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Seattle startup co-founder Matt Bencke was ‘a force of nature’

Matt Bencke, a Seattle startup CEO and former Microsoft manager, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer.

Mr. Bencke, the popular co-founder of Seattle startup Mighty AI and a former Microsoft manager, died in his Bellevue home late Wednesday night after his battle with cancer.

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