Pioneer Square Labs

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Pioneer Square Labs is a Seattle-based studio that creates and launches technology startups.

HQSeattle, WA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)26
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Key People/Management at Pioneer Square Labs

Greg Gottesman

Greg Gottesman

Managing Director
Julie Sandler

Julie Sandler

Managing Director
Geoff Entress

Geoff Entress

Managing Director
Mike Galgon

Mike Galgon

Managing Director
T.a. McCann

T.a. McCann

Managing Director
Ben Gilbert

Ben Gilbert

Co-Founder / Product
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Pioneer Square Labs Office Locations

Pioneer Square Labs has an office in Seattle
Seattle, WA, US (HQ)
240 2nd Ave S #300
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Pioneer Square Labs Financials and Metrics

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Pioneer Square Labs total Funding

$27.5 m

Pioneer Square Labs latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Pioneer Square Labs investors

Pioneer Square Labs's latest funding round in January 2018 was reported to be $15 m. In total, Pioneer Square Labs has raised $27.5 m
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Pioneer Square Labs News and Updates

Pioneer Square Labs is invigorating Seattle’s startup ecosystem

How the startup studio's "validation engine" has made it one of the best company builders in the business.

Serial Entrepreneur T.A. McCann Joins Pioneer Square Labs as Managing Director

PRESS RELEASE: Pioneer Square Labs (PSL) announced today that T.A. McCann has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Prior to PSL, McCann served as founder and CEO of Senosis (acquired by Google) and Gist (acquired by Blackberry). He also is founder...

Pioneer Square Labs seals $15 mln in Foundry Group-led round

Seattle-based Pioneer Square Labs, a startup studio and venture firm that finances, creates and launches technology startups, has secured $15 million in funding. Foundry Group led the round.

Pioneer Square Labs raises $40.8 mln venture capital fund

Pioneer Square Labs has raised a $40.8 million venture capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.

Pioneer Square Labs recruits VC exec Sandler as MD

Seattle-based startup studio Pioneer Square Labs has hired Julie Sandler as a managing director. Previously, Sandler was a partner at Madrona Venture Group.

Julie Sandler Joins Pioneer Square Labs as a Managing Director

PRESS RELEASE: Pioneer Square Labs (PSL), the Seattle-based startup studio, announced today that Julie Sandler is joining the organization as a Managing Director. She joins Greg Gottesman, Mike Galgon and Geoff Entress as the fourth member of the firm's...

Pioneer Square Labs Blogs

Amazon to host another pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic at its Seattle HQ campus on Sunday

Amazon is hosting another COVID-19 vaccination clinic on its Seattle headquarters campus on Sunday, a week after the tech giant’s first pop-up effort resulted in 2,400 people receiving a shot against the deadly virus. Amazon is partnering with Virginia Mason to vaccinate another 2,000 people this we…

Jeff Bezos kicks back with full-thrust firing of Blue Origin’s BE-4 rocket engine in Texas

If you’re hanging out in West Texas during a pandemic, there are few fireworks shows more thrilling than a test firing of your very own rocket engine. At least that’s the way Blue Origin’s billionaire founder sees it. “Perfect night,” Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who created the Blue Origin space venture …

Snow-ridden Ohio plays off Seattle’s rainy weather in clever ad campaign to attract jobs

Hey, Seattle: The Buckeye state is coming for your jobs. JobsOhio, the economic development agency of the midwestern state, is running a series of billboards throughout Seattle touting the benefits of living in a place where one can “actually save for a rainy day.” The GeekWire team spotted the bill…

Robert Downey Jr. backing Seattle bamboo toilet paper maker Cloud Paper as part of new VC effort

Iron Man is a softy for sustainable toilet paper. Actor Robert Downey Jr. launched two venture funds on Wednesday focused on sustainable technology, and one of the companies he’s backing is Seattle-based startup Cloud Paper, makers of tree-free toilet paper. Downey’s latest twist from Footprint Coal…

Tech Moves: Longtime exec Kurt DelBene to retire from Microsoft; Hiya promotes Kush Parikh to president; and more

— Kurt DelBene‘s second stint at Microsoft will end later this year. The former Microsoft Office president, whose recent role has included leading the company’s pandemic response, will retire at the end of Microsoft’s fiscal year in June, the company confirmed this week. DelBene was originally at Mi…

Valve’s Gabe Newell on new games, brain-machine interfaces, and moving employees to New Zealand

In a couple of recent interviews with New Zealand’s 1 NEWS, Valve Software’s Gabe Newell has offered a few insights on what might be next for the Bellevue, Wash.-based gaming company and why he’s interested in brain-computer interfaces for gaming. While Newell was typically careful to not say anythi…
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Pioneer Square Labs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pioneer Square Labs founded?

    Pioneer Square Labs was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Pioneer Square Labs key executives?

    Pioneer Square Labs's key executives are Greg Gottesman, Julie Sandler and Geoff Entress.

  • How many employees does Pioneer Square Labs have?

    Pioneer Square Labs has 26 employees.

  • Who are Pioneer Square Labs competitors?

    Competitors of Pioneer Square Labs include Astrotech, Solaria Labs and FireID.

  • Where is Pioneer Square Labs headquarters?

    Pioneer Square Labs headquarters is located at 240 2nd Ave S #300, Seattle.

  • Where are Pioneer Square Labs offices?

    Pioneer Square Labs has an office in Seattle.

  • How many offices does Pioneer Square Labs have?

    Pioneer Square Labs has 1 office.