Portland and Seattle, while similar and complementary, are usually just far enough away from one another to make it a pain in the ass to get between the two towns. But that may be changing. At a price startups can afford—with amenities to boot.
It was another amazing weekend for the Portland Startup Weekend crew. And this time around? It was more diverse than ever. More than 133 entrepreneurs saw 71 pitches at the beginning of the weekend; 12% of the folks were women, 30% of the teams were led by women, and there were two 15 year olds pitching. Read More
Remember back when we ran that survey of the schools that had the most impact on the Portland startup scene? Well, now there’s something a little more empirical.
AngelList—arguably the best thing going for early stage startups seeking funding—has released lists of colleges and universities that appear in founder profiles. How did Oregon schools fare? Read More
The Oregonian covered Churchkey Can Co—the startup beer company created by former Nike designer Justin Hawkins and actor Adrian “Entourage” Grenier—a while back. But now that Churchkey’s got funding from tech investors—including Michael Arrington‘s CrunchFund—even the tech blogs are taking notice. Read More
One of the benefits of push notifications is keeping users engaged long after the application has been installed on their device. Why should publications be any different?
It’s always nice to see Portland startups adding executive talent. It’s even nicer when those folks have worked their way up to that position.
Such is the case with Nigel Kersten at Puppet Labs, who was just appointed CTO. Read More