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Seattle Startup Ecosystem Overview

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5th
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Regional Ranking
5th
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Global Ranking
12th
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Energy & Environment
#9 worldwide
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Software and Data
#10 worldwide
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Fintech
#14 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Seattle is ranked at number 12 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -1 spots since 2020. Seattle also ranks at number 5 in United States, and 5 in North America.

Seattle is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Software and Data and Fintech startups. As the most popular industries in Seattle, there is a sample of 256 Energy & Environment startups in Seattle, 102 Software and Data startups in Seattle, and 78 Fintech startups in Seattle, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 679 startups in Seattle, 3 accelerators in Seattle, 6 coworking spaces in Seattle, 5 organizations in Seattle and 5 leaders in Seattle.

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Geniuslink makes localizing, tracking, and managing smart links dead simple, so you can earn more without added work. Affiliates can cash in on international traffic across all of their programs and boost commissions by up to 200%. Content creators can save time and earn higher commissions from their content with links that are automatically localized and affiliated. Marketers can track thousands of optimized links across every channel, and retarget any click, even if they didn't visit their site. Read more
Educative provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers with pre-configured developer environments in the cloud. Read more
The HasOffers flagship software allows advertisers and networks to manage their own affiliate programs. This white-labeled SaaS tracks conversion, generates invoices, and does the work flow heavy lifting for working with online marketing partners/publishers. In November of 2011, HasOffers launched a similar offering for mobile apps as a platform (MobileAppTracking.com). This platform allows mobile app developers to install a single marketing SDK and track their own mobile advertising partners.  Read more
Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, delivering fun to millions of people around the world. Through its mobile and online distribution platforms, Big Fish has distributed more than 2.5 billion games to customers in 150 countries from a growing catalog of 450+ unique mobile games and 3,500+ unique PC games. After successfully transitioning from a PC-centric to a mobile-centric company, Big Fish has emerged as a top grossing mobile publisher worldwide with a portfolio that includes the #1 mobile social casino game, Big Fish Casino. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with regional offices in Oakland, CA, and Luxembourg. Read more
Scener is the virtual movie theater where you can interact with friends remotely over video chat while watching your favorite programs. Read more
Moz, formerly known as SEOmoz, is the world’s most popular provider of SEO software. Their easy to use tools and tutorials make search engine optimization accessible to everyone. The powerful Moz API delivers our Linkscape web crawl data to their campaign-based web app, SEO tools, Open Site Explorer and dozens of third-party applications. Moz home offices in Seattle, WA serve as the base of operations, but mozzers are frequently found globetrotting across the planet, speaking at conferences & participating in local events. They have participated in search events in more than 15 countries since 2007. The company’s goal is to provide exceptional software and education to businesses, individuals, non-profits and government organizations so they can best leverage the unique reach of the Internet to increase visibility and achieve success. The company received an A round of financing from Ignition Partners and Curious Office in September of 2007 to build their Linkscape web index. Read more
Wyze Labs was born out of the idea that high quality, easy-to-use smart home products shouldn’t break the bank. We make quality smart home technology accessible to everyone Read more
Papertrail makes it simple to collect all of your server and application logs in one place and act on them. Read more
Pushpay is like the iTunes purchasing experience... for the rest of the world! Read more
Barn2Door helps farmers save time and grow sales by managing inventory online and automating orders across web, social, mobile, and email. Read more
Zipwhip is a Seattle-based business texting SaaS provider who pioneered the concept of utilizing the cloud to enable existing landline, VoIP, and toll free numbers to send and receive text messages from any connected device. Additionally, Zipwhip offers a carrier-grade cloud texting platform to help mobile and landline operators modernize the texting medium. Its technology introduces trailblazing functionality while holding true to the distinct culture of texting that consumers have grown to love. Read more
DefinedCrowd develops a crowd-as-a-service intelligent data platform intended to accelerate enterprise data training and modeling. Read more
Rec Room is the online universe where you can play and create games with friends. Read more
