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- Hope Cochran and Elisa La Cava

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August 26, 2020

The secular shift from physical to digital commerce was well underway before the global pandemic.  What we have seen in the past six months is an acceleration of this trend which is further blurring an already blurred line between the two.

When retail stores were forced to close, brands like… READ MORE

August 13, 2020

From working with our 90+ portfolio companies and their customers, as well as from frequent conversations with enterprise leaders, we have observed a set of software services emerge and evolve to become best practice for revenue teams. This set of services – call it the “revenue stack” – is… READ MORE

August 11, 2020

Today we are excited to announce our investment in Coda.

Recently, we wrote some blog posts about our core investment themes. Specifically, two of the themes relating to Coda are the Future of Work, Workforce and Workplace as well as Low code/No Code development platforms.

There are several… READ MORE

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 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 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

March 12, 2019

The Pacific Northwest is a major hub of tech innovation.  It is also a hub for life sciences research, biotech and healthcare innovation.  The past several years have brought increasing convergence of these disciplines, most notably the nexus of life science, computer science and data science.  This combination has… READ MORE

March 6, 2019

This is the fourth and last deep dive into the technology investment themes we outlined earlier this year that we will delve into in 2019 and beyond.

Twenty-five years after the launch of Amazon.com, e-commerce represents about 10% of all retail sales. From zero to ten percent… READ MORE

February 12, 2019

Intelligent Applications have been and continue to be a focus of our investing.  These apps sit on top of the infrastructure a company chooses, the data they collect and curate, the machine learning they apply to the data and the continuous learning system they build.  In this deep dive we… READ MORE

February 6, 2019

Enterprise infrastructure has been one of the foundational investment themes here at Madrona since the inception of the firm. From the likes of Isilon to Qumulo, Igneous, Tier 3, and to READ MORE

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January 24, 2019

2018 was a busy year for Madrona and our portfolio companies. We raised our latest $300 million Fund VII, and we made 45 investments totaling ~$130 million.  We also had several successful up-rounds and company exits with a combined increase of over $800 million in fund value and over… READ MORE

February 23, 2017


Only five years ago, the autonomous vehicle future seemed like a distant vision.
This year at CES, the “frenzy” over autonomous vehicles stole the show with dozens of live demos, partnerships, and product announcements. In fact, 13 of the world’s 14 largest automakers have announced plans to bring… READ MORE