How I Got Here

Meet the Person Responsible for the Collectible Figures You Can’t Get Away From

“I’m not sure why other companies haven’t copied what we’ve done.”

11/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

How I Got Here

“Companies Told People to Wear Oil on Their Bodies While Doing Yoga”

How would you like to only need to wash your gym clothes once a month? Ably apparel (and its impressive Kickstarter campaign) mean that could soon become a reality.

10/21/2016 By Darren Davis

How I Got Here

How a Former Recording Studio Tech Shifted Gears to Design the Perfect Seattle Bike

"It's important to downplay the preciousness of a handmade product."

09/21/2016 By Darren Davis

How I Got Here

How Shyft Could Solve Hourly Workers’ Scheduling Issues

Brett Patrontasch launched the app in Seattle at the height of the secured scheduling debate.

09/01/2016 By Kade Krichko

How I Got Here

Godwin Gabriel Is Changing the Way Africa Uses Smart Phones

Here in Seattle, he wants to find you a ride to your next appointment.

07/20/2016 By Stefan Milne


How I Got Here: Remitly's Matt Oppenheimer

“It was astounding to see how far remittances went in people’s lives.”

06/21/2016 By Darren Davis

How I Got Here

How We Got Here: Marie Bleakley and Soheil Meshinchi of Fred Hutchinson Research

“Pediatric oncology is actually a very optimistic and hopeful field.”

05/30/2016 By Darren Davis

How We Got Here

Crowd Cow: Kickstarter for Carnivores

Startup vets Joe Heitzeberg and Ethan Lowry retrace the tech steps that led them to become virtual ranchers.

04/22/2016 By Rosin Saez

How I Got Here

Modumetal’s Christina Lomasney Can Grow Metal

And yes, it's just as crazy as it sounds.

03/28/2016 By Darren Davis

Movers and Shakers

How I Got Here: Brad Root

How the founder of Levl went from president of the family business to champion of personal health goals.

03/08/2016 By Darren Davis

How I Got Here

Seattle’s OfferUp Grew from the Ashes of Failed Startups

The duo behind OfferUp break down how failure, fatherhood, and the burden of stuff inspired them to take on Craigslist.

01/25/2016 By Darren Davis

How I Got Here

Evrnu Is Saving the Planet One T-Shirt at a Time

How the CEO of a cotton recycling startup went from manufacturing fabric for billion-dollar companies to recycling fabric for a sustainable future.

01/05/2016 By Darren Davis