Month: August 2012

Startup Curious? Join our friends at GeekWire for Seattle 2.0 Startup Day, September 22

Someone way smarter than me once said, “The journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.” Well, if you’re thinking about doing a startup but haven’t quite managed to step off that cliff, then your first step might want to be pointed in the direction of Startup Day. Read More

REMINDER: Dave McClure says shit… well, every day. But on Monday he’ll be saying it in Portland

We’ve had a great summer of folks swinging through Portland and taking the time to chat with folks here. And this Monday, we’ve got another awesome person in town, the incomparable Dave McClure. Read More

Considering WordCamp Portland? Matt Mullenweg, the creator of WordPress, would love to see you there

I’ll have to admit, it kind of snuck up on us. But WordCamp Portland is this weekend. And today, something else snuck up on us: the fact that Matt Mullenweg, the creator of the popular blogging and site management platform, will be swinging by Portland to chat with attendees. Read More

Portland mayoral candidates debate the Portland startup scene. Sort of.

Elemental Technologies recently hosted a debate between the two Portland mayoral candidates, Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith. Supposedly to be focused on the startup and tech scene. Read More

Meet the Startup: Vizify shares their vision

It’s not often you get the chance to chat with that a startup that has surfed two accelerator programs simultaneously. But then again, this is Portland. We do things a little differently. And Vizify? They think a little differently about how you present yourself online. Read More

REMINDER: Portland Quantified Self show and tell features Vizify and Geoloqi

I’m more than happy to report that Portland Quantified Self crew is starting to gather more steam. And given its appropriately geeky and open sourcey bent, I see no signs of that subsiding. Which honestly? Is a good thing. Read More

Experience Portland: Some of the thinking behind MusicFestNW’s new tech conference, PDX

[Full disclosure: This is yet another one of my side projects. So please forgive any gushing. That said, hope to see you there. It’s going to be awesome.]

A few months back, I mentioned some folks had been discussing the potential for a tech event to be held in conjunction with MusicFestNW, the annual independent music festival that takes over the Portland club scene in early September. Read More

Another day, another awesome Portland Kickstarter project funded: GameDock for iOS devices

Admit it. There are days when you find the less than tactile surface of your capacitive touch screen a tad cold and unwelcoming. You long for the days—especially during gaming—when you had buttons to press and a controller to throw at the wall. Well, get ready to be happy. Read More

Livestream: Potential Portland mayors chat about the technology and startup scene, Monday morning

We’re drawing closer to election season. And this time around, entrepreneurs are a hotly contested constituency for the Portland mayoral candidates, Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith. That’s why Elemental Technologies will bring the two candidates together for a debate about the startup scene—and of course they’ll be livestreaming it. Read More

Running the Hood to Coast Relay? Athletepath will be running alongside you and your team

Portland startup Athletepath was recently named the official race results provider for Hood To Coast Relay, the largest relay race in the world. And, as luck would have it, it just so happens to be a relay that runs right through our backyard. Read More

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