Visual Layer helps enterprise manage the massive visual datasets they need to build AI models, raises $7M
Training machine learning models for computer vision use cases takes massive amounts of images. Often, those images are mislabeled, broken or duplicated, leading to sub-par model performance. But with
TrovaTrip, a group travel management platform and marketplace, raises $15M
TrovaTrip, a travel planning and booking platform that lets creators host adventures with their communities, has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Madrona. Founded in 2017, the Portland-ba
VC still requires in-person connection, argues Madrona’s Matt McIlwain
In downtown Seattle, offices are only 42% as full as they were before the pandemic, according to data cited late last month by The Seattle Times. It’s a problem, suggests Matt McIlwain, who has
TaskHuman lands $20M to expand its virtual coaching platform
TaskHuman, a professional development platform focused on coaching, today announced that it raised $20 million in Series B funding led by Madrona with participation from Impact Venture Capital, RingCe
Zingtree turns complex customer service processes into clear action plans
Customer service is making and breaking companies over the past two years as shopping moved online and consumers wanted more out of the traditional service companies were offering. Zingtree provides i
CEO Shishir Mehrotra and investor S. Somasegar reveal what sings in Coda’s pitch doc
CEO Shishir Mehrotra and Madrona partner S. Somasegar joined Extra Crunch Live to discuss Coda's pitch doc -- and give live feedback on pitches from the audience.
LIVE: Coda’s Shishir Mehrotra and Madrona’s S. Somasegar talk taking on Google on Extra Crunch Live
Collaborative software is so hot right now, but the space is also incredibly crowded. It can be hard to rise above the noise, but Coda has managed to do so with $140 million in funding and a valuation
Snowflake gave up its dual-class shares. Should you?
Why would Snowflake give up such a powerful tool a mere six months after it went public? We decided to look at the notion of dual-class shares and why Snowflake may have been willing to let them go.
Unpacking Away’s $1.4B valuation, the startup studio model and CrowdStrike’s S-1
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
Another food delivery startup, Foodsby, rakes in venture capital funding
Venture capitalists are still hungry for food delivery startups. Foodsby, the provider of a lunch delivery service based out of Minneapolis, has raised a $13.5 million Series B led by Piper Jaffray Me
Wrench raises $4 million to bring auto repairs to your door
A Seattle startup called Wrench has raised $4 million in Series A funding for an app that sends certified auto mechanics to the customer’s door. The round was led by Madrona Venture Group, accor