Meet our Resident Members
Create33 serves as a showcase for Seattle’s innovation economy, and the seed-funded teams that call Create33 home represent both enterprise- and consumer-facing businesses, many powered by AI and machine learning. They span industry verticals including fin-tech, proptech, HR tech, wellness, productivity, gaming, interior design, media, cell therapeutics, and e-commerce. We host three graduates from Techstars, three spinouts from Madrona Venture Labs, and one from the Real Networks incubator. Fourteen teams have been a part of our journey in our first year of operation (one is still in stealth mode so not covered here, but you’ll be hearing about them soon!)
Adaptilab is a technical screening platform that helps companies hire machine learning talent. The aim is to reduce the time managers spend screening potential candidates. These Techstars grads recently raised $1.8 in funding for their growth and use machine learning to power the machine learning recruiting process.
Airlift is a self-service market of local, fresh food, snacks and beverages. Airlift serves smaller to medium-sized offices, giving companies the option to offer affordable and nutritious snacks to their employees (including the teams at Create33 as one of our member perks). They were covered in GeekWire’s Startup Spotlight when they launched in 2016.
Domicile combines modern luxury apartments with all the services of a hotel. Domicile launched in 2016 out of the Madrona Venture Labs, and last September raised $5 million in seed funding.
Downstream allows brands and agencies to use automation to manage, scale, and optimize their Amazon advertising strategies. The company was co-founded in late 2017 by Connor Folley and Salim Hadid, both ex-Amazon employees. These Techstars grads have secured $4 million in funding.
Kavout is a global investment technology company that utilizes AI and big data to power investment decisions for wealth management institutions. They have recently released K score for the United Kingdom and Germany stock markets and are growing their domestic presence.
Create33 resident team Oisin Biotech recently spun out OncoSenX, to redefine the way we target and kill cancer cells. OncoSenX targets solid tumors based on transcriptional activity using a unique lipid nanoparticle and plasmid DNA. This past July they raised $3 million to support their preclinical research.
Pyron utilizes the power of AI to increase productivity for every employee. The team that sold their last startup to Amazon recently closed a $20 million in Series A.
Techstars graduate Rainway is a video game streaming service enabling player to run PC games on any mobile device, and “play anywhere.” They’ve racked up over two million hours in gameplay, and just closed a $3.5M round of funding, with Madrona Venture Group participating in the round.
Offering security without the deposit, Rentline is a fintech company that unlocks capital and redeploys it to help renters save money. Led by four co-founders with deep backgrounds in commercial real estate, consumer products, and technology, they spun out of Madrona Venture Labs in August.
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Simply Augmented empowers sales teams by enabling prospects to easily visualize enterprise solutions, place products in a spatial environment and track engagement analytics via the cloud. Check out their elevator pitch on GeekWire.
Spruce Up is an AI-powered personal shopping service for all things home and design. They recently raised $3 million in seed funding; read more in our interview with their Lead Designer, Anne Vigianno.
WEconnect Recovery is transforming addiction recovery for the modern world through the power of technology and community. Those in recovery can stay connected to their recovery team and receive supportive messages, incentives and rewards through the WeConnect app. Last year, they raised an additional $6 million in Series A funding. Co-founder and CEO Daniela Luzi Tudor is a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree– congratulations, Daniela!