Venture Capital

Overall VC deal count nationwide was tepid, however, raising concerns about financing trends in the ‘startup ecosystem’

Overall VC deal count nationwide was tepid, however, raising concerns about financing trends in the ‘startup ecosystem’

Techstars program seeks to propel the growth of a diverse group of venture-backed startups

Program seeks to propel the growth of a diverse group of venture-backed startups

Gridiron stars Aaron Rodgers, Alex Smith, Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin are among the elite pro players supporting the Seattle-based Vicis and its innovative football helmets.

Gridiron stars Aaron Rodgers, Alex Smith, Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin are among the elite pro players supporting the Seattle-based Vicis and its innovative football helmets.

Investments in Seattle area venture companies climbed 23 percent to $1.57 billion last year.

This year is likely to be a record-setting one for venture capital investments. Through nine months, the amount invested in Washington has already eclipsed 2016's total.

Investments in venture-backed companies in Washington state climbed to $735 million in the first half of 2017, up 45 percent from the year before .