Algebraix. Plataforma en línea de administración y control escolar. Una experiencia educativa excepcional Algebraix facilita el trabajo administrativo y mejora todos los aspectos educativos en instituciones de enseñanza básica, media y superior, ayudándolas a alcanzar los más altos estándares de calidad mundial. Algebraix es una plataforma Web que proporciona un enlace directo entre directivos, profesores, estudiantes y padres de familia quienes interactúan y acceden a su información en cualquier momento, desde cualquier computadora o teléfono móvil. ¡Algebraix hace todo! Incluye más de 40 módulos que cubren todos los procesos y necesidades de su Institución. Read more
EasyBroker is an online website that lets you manage your leads and properties, market your listings, and create your own real estate website in minutes. We're currently profitable and have clients in 14 countries with Mexico as our biggest market. You can also sign up and kick the tires with a free trial at www.easybroker.com. Read more
Boletia helps event organizers to unleash the potential of online sales without needing technical or online marketing expertise. It does this with an easy-to-use platform and a straightforward process focused on early promotion efforts, beautiful event pages and human-friendly analytics. Read more
Hiya is a developer of a caller identification application designed to offer a better phone experience to mobile users worldwide. Read more
Jobaline.com is a mobile-first, bilingual jobs marketplace that enables the more than 75 million hourly workers in the United States to find and apply for jobs from any computer, tablet or phone. We use state-of-the-art technology to solve the key issues affecting these workers and their employers. Hourly workers use mobile devices as their primary connection point, but they can’t easily apply for jobs using their phones. 90% of them prefer text messaging as their main means of communication, but they can’t apply using simple text messaging. Applications are in English, and applicants often speak Spanish. Close to one billion man-hours are wasted in the United States every year in inefficient ways to match workers with jobs. Read more
Skilljar is empowering online instructors with tools for success. Our SaaS platform enables instructors to create and deliver courses from their own branded websites. Unlike other solutions, instructors can drive traffic to their own site, retain ownership over their content, and develop direct relationships with their customers. Our product is built for mobile and desktop devices, handling course creation, student registration, payments, and course delivery. Instructors can easily customize their own logo, styling, and domain. We're starting with the 1.6M independent instructors teaching not-for-credit professional skills. Our two initial verticals, business coaching and technology training, are a $24B US market. Contact: sandi@skilljar.com Read more
Tiller Money is the only service that automatically imports financial transactions into Google Sheets. Powerful templates get you started. Read more
Viome is a provider of comprehensive health insights designed to help people track their gut microbiome health. Read more
Schedulista is the easiest way to accept and schedule appointments online. Clients book directly from your website, Facebook page, or from a link in email / SMS. You get a beautiful booking page that you can customize to match your website or your personal brand. Features include calendar sync, embed scheduler right in your website, unlimited SMS, charge for no-shows, payments, classes, Mailchimp integration, and friendly support! Read more
Flyhomes is an end-to-end real estate brokerage and technology company that empowers home buyers, sellers, and agents to win. Read more
FossilEra is an online business dedicated to providing high quality fossil specimens to a wide range of individuals. From the passionate collector to those just looking for a unique gift.  Read more
Thirty five million (35M) US baby boomers currently support their parents by providing housing, care, financial support or a combination of these. These “caregivers” are faced with many critical decisions for which they may not be prepared. SeniorHomes.com helps caregivers and seniors find the homes and service providers they need by offering thousands of expert-written articles, a comprehensive, easy to navigate directory of senior living providers and the industry's only quality ratings. For providers, SeniorHomes.com is a highly trusted marketing partner and a cost-effective media channel for finding new customers.  Read more
BitTitan provides solutions that will 100% automate the transformation from on premise to the Cloud. We offer the opportunity to work on innovative technology with some of the brightest in the field, along with a stock option plan, and a fun environment. Our employees worked for Microsoft, Oracle, Zynga, etc… We’ve migrated over 1 million mailboxes so far (that’s about 50 billion emails) - with likely hundreds of millions more to go. Some of our customers include telecoms, major universities, banks, congressmen, celebrities and Fortune 100 companies…And we’re just getting started. Next will be documents, websites, databases, photos, playlists, sharepoint data, salesforce data, etc. We’re about 25 people right now and looking to expand our footprint.  Read more
GunUp is the authoritative e-commerce, product research, and social media solution provider for the online gun community. We have the largest network of gun bloggers in the industry reaching over 1.4MM unique monthly visitors. Our product research and e-commerce solutions vastly improve the consumer transaction experience in this $22B Market. Our advertising platform provides advanced user segmentation on brand affinity, user influence, demography, and geography.  Read more
