June 27th, 2008

Portland Web 2.0 startups get some love from Oregon Business Magazine


Oregon Business Magazine features Toonlet et alOne of the reasons I started Silicon Florist was to use my marketing powers for good, by casting the spotlight on “Portland Web 2.0 startups” and individuals who have been developing really, really cool things here in the Silicon Forest. But who, through sheer lack of time, may not have the opportunity or wherewithal to promote themselves as much as they would like.

I’m happy to report that a number of those companies just got a much brighter spotlight shone on them, thanks to Oregon Business Magazine‘s cover story this month “10 Coolest Tech Startups You’ve Never Heard Of.”

Among the Silicon Florist alumni featured are:

Gone Raw and Lumeno.us—two sites I haven’t yet had the chance to cover except via mentions in the Portland Startup Index—made it as well.

Congratulations to all of those featured for stepping on to a much larger stage! I’ll look forward to continuing to cover your progress and highlighting your wins.

Photo credit: Michael G. Halle

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3 Responses to “Portland Web 2.0 startups get some love from Oregon Business Magazine”

  1. It’s great to see start ups get this recognition. We’re psyched to be be part of this group. Rick – thanks for your hard work, too. Start ups here in town are lucky to have Silicon Florist keeping an eye on what’s happening.

  2. Jmartens says:

    this is really, really cool! Congrats to all!

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