A Little more motivation to shop around Portland this holiday season

You’re in Portland. Of course buying local is in your blood. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t get rewarded for that behavior. And what about finding new stores or boutiques? Shouldn’t there be some technology that helps you discover those places? That’s exactly why there’s a service like Little Boxes.

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Hello, Portland startup community! I’m Anil Kumar

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Anil Kumar is an Engineer based in Portland, Oregon. He has worked in research and development for past 15 years with over six years in semiconductor manufacturing. Anil worked with Intel on 22nm and 14nm process development with focus on Intel’s Atom and SoC products. Over six years, he helped Intel deliver over 25 new products and reduced the manufacturing time by more than 50%. All this while delivering yield, performance, and other key process indicators under extremely tight timelines.

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Hello, Portland startup community! I’m Liz Dooley

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Liz is a Chief Talent Finder, Headhunter, Coach, and trusted partner to growing technology companies in the Pacific Northwest.

After graduating from the University of Oklahoma, she started her career at a boutique staffing company. In 2004, she joined then-startup Centerstance and helped them grow from 11 to 75 employees. In 2011, she left Centerstance and started her own company, Liz Dooley Recruiting, to focus on providing recruiting and consulting services to professional service organizations and software companies.

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Struggling with personal finance? Maybe more cats will help…?

When you’re a founder, dealing with your money—or lack thereof—can be yet another added stressor in your already overly stressful existence. And let’s be honest. Most of the issue—again, like many other issues of being a founder—is due to ignorance and naivety. If only there were a way to simplify your understanding of personal finance… and if only it had cats.

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Portland founder Lynn Le of Society Nine makes Forbes 30 under 30 for 2018

I try to do my best to recognize all of the amazing people building awesome companies around here. But it’s always nice when others take the opportunity to do so. Especially when they’re major publications with prestigious lists. Like Forbes 30 under 30 who just named Lynn Le, founder of Society Nine, among its 2018 class.

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