A Call to Action for Angels in Cloud City
- S. Somasegar and Linda Lian
We are thrilled to announce Essential (essential.to), which is the third spin-out from Madrona Labs. Essential provides intelligent messaging experiences for businesses and was born from our real-world experience building and working with companies that have figured out how to build large, transactional businesses on top of messaging platforms…. READ MORE
Seattle and Vancouver have a huge opportunity to reduce congestion, improve the travel experience, reclaim productive hours and reduce accidents on the I-5 Cascadia Corridor by implementing a plan over the next decade that accelerates the introduction of autonomous vehicles on the corridor. Committing… READ MORE
Every VC-backed company board gets to evaluate company exits from time to time and often these decisions occur when there is an opportunity to raise more capital. If you have been in the industry for a while, you have experienced various forms of the three main types of late-stage… READ MORE
World-class teams, compelling problems to solve and sustainably differentiated solutions. These are ingredients for a promising venture investment. At Madrona, we usually focus on early-stage companies that are differentiated through information technology and based in the Pacific Northwest. We believe, now more than ever, our strategy will help build… READ MORE
Every decade, a set of major forces work together to change the way we think about “applications.” Until now, those changes were principally evolutions of software programming, networked communications and user interactions.
The 2016 Data Science Summit just wrapped up in San Francisco and it was bigger and better than ever. With over 1,300 attendees over two days, the conference combines business and academic leaders in a broad mix of machine learning areas – bringing together the latest in research with… READ MORE
It is exciting and super fun for me to announce our seed investment in Shyft and to welcome the team to our Madrona family.
Shyft serves the huge market of shift workers worldwide – from retail to food service and beyond. They make it very easy for these hourly… READ MORE
Trying to go to the moon, but today we’re at the top of a tree
You can hardly talk to a technology executive or developer today without talking about artificial intelligence, machine learning, or bots. Madrona recently hosted a conference on ML and AI bringing together some of the biggest… READ MORE
Today we interact with many intelligent applications like the Google and Bing search engines, Spotify and Netflix media services, and the Amazon shopping experience. The… READ MORE