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AUTHORS: S. Somasegar and Chris Picardo | April 14, 2021

We are excited to announce our investment in PlexTrac today. Madrona co-led the Series A round with Atlanta-based Noro Moseley Partners and participation from existing investors including StageDot0. We have been working with Dan for nearly a year and we are thrilled to be joining for the next stage of the PlexTrac journey. PlexTrac is… LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: S. Somasegar | March 31, 2021

Our core strategy at Madrona is to partner with the best in-class entrepreneurs working on solving huge problems using technology and be there from Day One for the long run. This often means that we engage with entrepreneurs even before they start a company. That is exactly what happened with Common Room and Linda Lian, and… LEARN MORE >

AUTHORS: Oren Etzioni and Matt McIlwain | March 18, 2021

Originally published on TechCrunch.com Startups are leading the way. The introduction of GPT-3 in 2020 was a tipping point for artificial intelligence. In 2021, this technology will power the launch of a thousand new startups and applications. GPT-3 and similar models have brought the power of AI into the hands of those looking to experiment… LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: Steve Singh | March 8, 2021

I’m excited to announce that John Torrey is joining Madrona as a Venture Partner. I’ve worked with John closely over many years. Hiring him away from a Wall Street firm to come help build Concur was one of the best hiring decisions we made at Concur. John is a builder of businesses and he will… LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: Steve Singh | March 4, 2021

In every role I’ve ever had, I’ve always wanted the ability to understand my business as it happens. I want to know what’s happening in product development, what features my customers are using, how employee satisfaction is changing, what is happening on the revenue front – all at the moment I want to know it…. LEARN MORE >


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In this episode of Founded and Funded, Anu Sharma continues her deep dive into commercial open source projects and talks to Jeremiah Lowin, the founder and CEO of LEARN MORE >

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Going back to the archives to bring forward one of our most popular episodes which is a deep dive on Hope Cochran’s journey to investor, public board member and colleague.  She tells… LEARN MORE >

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In this episode of Founded and Funded, Madrona Managing Director, Scott Jacobson, and co-founder and CEO of Knock, Demetri Themelis, team up to talk about Knock’s fundraising journey. Deciding… LEARN MORE >

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In this episode, we team with Madrona Partner, Anu Sharma who hosts her own podcast, Traction, as she talks to the founder of former Madrona portfolio company Heptio,… LEARN MORE >

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Strike Graph, a company started by two tech guys, and funded in mid 2020 with just an intern, is now growing and serving customers.  It is also two… LEARN MORE >


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