy in Washington state and beyond. Congratulations to the recipients of Seattle Business magazine’s 2018 Tech Impact Awards!

Tech Impact Champion
Hadi Partovi and Trish Millines Dziko 

Category: Financial Technology
Gold: Remitly
Silver: Pushpay

Gold: Avalara
Silver: Skilljar

Gold: Amperity
Silver: Highspot

Silver: Crowd Cow

Gold: Auth0
Silver: Polyverse

Gold: Geocaching

Emerging Companies
Gold: Shyft Technologies
Silver:; Blue Canoe

Gold: Heptio

Gold: Tableau Software
Silver: Cray

Judges for the 2018 Tech Impact Awards*

Kellan Carter, partner, Ignition Partners | Sudip Chakrabarti, partner, Madrona Venture Group Chris DeVore, managing director, Techstars | Leslie Feinzaig, founder & CEO, Female Founders Alliance Steve Hamerslag, cofounder and managing partner, TVC Capital | Tom Hull, CEO, CloudCoreo Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates chair in computer science & engineering, University of Washington Ken Myer, interim executive | Anarghya Vardhana, Partner, Maveron

*Judges do not vote on nominations that might present a conflict of interest.

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