Weekly Refresh: Routable Launches From Stealth, Hest Raises $950K, and More

Here’s what happened in the Seattle tech scene last week.

Written by Gordon Gottsegen
Published on Aug. 17, 2020
Weekly Refresh: Routable Launches From Stealth, Hest Raises $950K, and More
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Atomo Coffee raised $9 million in seed funding. Atomo creates molecular coffee, which is coffee made without coffee beans. Instead, the startup uses a variety of other plants to create the properties found in coffee. This process is also more sustainable. [Built In Seattle]

Routable launched out of stealth mode with $16 million in funding. Routable has created a digital platform that lets businesses send each other money for billing and invoices. This $16 million includes a recently raised $12 million Series A round. [FinSMEs]

Hest raised a $950,000 investment. The company created a part-foam-part-air mattress meant for a comfortable night of sleep while camping. The mattress is available on the company’s website now, with a pillow hitting Kickstarter soon. [GeekWire]

Seattle Seahawks partnered with CLEAR to offer COVID-19 screening for players and staff. CLEAR is most well known for those biometric booths at airports that help people move through security faster. The company’s new Health Pass tool offers a contact-free way for Seahawks players and staff to verify that they don’t have COVID-19 symptoms before entering into CenturyLink Field for a game or before practices. [Built In Seattle]

Seattle tech companies land on the Inc. 5000 ranking of fastest growing companies. Among them were Seeq, MyAppsHub, Outreach, Every Door Real Estate and Fresh Consulting. The average Seattle company on that list reported a growth of 170 percent over a three-year period. [Built In Seattle]

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