The people behind the ideas.
The ideas behind the companies.

Common Room
Common Room’s
Linda Lian
on integrating community into your company
Pendulum
Pendulum’s
Mark Listes
on finding hidden narratives in social media
OctoAI
OctoAI’s
Luis Ceze
on bringing ML to all platforms
Flexe
Flexe’s
Karl Siebrecht
on transforming the logistics industry
Spotnana
Spotnana’s
Sarosh Waghmar
on challenging a decades-old industry
Highspot
Highspot’s
Robert Wahbe
on customers, AI, and building relationships that last
Nautilus Bio
Nautilus Bio’s
Sujal Patel and Parag Mallick
on the proteome
SeekOut
SeekOut’s
Anoop Gupta
on hiring and untapped talent pools
Rover
Rover’s
Aaron Easterly
on the love of pets and finding the right partners
RelationalAI
RelationalAI’s
Molham Aref
on finding investors who believe in your passion
Statsig
Statsig’s
Vijaye Raji
on using data to build better products
Crowd Cow
Crowd Cow’s
Elizabeth Liu
on the power of e-commerce to transform an industry

Company List

  • Amperity
    Amperity is the leading Customer Data Platform provider that helps companies use data to improve marketing performance, build long-term customer loyalty and drive growth. Amperity's flagship enterprise CDP is used by many of the world's most loved brands, such as Alaska Airlines, Crocs, Endeavour Drinks, Kendra Scott, Kroger, Lucky Brand, Planet Fitness, Seattle Sounders FC, Under Armour and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
    Initial Investment
    2016
    Amperity is the leading Customer Data Platform provider that helps companies use data to improve marketing performance, build long-term customer loyalty and drive growth. Amperity's flagship enterprise CDP is used by many of the world's most loved brands, such as Alaska Airlines, Crocs, Endeavour Drinks, Kendra Scott, Kroger, Lucky Brand, Planet Fitness, Seattle Sounders FC, Under Armour and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
    CEO
    Berry Padgett
    Initial Investment
    2016
  • Anomaly
    Anomaly is streamlining healthcare payments—reducing healthcare costs and complexity. Over $300B is lost every year to avoidable denials and payment errors, impacting the affordability of healthcare. Anomaly is working with the country’s largest healthcare companies to enable instant, accurate healthcare payments. Our AI-enabled products integrate in the claims flow, analyzing billions of transactions to predict and prevent payment issues before they occur. Our fast-growing team brings together top engineering and healthcare talent committed to making healthcare more efficient and affordable.
    Initial Investment
    2020
    Anomaly is streamlining healthcare payments—reducing healthcare costs and complexity. Over $300B is lost every year to avoidable denials and payment errors, impacting the affordability of healthcare. Anomaly is working with the country’s largest healthcare companies to enable instant, accurate healthcare payments. Our AI-enabled products integrate in the claims flow, analyzing billions of transactions to predict and prevent payment issues before they occur. Our fast-growing team brings together top engineering and healthcare talent committed to making healthcare more efficient and affordable.
    Founders
    Jacob Shiff
    Jon Hoffman
    Initial Investment
    2020
  • CommerceIQ
    CommerceIQ is the leading Retail Ecommerce Management Platform, powering profitable market share growth for consumer brands across 450 global online retailers in 41 countries. CommerceIQ’s all-in-one platform applies machine learning across sales, supply chain, and retail media automations, along with digital shelf analytics, to create a single source of truth that empowers brands to boost share-of-voice (SOV), minimize out-of-stock (OOS), optimize assortment and inventory, and prevent revenue leakage. More than 2,200 brands globally, including Nestle, Colgate, and Whirlpool, trust CommerceIQ to manage and grow their retail ecommerce businesses across global retailers including Amazon, Walmart, and Instacart.
    Initial Investment
    2014
    CommerceIQ is the leading Retail Ecommerce Management Platform, powering profitable market share growth for consumer brands across 450 global online retailers in 41 countries. CommerceIQ’s all-in-one platform applies machine learning across sales, supply chain, and retail media automations, along with digital shelf analytics, to create a single source of truth that empowers brands to boost share-of-voice (SOV), minimize out-of-stock (OOS), optimize assortment and inventory, and prevent revenue leakage. More than 2,200 brands globally, including Nestle, Colgate, and Whirlpool, trust CommerceIQ to manage and grow their retail ecommerce businesses across global retailers including Amazon, Walmart, and Instacart.
    Founder
    Guru Hariharan
    Initial Investment
    2014
  • Echodyne
    Echodyne designs and builds advanced radar solutions that unlock new capabilities for intelligent systems and autonomous machines and shatter price-performance barriers for sensor arrays. Our combination of patented metamaterials electronically scanned array (MESA®) technology with powerful software ultimately means significantly greater situational awareness that increases safety and saves lives. Our first radar is the size of a paperback book, weighs less than a bowling pin, draws less power than a light bulb, and outperforms every comparable radar on the market. We are just getting started. Echodyne delivers commercial radar solutions for end users and integrators in Government and Defense, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS), and Autonomous Vehicle markets globally. The company is based in Kirkland, Washington, and is backed by Bill Gates, NEA, Madrona Venture Group, Baillie Gifford, Vulcan Capital, Vanedge Capital, and Irongrey, among others.
    Initial Investment
    2014
