Given that I’m still happily digging out from an avalanche of new Twitter followers, I’m a little tardy on reporting the news.
According to the post, they chose the Rose City because:
Portland’s unique culture, combined with its proximity to Seattle and Silicon Valley make it fertile ground for start-ups.
The list features an apples and oranges combination of both companies and products (which, quite honestly, isn’t immediately obvious to people who don’t
obsess over monitor this stuff as actively as I do). So, companies with multiple products—but only one Web site—like Earth Class Mail (#5) (which unfortunately moved to Seattle to attract funding) and Kryptiq (#20) are mixed in with site-specific products like Matt King‘s Knitmap (#8) and JanRain‘s Pibb (#10).
Techvibes plans to update the list on a regular basis. And, I’m looking forward to seeing a few more of you folks on it, the next time around. Please comment on the post (as a number of folks already have) to ensure that your product or site is listed.