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Fanzo raises another $750K to help social media influencers make money

Fanzo plans to help influencers — those that have a big social media following — leverage their online base to make money. Read the GeekWire article.

3 ways to get to a quick ‘no’ from investors

While many entrepreneurs want nothing more than a rapid “yes” from investors they approach for funding, getting a quick “no” is often the next best response. Read the GeekWire article.

Electronic signature company DocuSign raises $233M at $3B Valuation

DocuSign, a company best known for its work with secure identity and authentication, has raised a $233 million Series F round of capital at a $3 billion valuation. Read the GeekWire article.

Transpose raises $1.5M for holistic information management platform

Transpose, a Seattle startup that bills itself as a holistic information management platform, has announced a $1.5 million funding round from Alliance of Angels and Founders Co-op. Read the Geekwire article.

Angel Investors: The Lifeblood of Startups and Job Growth

Alliance of Angels Vice Chair Gregg Bennett discusses whether Washington state has sufficient capital to keep successful startups from leaving town for more support elsewhere. Read the Seattle Business Magazine Op-Ed.