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

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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

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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. 😆

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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.

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What's going to happen to startup fundraising

The stock market is down over 30% since its peak earlier this year, and investors are selling everything. So what’s going to happen to the startup market? Here are my thoughts:

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