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Madrona Celebrates 25 Years!

- Alison McCulloch

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August 6, 2020

We have been writing about the Intelligent App Application Stack for over five years – which means we’ve been investing it in for even longer.  And that has not changed in 2020.  We continue to believe that applications will be intelligent.  What has changed over that time is both… READ MORE

July 24, 2020

(Dr. Graham Hughes and Harjinder Sandhu of Saykara)

On the newest Founded and Funded podcast, join Madrona managing director, Tim Porter, as he sits down with Founder, Harjinder Sandhu, and President, Dr. Graham Hughes of Saykara to discuss the future of AI in the healthcare provider’s domain. Saykara is… READ MORE

July 16, 2020

After we wrote  this in depth post – we talked with Coda founder Shishir Mehrotra about the Future of Work and  he had some great insights.  So we did a podcast.  We embedded it at the bottom but you can also find it anywhere you get podcasts. Season 3,… READ MORE

July 14, 2020

This is the third in our series describing our investment themes for 2020 and beyond.

Software is eating the world, but today, most organizations have a limit on how quickly they can build software. While teams want to automate processes, get insights from their data, and build better solutions to… READ MORE

July 10, 2020

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” – Bill Gates, The Road Ahead

Just over a year ago, we wrote about how enterprise infrastructure was being… READ MORE

July 10, 2020

L-R: Joe Heitzeberg, Wagyu Rancher, Msakii Ishii, a Cow in Gorgeous Setting

We’ve seen some brilliant ideas take off by way of crowdfunding, but crowdfunding the protein you eat is was a new take on the idea – and it worked!  In this episode of Founded and Funded, Madrona managing… READ MORE

July 7, 2020

Over these last months of quarantine, we at Madrona have remained very busy, first and foremost working with our portfolio companies to help them navigate the economic turmoil of a global pandemic.  Second, but also importantly, we have continued to invest, adding eight new companies to our portfolio since… READ MORE

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S. Somasegar
July 1, 2020

Today we are announcing our investment in Fauna.

We believe that the next generation of applications will be serverless. Those applications can be completely new, “greenfield” applications – like a dynamic Jamstack web application, or they can be new functionality that is added to an existing application or service… READ MORE

AUTHOR:
Tim Porter
June 18, 2020

We are thrilled to welcome Anu Sharma to the investment team at Madrona. Anu brings to our firm the rare combination of leading cutting-edge products and scaling new services at Amazon Web Services, co-founding her own startup, working as a venture capitalist, and writing code for enterprise products as… READ MORE

June 10, 2020

Today, we are thrilled to announce a $4.5 million seed financing in Zeitworks, a company incubated at Madrona Venture Labs, that is automating process discovery, mapping and measurement. We are also excited to partner again with Ryan Windham – who previously was the CEO of Cedexis in our… READ MORE