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S. Somasegar
October 10, 2019

We, at Madrona Venture Group, are excited to invest in Clari, a company applying AI to the multi-layered task of revenue operations.

Earlier this summer, we raised the first Madrona Acceleration Fund and Clari is the first investment out of that fund. The fund’s focus is to invest… READ MORE

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October 1, 2019

Seattle is known for marketplaces, Expedia, Amazon, Zillow, Redfin, Rover.

“Building them is REALLY hard.”

If you are looking to build a marketplace based company – you inherently have two sides and two potential customer groups for whom to optimize.  In the latest episode of Madrona’s podcast, Founded and Funded, Mark… READ MORE

September 17, 2019

In this episode of Founded and Funded, Madrona Managing Director, Len Jordan speaks with the founder of DocuSign and Seven Peaks investor, Tom Gonser. DocuSign is a Seattle success story – and Len was an investor during his previous role at Frazier Technology Partners.

DocuSign was founded during a time… READ MORE

August 29, 2019

Experience is a great teacher! This simple truth is one I have long held dear. We gain information, insights and possibly wisdom from both the real experiences we face and their impact on ourselves and others. And, since we all make good and bad choices, there is an endless… READ MORE

August 27, 2019

In this episode of Founded and Funded, Tim Porter, speaks with Oliver Sharp, co-founder of Highspot about the journey of building the company.  They talk about the inspiration behind Highspot (corporate content you need for your job should be as easy to find as a how to YouTube video),… READ MORE

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Hope Cochran
August 27, 2019

Today, we are thrilled to announce leading Tesorio’s $10m Series A funding round. As a career CFO, I am always looking for ways to automate the back office and to apply modern technologies, such as ML/AI and RPA to the office of the CFO. When you are managing… READ MORE

August 20, 2019

Our second episode of the Founded and Funded podcast features the founder and CEO of Amperity. Amperity works with brands like Starbucks, Alaska Airlines, MGM Resorts, Gap, Planet Fitness, and Brooks Running to help them understand their customers. The company launched in fall of 2017 and from the beginning… READ MORE

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Daniel Li
August 13, 2019

Gaming is a massive, often overlooked market, which has been popping up in headlines, and has a sizable presence in greater Seattle.

To put the magnitude of games in perspective, the highest grossing movie of all time is Avengers: Endgame, which generated ~$2.8 billion of revenue. The popular Grand Theft… READ MORE

August 13, 2019

Teamwork is what enables startups to survive to be successful companies. Building a team takes all kinds of people, coaches, players, business experts and investors. Today Terry Myerson  and S. Somasegar from Madrona and many others including Satya Nadella, Russell Wilson, Ciara, Ben Haggerty (Macklemore), Amy Hood and others… READ MORE

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August 5, 2019

Our first podcast is live – Hope Cochran shares her stories of startup life  – mistakes made and lessons learned in conversation with Principal, Daniel Li.  It was a great conversation and we hope you like it! You can also find this in iTunes, Spotify and SoundCloud with… READ MORE

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