Hey, I'm Dan! I invest in early-stage startups at Madrona and write the DL, a weekly newsletter about tech in the PNW

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Earnings Highlights from Microsoft and Amazon

Microsoft: “As COVID-19 impacts every aspect of our work and life, we’ve seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months“

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How Will Tech Change Post-COVID?

Coming out of the last crisis, tech companies have done incredibly well, and COVID is driving every organization (and consumer) to adopt new technologies faster than they would have otherwise. So who is best positioned to win?

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How Seattle Businesses Came Together to Fight COVID-19

Fortune wrote a fantastic article last week on how Seattle came together so quickly to respond to COVID-19 in Washington...

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Billionaires Hate Bailing Out Billionaires

A bunch of tech investors and CEOs are criticizing the COVID bailouts because the funds are going to help shareholders (i.e., the 1% who own 50%+ of all equity) at the expense of employees and taxpayers (who will foot the bill).

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Going Back to Work with Starbucks and Microsoft

Starbucks and Microsoft both have large businesses in China, so last week they shared some of their learnings about reopening in China with the Seattle business community...

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