DoorDash’s New Office, Notifi’s $10M Raise, and More Seattle Tech News

Catch up on the latest tech news you might have missed.
Written by Cassidy Ritter
November 14, 2022Updated: November 17, 2022

From new offices to venture capital raises, there was plenty of positive tech news in Seattle last week. Read up on DoorDash’s new Seattle office, PairTree’s work to help people navigate the private adoption process and more local tech news. This is the Built In Seattle Weekly Refresh.

Notifi secured $10M. Notifi allows blockchain developers to communicate with users via text messages and email. The startup’s software development kits are currently used on the NEAR, Ethereum and Solana blockchains. The oversubscribed seed round will be used to expand its platform to Polygon, Aptos, Avalanche and Sui. [Built In Seattle]

PairTree was featured in Built In’s Future 5 series. The Future 5 series highlights five up-and-coming startups each quarter that have not yet raised a Series A round. PairTree is an end-to-end adoption platform connecting birth mothers with families looking to adopt a child. After going through the adoption process herself, PairTree CEO and founder Erin Quick set out to modernize the industry and help more people navigate the private adoption process. [Built In Seattle]

Seattle Tech Quote of the Week

“With the new expanded office, we hope to attract and welcome talented individuals who are looking to make an impact, while empowering local businesses in Seattle and beyond. Our Seattle hub continues to grow to support key business initiatives as we accelerate into new growth categories and innovate upon our core logistics platform.” — David Azose, DoorDash’s director of engineering and Seattle site lead

DoorDash opened a new Seattle office. Located in the 2+U building in downtown Seattle, the new office will house around 100 employees, primarily in tech roles. The 30,440-square-foot space includes communal workspaces, phone booths, a parent’s room, a focus room and more. DoorDash is currently hiring for remote and in-person roles. [Built In Seattle]

Seagen named a new CEO. The Seattle-based biotech company appointed David R. Epstein as its CEO and a member of the board of directors. Epstein has more than 30 years of biopharmaceutical experience. Backed by a team of scientists, engineers and clinicians, Seagen develops and commercializes new treatments for patients living with cancer. [Seagen]

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