It’s that time of year again. Time to roll out the red carpet. And to bestow an award or two upon deserving folks in the world of social media.
That’s right. The SoMe Awards are back for their 4th year. Read More
C’mon. You know it’s true. Your pitch isn’t as good as it could be.
And why is that? No. Nope. No, sorry. The truth is your pitch is weak because you don’t practice it enough. You know it. I know it. And everyone who hears your pitch knows it. Read More
Urban Airship is already leading the field for push notifications—those little messages that apps on smart phones can send you. But their latest deal has them stepping into the enterprise market in a big way.
Urban Airship just announced a partnership with Sybase to provide push to their network of nearly 1000 mobile operators and OEM partners. Read More
Most startups are looking to hire talent. And with a lot of Portland startups, that means importing talent. Convincing people to move here. And really trying to give them a feel for what Portland is like. Read More
Not only is this a great example of curating comments from Twitter, it’s just plain entertaining.
What’s more? People really seem to like Marshall Kirkpatrick‘s startup, Plexus Engine. Read More
If you build outdoor gear for exploring the wilderness, you kind of want your customers out exploring that wilderness. Not simply tromping around the urban jungle.
And that’s why Columbia Sportswear has built a mobile app. To get you off the beaten path. Read More
Sometimes, even those of us who have lived here for years and years forget—or at least conveniently ignore—the majesty that surrounds us here in Oregon. Luckily, there are a bunch of creative folks working hard to remind us. Like the This is Oregon crew. Read More
You know I constantly crow about how awesome Portland startups are. But now, some of our startups have a chance to be recognized on a much bigger stage.
Under the Radar—a conference that features up and coming startups—has selected three Portland companies as part of VentureBeat’s “Hottest startups at Under the Radar.” Read More
File under “better late than never.”
I just realized that, earlier this month, Frederic Lardinois—an awesome tech blogger with whom I had the pleasure of working during a short stint at ReadWriteWeb—has joined the ranks of TechCrunch. Frederic lives Portland. Read More
Last week, Treehouse announced that they had landed $4.75 million in funding and revealed that they were relocating their corporate headquarters to Portland.
That was big news, last week. This week? It’s that Treehouse has built a successful business working a four day week. Read More