Hey, I'm Dan! I'm the CEO of Plus and a venture partner at Madrona. I write the DL, a newsletter about tech in the Pacific Northwest

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Announcing... DL Dossiers (New in 2021!)

If you’re a DL subscriber, you probably follow the PNW startup and venture landscape pretty closely and you might’ve wondered to yourself, “What are the best startups in Seattle that I should be paying attention to?”


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Special announcement 🎉: Sarah and I are expecting a baby boy next month!


Five Years of PNW Venture Capital

I’ve been at Madrona for five years now, which means I’ve finally reached a kindergarten-level understanding of startups and investing! 🥳 In celebration, here’s a look back at how the PNW startup market has changed over those fiv


Vancouver, WA on the front page of Reddit 👏

Of course, Reddit was quick to point out that Batman’s mask doesn’t cover his mouth or nose. 😆


Learn, Speak Up, Do Something

Black Lives Matter. There are so many powerful stories, essays, and videos to describe how the Black community feels right now, and it’s impossible to read and watch without feeling heartbroken and outraged.