Hey, I'm Dan! I invest in startups at Madrona and write the DL, a weekly newsletter about tech in the Pacific Northwest

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Dan's Top 10 Jeff Bezos Quotes

You’ve all read enough articles about Jeff Bezos stepping down as the CEO of Amazon last week, so I won’t belabor the topic. Instead, here is this week’s grand opus. My top 10 Jeff Bezos quotes… in meme format.

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Elastic: NOT OK. AWS: Fishy.

Open source software (OSS) started as a reaction to companies like Microsoft and Oracle making “unfair” profits

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Amazon Shuts Down Parler

This is probably the most important tech news of last week, but it’s been pretty difficult to follow, so here’s my summary of the key events leading up to Parler’s shutdown:

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Haven Shuts Down

Three years ago, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase teamed up to launch Haven, a joint venture to lower healthcare costs through technology solutions. Here’s what happened:

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Best Prime Day Ever (...for small businesses, at least)

One of the most fun parts of working with startups is celebrating the “best day ever,” “best month ever,” and “best quarter ever” every time there is a big milestone. Of course, for fast-growing companies, every quarter is typical

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