PTO Exchange raises $3M to grow platform that helps employees cash out unused vacation time – 10minmail

[ad_1] 10minmail’s list of recent Seattle and Pacific Northwest startup funding deals. “This newest round of funding will go directly to continuing to grow the number of employees and employers we serve today, while building the solution to deliver our vision that benefits are not a one size fits all,” said PTO Exchange CEO Rob […]

Gov. Inslee helps Bluebird Bio open new ‘nest’ for cancer research efforts in Seattle – 10minmail

[ad_1] Washington State Governor Jay Inslee (third from left) joined Bluebird CEO Nick Leschly (second from left) at a ribbon-cutting event for company’s new facility. (10minmail Photo / James Thorne) Bluebird Bio is growing its nest in Seattle. The leading biotech company held a ribbon-cutting event Friday to celebrate the expansion of its new cancer […]

FlavorCloud helps e-commerce companies ship across borders – 10minmail

[ad_1] FlavorCloud CEO Rathna Sharad. (FlavorCloud Photo) If you want to buy a shirt directly from a merchant in China, the customs hurdles will vary depending on whether it’s made of cotton or wool. Or if you see a must-have pair of Italian snake skin shoes on Instagram, those are going to require different trade […]

Suicide Squad Themed King Shark Cake Helps James Gunn Ring in His Birthday

[ad_1] James Gunn, director of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and the upcoming The Suicide Squad, recently celebrated his birthday. When it comes to the business of making movies, there is truly no rest for the wicked, as Gunn had to head to his production offices to continue pre-production on his DC Comics adaptation. […]