Big ideas in Emerald City
Seattle is no Silicon Valley, but the home city of Amazon and Microsoft is a hotbed for innovation in its own right. Seattle-based start-ups collectively raised $1.12 billion in venture capital in 2015, according to VC data provider CB Insights.
And this Pacific Northwest hub boasts some of the most exciting companies in the United States, in industries ranging from machine learning to virtual reality.
We checked in with prominent local venture capital investors and experts on entrepreneurship to uncover some of the most innovative and well-funded start-ups on their watch lists.