Seattle Tech Roundup for Monday, June 6, 2011
HackStars provides a chance for coders to dip into the entrepreneurial pool, and despite the huge demand for IT engineers everywhere, the new program is already a success at New York and Boulder, CO TechStars. As the latest addition to the Seattle branch of the startup accelerator directed by Andy Sack, HackStars offers the perfect marriage of bright ideas and technical talent.
A Guiness record rubber duckie stunt amused an audience of Seattle families and served as a reminder to stay organized, courtesy of Cozi, the leading online and mobile calendar service headed by Robbie Cape. Getting its ducks in a record-breaking row also served as the launch of Cozi’s Summer of Ducks fun photo contest.
Seattle-based Adaptive TCR just added millions in funding to advance its potentially life-saving and life-changing technology that provides the clearest picture yet of the immune system. That technology is arousing excitement in the scientific community, representing a big leap forward and promising countless applications.