Puget Sound Business Journal: 3 Months After IPO, Porch Raises 2021 Revenue Forecast

Seattle-based Porch Group is raising its 2021 revenue forecast another $5 million, to $175 million, just over three months after starting to trade on the Nasdaq in late December. The adjusted revenue number, which was released with Porch’s fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results on Tuesday, represents about 140% year-over-year revenue growth for the home services software company.

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Puget Sound Business Journal: Rapid Changes, Quick Success

With stores forced to close and people staying home to distance from others, e-commerce has boomed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The resulting need from companies to meet this rapidly changing demand has been a major boost for Flexe, an 8-year-old startup based in Seattle that offers on-demand warehouse and fulfillment services.

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The Seattle Times: Diversity Training Steps into the Future with Virtual Reality

It’s hard to understand an experience you’ve never had.

Still, in an era marked by heightened social awareness on race, expressing empathy and realizing what other people go through can be a powerful catalyst for change. This is especially true in the workplace, where we often interact with people from different backgrounds.

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People: Amazon Announces Expansion of Its Telemedicine Service Nationwide That Patients Can Enroll in for Free

Amazon is expanding their telemedicine service, Amazon Care, to employees nationwide.

On Thursday, the company announced that by the summer, the Amazon Care app will be available to all workers and their families enrolled in their Amazon-sponsored Aetna or Premera health plan for no additional cost.

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