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Leading Public Sector Online Marketplace Adds 1,000th Local Government, Surpassing $4.6B in Annual Contract Value

SEATTLE, March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DemandStar, the free and easy electronic procurement marketplace for government contracts, announced it has passed 1,000 local governments on the DemandStar platform, accelerating its industry-leading growth. DemandStar achieved a 32% increase in government annual contract value, now totaling over… Read More »Leading Public Sector Online Marketplace Adds 1,000th Local Government, Surpassing $4.6B in Annual Contract Value

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107 New City & County Government Agencies Join E-Marketplace, Connect to Over 100,000 Business Suppliers in Rapid Start to the Year

Increased Government Spending Brings Universities, Housing Authorities, Park Districts, Utilities, Towns, Cities, Counties & Villages to the DemandStar Network. SEATTLE, April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DemandStar, the leading online network for connecting businesses of all sizes to public sector opportunities, has welcomed 107 new government… Read More »107 New City & County Government Agencies Join E-Marketplace, Connect to Over 100,000 Business Suppliers in Rapid Start to the Year

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DemandStar Closes 2020 With Record Growth and $3.5B in Contract Value Amidst Pandemic

SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DemandStar, the leading network and virtual marketplace for connecting businesses of all sizes to public sector opportunities, announced today the company’s year-end growth with 100 new government entities and 20,365 new businesses joining DemandStar in 2020. DemandStar now has… Read More »DemandStar Closes 2020 With Record Growth and $3.5B in Contract Value Amidst Pandemic

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Most Seattle tech companies are actively hiring despite the pandemic, analysis shows

Even with the ongoing economic and health crisis, a majority of Seattle’s tech companies are still hiring. That’s one takeaway from the Seattle Startup Hiring Tracker, a new list that longtime entrepreneur Adam Schoenfeld recently launched. Schoenfeld, who co-founded Simply Measured and is now VP of strategy at… Read More »Most Seattle tech companies are actively hiring despite the pandemic, analysis shows

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DemandStar Raises $2 Million to Help More Local and Diverse Businesses Find and Win Government Contracts

June 16, 2020 DemandStar Adds Over 180 Governments and 30,000 New Businesses Over Two Years, Becoming the Fastest Growing Marketplace for Business-to-Government (B2G) Contracts. SEATTLE, June 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DemandStar, the open marketplace for bidding on government contracts, today announced that it closed a… Read More »DemandStar Raises $2 Million to Help More Local and Diverse Businesses Find and Win Government Contracts

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This VC firm just led a startup investment without meeting the founders in person — here’s how it went

Investing in a startup without meeting the founders in person — it’s the new normal amid a global pandemic. Version One Ventures just led a $2 million seed round in DemandStar, a Seattle startup that helps businesses connect with government purchasing officers. The deal came together… Read More »This VC firm just led a startup investment without meeting the founders in person — here’s how it went

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DemandStar Unveils New Platform, Offers Improved Features to Better Connect Businesses & Government Entities

Procurement Platform Continues to Transform Inefficiencies in the $1.5 Trillion Government Purchasing Market SEATTLE, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To give government entities and businesses greater access to finding and securing partnership opportunities, DemandStar announces its new platform with novel features that allow for an even… Read More »DemandStar Unveils New Platform, Offers Improved Features to Better Connect Businesses & Government Entities