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GeekWire is an American technology news website that covers startups and established technology companies. The site launched in March 2011[1] and is based in Seattle. It was founded by veteran journalists Todd Bishop and John Cook with investment from Jonathan Sposato.[2][3]

GeekWire
GeekWire
Type of site
Technology news and analysis
Created by Todd Bishop, John Cook
Website www.geekwire.com
Alexa rank Decrease 8775 (Global, March 2015)
Commercial Yes
Registration None
Launched March 7, 2011; 7 years ago (2011-03-07)
Current status Online

GeekWire founders John Cook and Todd Bishop were former technology reporters at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and the Puget Sound Business Journal.[4] Bishop and Cook joined the Puget Sound Business Journal to create TechFlash in September 2008, leaving to start GeekWire on March 7, 2011.[5]

GeekWire is regularly featured on the Techmeme leaderboard as one of the sources most frequently posted to that site.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Seattle tech news mainstays launch GeekWire website". SeattlePI. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Sposato Invests in GeekWire". Xconomy. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  3. ^ "GeekWire profitable after only two years". Jornalism that matters. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Gone in a Flash: Seattle Tech Bloggers Abruptly Leave Business Journal for All-New GeekWire". AllThingsD. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  5. ^ "TechFlash Duo, Todd Bishop and John Cook, Quit PSBJ to Start New Site, GeekWire". Xconomy. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Techmeme Leaderboard". Techmeme. Retrieved 28 March 2015.