Erik Chelstad on ‘grinding’ at startups and how avalanche safety led to launching Observa – 10minmail

[ad_1] Observa CTO and co-founder Erik Chelstad hiking along the Ruth Mountain and Icy Peak Traverse in Washington’s North Cascades with Mount Shuksan in the background. (Photo courtesy of Erik Chelstad) Erik Chelstad wants you to pay a little more attention to the person using the bathroom — not literally, but metaphorically. Chelstad is co-founder […]

Tech ideas are brewing at these 5 coffee-crazed Seattle startups — and right in Starbucks’ backyard – 10minmail

[ad_1] Coffee culture in Seattle has been a guiding light for decades. (10minmail Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Independent coffee shops have always sought to carve out their spot in Seattle and elsewhere against Starbucks’ shop-on-every-corner mentality, whether it was with the flavor of their product or the indie spirit of the business. Today, young companies […]

Vulcan Capital opens first international office in Singapore to invest $100M in Southeast Asia startups – 10minmail

[ad_1] Vulcan Capital opens first international office in Singapore to invest $100M in Southeast Asia startups – 10minmail By administrator August 20, 2019  100M, 10minmail, Asia, Capital, international, invest, office, opens, Singapore, Southeast, startups, Vulcan (Bigstock Photo) Vulcan Capital, the invest arm of the late Paul Allen, opened its first international office in Singapore to […]

Snack Video offers bite-sized tutorials for info-hungry, time-crunched startups – 10minmail

[ad_1] The Snack Team, from left to right: Sunny Wu, Gordon Sun, Duncan Keith, Anting Chen, and Karalyn Smith. (Snack Photo) Startup founders and employees have a reputation for working outlandishly long hours as they race to build their business before running out of money. Knowing that time is at a premium, Seattle-based startup Snack […]