Okay. I’ll admit that this might be stretching the “tech startup” focus. But come on? A boombox? Made out of a vintage piece of luggage? How awesome is that? That’s right. It’s very awesome. And techie enough to make the cut.
You’ve discovered an incredible pain point. And you’ve built an incredible and elegant tool that resolves it, without a question. But you’ve still got one big problem: getting users on the platform.
From the “better late than never” department… If there’s one major complaint about the tech scene in Portland—or, well, anywhere—it’s the lack of diversity. For the most part, it tends to be white. And male. And recent headlines have only further highlighted the issue.
But we also know there are a bunch of awesome women working in the tech scene around. And it’s time that we get them all together in one room. Read More
Sometimes, startups forget to stop, assess, and share the lessons they’ve learned. But when they do? It’s pure gold. And incredibly helpful guidance for other startups and entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs.
That’s why I’m really glad that Matt Hixson took a few minutes to share his insights on his startup. Read More
It seems that these days everyone is publishing video to the Web. But just because they can, doesn’t always mean that the should. And honestly, sometimes it’s just harder than it should be.
A lot of startups follow the path of growing incredibly fast and hiring a lot of people and—hopefully—making a lot of money for a lot of people. More often than not, these are the types of companies that grab the Silicon Florist headlines. And at publications that actually matter.
When you’re in a startup in Portland, you tend to do a lot of traveling. Because you kind of have to. Especially during March. When it snows.
And what better airline to travel than one that provides inflight wifi on every flight? Well, Virgin America is just such an airline. And they’re adding Portland to their routes. Read More