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Startup funding ends 2016 on a high note in Washington state - VC funding leaped

January 12, 2017View for printing

After a rocky start to the year, Washington state startups ended 2016 strong and with a lot of fresh cash in their pockets.

Companies raised $290 million in 38 deals during the fourth quarter of the year, according to the quarterly Dow Jones VentureSource report being released Thursday. That's a 25 percent jump from the same period last year.

By Rachel Lerman Seattle Times business reporter

Full Story: http://www.seattletimes.com/business ... gton-state/

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Venture-capital funding leaped in state late last year, bucking trends in other parts of U.S.

More venture investments flowed into Washington state companies in the fourth quarter, while startups nationwide experienced a decline in funding.

Rachel LermanBy Rachel Lerman Seattle Times business reporter

Full Story: http://www.seattletimes.com/business ... -last-year/
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