The past 12 months ushered in a frenzy of deal activity, with mammoth public offerings and blockbuster acquisitions. Today in GeekWire Awards voting, were recognizing some of the biggest and most important transactions in the Pacific Northwest technology industry deals that propelled companies to new heights.
In fact, there were so many deals happening in the past 12 months, weve split the Deal of the Year category into two parts: Fundings and Acquisitions/IPOs. A big thanks to Wilson Sonsini for their longtime support of the GeekWire Awards.
Community voting is now underway across 13 GeekWire Awards categories in our 13th annual celebration of Pacific Northwest tech. Community voting, which closes on April 30, will be factored in with feedback from more than 20 judges. On May 20 we will announce the winners live at thevirtual GeekWire Awards, presented byWave Business.
Submit your votes below, grab your tickets, and keep scrolling for links to headlines of our Deal of the Year finalists.
Deal of the Year: Fundings
Deal of the Year: IPOs/Acquisitions
Finally, dont forget to register for free to attend the 2021 GeekWire Awards.
A big thanks to our longtime awards presenting partner,Wave Business, for supporting this fun community event. Also, thanks to gold and category sponsors:Blink UX,WSGR,JLL,EY,Premera,Dreambox Learning,BECU,WestRiver Group,ALLtechandFirst Tech Federal Credit Union. And to our silver sponsorsBCRAandKingston Marketing Group.If interested in sponsoring a category or another component of the GeekWire Awards, please contact us email@example.com.