Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

Identity authentication startup Auth0 raises $103M as another Seattle company reaches unicorn status – GeekWire

Auto0 CEO Eugenio Pace, right, with his co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Matias Woloski. (Auth0 Photo) Another Seattle-area startup just reached a billion-dollar valuation as Auth0 announced a big $103 million funding round on Monday. Based in Bellevue, Wash. and founded in 2013, Auth0 helps developers build identity authentication capabilities into their applications. More than… Continue reading

Sam Altman’s leap of faith – TechCrunch

Earlier this year, founder-investor Sam Altman left his high-profile role as the president of Y Combinator to become the CEO of OpenAI, an AI research outfit that was founded by some of the most prominent people in the tech industry in late 2015. The idea: to ensure that artificial intelligence is “developed in a way… Continue reading

Ex-Microsoft leaders raise $6M for recruiting startup SeekOut – GeekWire

The SeekOut team. (SeekOut Photos) LinkedIn can be a valuable resource for hiring managers sourcing potential candidates. But oftentimes it isn’t enough — and that’s where SeekOut is stepping in. The Seattle-area startup today announced a $6 million investment round led by Madrona Venture Group, with participation from Mayfield. The company helps HR departments by… Continue reading

Innovations in inclusive housing – TechCrunch

A look at hundreds of startups rebuilding affordable housing from the ground up Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate for Social Policy and Sociology at The Harvard Kennedy School. More posts by this contributor Innovations in inclusive housing… Continue reading

Venture capitalists are crazy for cannabis – TechCrunch

Lately, my inbox has been chock-full of pitches for weed businesses. A couple of years ago it was bitcoin/blockchain startups, then came scooters; now, it seems “CannTech” is hitting an all-time high thanks to support from venture capitalists. By the way, I didn’t make up the term CannTech, but it seems just as good as… Continue reading