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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October 2019 PNW Venture Deals

Here are the PNW startups that announced new fundraising rounds in the month of October. These 18 companies raised $480M+ last month!

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🎓 2019 Techstars Alexa Accelerator companies

Last week was demo day for the Alexa Accelerator. Techstars runs programs around the country with different groups like the Air Force, Comcast, Western Union, etc, and this one is a partnership with Alexa...

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September 2019 Venture Deals

$500M+ raised by 20+ PNW startups... Here are the PNW startups that announced new fundraising rounds in the month of September. It’s a long list - people are back at work!

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August 2019 Venture Deals

Here’s a roundup of PNW startups that announced new fundraising rounds in the month of August.

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Seattle seed deal trends

After seeing this great visualization from Tom Tunguz, I worked with the PitchBook team to replicate the analysis for seed trends in the Pacific Northwest. Here are some highlights and areas where I’m excited about new investments

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