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AUTHORS: Ishani Ummat and Matt McIlwain | October 7, 2021

We couldn’t be more excited to announce our investment in Yoodli. We met Varun and Esha a few months ago, but it feels as if we’ve known each other a lifetime. From our first meeting at the AI2 incubator, it was clear to us that this team is special. The energy they brought into the… LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: Steve Singh | October 4, 2021

There were many amazing things about my life at Concur. At the very top were the people I was privileged to work alongside. And how we approached everything we did. A consistent request of everyone, was to “imagine the way the world should work – independent of what is good for us as a company… LEARN MORE >

AUTHORS: Hope Cochran and Ishani Ummat | October 1, 2021

Founders Yaprak and David DeCarmine Today we are thrilled to announce our investment in Game Jolt – a community platform for Gen-Z gamers and creators. We first met CEO, Yaprak DeCarmine, back in 2019 and were immediately struck by her clarity of vision. Quickly, we began to realize that the combination of David and Yaprak… LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: Rania Uppal | September 27, 2021

This past year, Madrona and the Singh Family Foundation initiated and ran an intern program focused on under-represented groups in the technology industry.  A cross-functional team at Madrona worked with outside groups including Summer Search, Rainier Scholars, the Foster School to understand their students’ needs and match them to exciting opportunities within the Madrona portfolio…. LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: Katie Braden | September 20, 2021

This past year, Madrona and the Singh Family Foundation initiated and ran an intern program focused on under-represented groups in the technology industry.  A cross-functional team at Madrona worked with outside groups including Summer Search, Rainier Scholars, the Foster School, and local colleges including Bellevue College to understand their students’ needs and help match them… LEARN MORE >

We are excited to share more about why we led A-Alpha Bio’s Series A round announced today and to congratulate David, Randolph and their team on their vision and progress to date.  A-Alpha is a platform life sciences company unlocking the opportunities to understand and leverage Protein-Protein Interactions (PPIs) for drug discovery.  They are building… LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: John Torrey | August 12, 2021

I am excited to announce that Madrona Venture Group has joined the $130 million Series B round for TaxBit.  TaxBit is our newest investment in an area we helped define – Intelligent Applications. Intelligent Apps combine data and machine learning to provide real-time, actionable insight into business and consumer applications – and we believe Intelligent… LEARN MORE >


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In this episode of Founded and Funded, Madrona Partner, Chris Picardo, sits down with Dr. Ali Ansary, founder & CEO of Ozette. Chris and Ali talk about Ozette’s mission to uncover hidden… LEARN MORE >

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Are you a founder or would-be founder? Madrona Investor, Ishani Ummat, sits down with Shirish Nadkarni, serial entrepreneur, now angel investor and author of FROM… LEARN MORE >

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Starting a company is a lonely business. Finding co-founders can be the solution to this – but what if you don’t know anyone who fits the bill?  Linda Lian of Common Room… LEARN MORE >

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In this week’s episode, investor Matt McIlwain speaks with CEO of Accolade, Raj Singh.  Raj & Steve Singh (now a Madrona investor)  along with Mike Hilton started Concur in… 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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