    Echodyne designs and builds advanced radar solutions that unlock new capabilities for intelligent systems and autonomous machines and shatter price-performance barriers for sensor arrays. Our combination of patented metamaterials electronically scanned array (MESA®) technology with powerful software ultimately means significantly greater situational awareness that increases safety and saves lives. Our first radar is the size of a paperback book, weighs less than a bowling pin, draws less power than a light bulb, and outperforms every comparable radar on the market. We are just getting started. Echodyne delivers commercial radar solutions for end users and integrators in Government and Defense, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS), and Autonomous Vehicle markets globally. The company is based in Kirkland, Washington, and is backed by Bill Gates, NEA, Madrona Venture Group, Baillie Gifford, Vulcan Capital, Vanedge Capital, and Irongrey, among others.
    Founders
    Eben Frankenberg
    Tom Driscoll
    Initial Investment
    2014
  • Groundlight
    Groundlight is an AI platform simplifying computer vision integration for businesses, enabling seamless automation, monitoring, and robotics solutions.
    Initial Investment
    2022
    Groundlight is an AI platform simplifying computer vision integration for businesses, enabling seamless automation, monitoring, and robotics solutions.
    Founders
    Leo Dirac
    Avi Geiger
    Initial Investment
    2022
  • Highspot
    Highspot is the sales enablement platform that increases the performance of sales teams. With the content to engage customers, guidance to land strategy, training to improve skills, coaching to elevate performance, and analytics to inform action, Highspot equips every rep to execute with impact — empowering you to drive strategy and revenue with the full force of your sales team. Highspot has more than 1,000 employees, five global offices, and is trusted by companies across industries and geographies, including Aetna, DocuSign, Siemens, Staples, and Yahoo.
    Initial Investment
    2014
    Highspot is the sales enablement platform that increases the performance of sales teams. With the content to engage customers, guidance to land strategy, training to improve skills, coaching to elevate performance, and analytics to inform action, Highspot equips every rep to execute with impact — empowering you to drive strategy and revenue with the full force of your sales team. Highspot has more than 1,000 employees, five global offices, and is trusted by companies across industries and geographies, including Aetna, DocuSign, Siemens, Staples, and Yahoo.
    Founders
    Robert Wahbe
    Oliver Sharp
    David Wortendyke
    Scot Gellock
    Initial Investment
    2014
  • iSpot.tv
    iSpot.tv helps advertisers measure the brand and business impact of TV and streaming advertising, from concept to airing to conversion. Fast, accurate and actionable measurement and attribution solutions enable advertisers to assess creative effectiveness, enhance media plans and attribute advertising results for cross-platform campaigns, all while benchmarking against competitors and historical norms. Unlike legacy and ad hoc solutions, iSpot is purpose- built to measure the performance of every ad on television with digital-like precision and granularity in real time. With always-on performance insights unified across linear and streaming TV, advertisers can take quick and confident action to consistently drive business results.
    Initial Investment
    2013
    iSpot.tv helps advertisers measure the brand and business impact of TV and streaming advertising, from concept to airing to conversion. Fast, accurate and actionable measurement and attribution solutions enable advertisers to assess creative effectiveness, enhance media plans and attribute advertising results for cross-platform campaigns, all while benchmarking against competitors and historical norms. Unlike legacy and ad hoc solutions, iSpot is purpose- built to measure the performance of every ad on television with digital-like precision and granularity in real time. With always-on performance insights unified across linear and streaming TV, advertisers can take quick and confident action to consistently drive business results.
    Founder
    Sean Muller
    Initial Investment
    2013
  • Numbers Station
    Numbers Station is Automating the Data Stack starting with AI Powered Data Transformation.
    Initial Investment
    2023
    Numbers Station is Automating the Data Stack starting with AI Powered Data Transformation.
    Founders
    Chris Aberger
    Ines Chami
    Sen Wu
    Chris Re
    Initial Investment
    2023
  • SeekOut
    SeekOut is the leading Enterprise Talent Optimization Platform that companies use to quickly hire, grow, and retain great talent while focusing on diversity, technical expertise, and other hard-to-find skillsets. In 2022, SeekOut was named on the Forbes annual list of America’ s Best Startup Employers and CEO Anoop Gupta was crowned GeekWire’s CEO of the Year. Throughout 2021, SeekOut was ranked number two in the B2B category of The Information’s 50 Startups to Watch list, and was included on Madrona’s Intelligent Apps Top 40 list. Founded in 2017, SeekOut has raised $189 million in funding, is backed by Tiger Global Management, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, and Founders Circle Capital and is valued at $1.2 billion.
    Initial Investment
    2019
    SeekOut is the leading Enterprise Talent Optimization Platform that companies use to quickly hire, grow, and retain great talent while focusing on diversity, technical expertise, and other hard-to-find skillsets. In 2022, SeekOut was named on the Forbes annual list of America’ s Best Startup Employers and CEO Anoop Gupta was crowned GeekWire’s CEO of the Year. Throughout 2021, SeekOut was ranked number two in the B2B category of The Information’s 50 Startups to Watch list, and was included on Madrona’s Intelligent Apps Top 40 list. Founded in 2017, SeekOut has raised $189 million in funding, is backed by Tiger Global Management, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, and Founders Circle Capital and is valued at $1.2 billion.
    Founders
    Anoop Gupta
    Aravind Bala
    Vikas Manocha
    John Tippett
    Initial Investment
    2019
  • Unstructured
    Unstructured is the leader in data transformation for enterprise AI.
    Initial Investment
    2023
    Unstructured is the leader in data transformation for enterprise AI.
    Founder
    Brian Raymond
    Initial Investment
    2023