UP Global is dedicated to empowering the entrepreneurial community and building networks that drive collaboration and strengthen entrepreneurs worldwide. With a platform offering action-based learning programs, resources, and networks for entrepreneurs and leaders, UP Global aims to be the leading organization strengthening/transforming communities through entrepreneurship. With reach in over 110 countries, UP Global is a rapidly-growing, impact-based collaborative effort made possible by support from The Kauffman Foundation, Google for Entrepreneurs, the Case Foundation, Microsoft, and The Coca-Cola Company. Read more
Off The Record is the smart way to fight any traffic ticket. Read more
Pulumi is a Cloud Native Development Platform. Get code to the cloud quickly with productive tools and frameworks for both Dev and DevOps. Define cloud services -- from serverless to containers to virtual machines -- using code in your favorite languages. Deploy to any cloud, and manage it once there, with collaboration for Teams and Enterprises, realizing a true cloud native and multi-cloud application delivery strategy. Read more
Tango Card helps you easily send and track rewards and gifts to your customers and employees. Read more
Tagboard is a software platform that uses the hashtag to aggregate social media for end-users, brands, agencies and marketers, displaying content from multiple networks in a comprehensive and engaging visual format. Tagboard's turnkey solutions allow marketers to leverage powerful tools designed to filter positive influence, amplify engagement, and showcase branded experiences through social curation and integration. End-users can self-discover, interact with, and join the discussion all within a single, easy-to-use feed. Tagboard helps some of the biggest brands in the world play a more active role in the social conversation by encouraging their audiences to share their experiences on a branded, moderated platform. Based in Redmond, WA, Tagboard has discreetly pioneered hashtag marketing since 2012.  Read more
Una tienda en linea que entrega en menos de 99 minutos sin costo de envió! Muy sencilla de utilizar, cada mes tenemos mas y mas productos, paga contra entrega, a meses sin intereses o en oxxo´s. Solo ingresa ordena y recibe en menos de 99 minutos. Read more
Manufacturer of technology-enabled standing desks and treadmill desks Read more
Algorithmia's goal is to make applications smarter, by building a community around algorithm development, where state of the art algorithms are always live and accessible to anyone. Algorithmia aims to be the most complete and accessible API of high performance algorithms for almost any purpose. Read more
Is $34.99 too much to pay for a Carfax report? Our customers think so. Though a partnership with the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System, VinAudit.com enables access to critical vehicle history data for less than $5 per report. Read more
We are helping the world gain access to virtual currency through the worlds-largest network of bitcoin kiosks and private-client services. Read more
SparkToro is a software company offering a search engine to discover any target audience's influential publications, channels, and people. Read more
Knock is a software-as-a-service platform that provides sales and marketing services for residential property management companies. Read more
Hero Sports has created a platform that transforms multi-sourced data by natural language processing to generate digital content at scale.  Read more
Wrench is an online fleet management and maintenance platform that provides auto repair services. Read more
Polly is a survey platform that helps teams to quickly collect feedback. Read more
ServerPilot is fueling the mass migration from shared hosting to cloud servers. Our customers use ServerPilot to run their websites on cloud servers without worrying about server management. We have built a service that lets everyone be their own host using Amazon EC2, Rackspace, DigitalOcean, or any other provider. Read more
Socrata focuses on enabling governments to open and consumerize their vast reserves of data for innovative public and internal user experiences. At the local, state & national levels of public institutions globally, Socrata technologies are providing data-driven web and mobile experiences for improving transparency, measuring performance, and facilitating a new era of fact-based decision-making. Deploying new inventions in open, scalable, cloud software and providing affordable access with monthly SaaS pricing plans, Socrata customers include: the US Federal Government; many states including Illinois, Maryland and New York; most major US cities including NYC, Chicago, LA, SF, Seattle & Boston; many counties; and NGOs including the World Bank and the United Nations. Socrata closed an $18M B round in June and is backed by OpenView Venture Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures and Frazier Technology Ventures. We're a thriving for-profit company with an important social mission. Read more
DigniFi is a fintech marketplace company that connects consumers with lenders to help finance large automotive repair costs. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in United States Ranked by StartupBlink

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24.329
3.49
17.04
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19.121
4.37
10.95
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18.598
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10.83
3.80
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15.535
2.90
8.84
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