You catch more flies with honey than vinegar, I guess.
So while I admonished you for not having yet applied to the SXSW Accelerator, the kind folks at SXSW are actually giving you a few more hours to make your startup sound as awesome as you possibly can. Read More
If there’s one startup in Portland that continues to pile up impressive media coverage—especially coverage by traditional outlets which don’t usually cover startups—it’s GadgetTrak. And there’s a reason.
You see, CEO Ken Westin has made hacking the media and press and art form. It’s become his best way of ensuring that his product gets in front of more customers. Read More
Seems to be a lot of Salesforce.com in the Portland area as of late. First, Urban Airship took an investment from Salesforce.com. Now, AppFog is taking an executive from Salesforce.com.
Meet John Higgins the new vice president of business development at AppFog. Read More
Oh the SXSW Accelerator. That’s right. Your startup was going to apply for that. But you’ve got plenty of time. I mean, you know. The application is only due FRIDAY.
So why don’t you get on that? Like right now. Read More
So the Portland mayoral race is starting to move into the next phase, with the candidates coming off of the first formal debate, this week.
Having candidates debating always leads me to wonder… How are those conversations happening online? And what sort of sway do Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith hold in terms of social networks? Read More
Sometimes, I just have to share awesome stuff about Portland. This is one of those times.
There are tons of great pieces about Portland during the day. But what does the city look like at night? Well, take a few moments to experience this time-lapse piece of Portland at night, put together by Page Films. Read More
We love it when it when Portland companies get funding. But I’ve got to tell you… we’re pretty happy when companies with Portland offices get funding, too.
And that’s just what happened with New Relic—a San Francisco based company with an office of 20 in Portland—who just landed $15 million in funding. And part of that, no doubt, will be used for hiring more folks in Portland. Read More
When it comes to Eugene these days, most people think football. But if Oregon alum Mike Jones has his way, successful startups may soon be part of the University of Oregon folklore, as well. Read More
Sometimes, changing the way you do things can be a bit intimidating. It happens. It’s cool. But we’ve got to get you over that hump, kiddo.
What about moving your apps to the Cloud? What’s holding you back? Seems like it’s a lot of work, right? Not so much. As Portland-based AppFog shows, you could be running on the Cloud in less than five minutes. Read More
When it comes to accelerators and incubators in the Portland area, one of the most well established—but perhaps best kept secret—is the Portland State Business Accelerator, an accelerator established by Portland State University. Read More