For all of the technology in our pockets these days, text messages remain the common denominator—and connector—for anyone carrying a mobile device. And no one knows that better than Celly, a Portland startup that’s taking full advantage of this shared communications platform. Read More
Portland has been on the edge of transition. We know there’s awesome stuff happening here. But honestly? That remains a secret to the majority of the planet.
But that may be changing. Thanks to XOXO, a labor of love from Andy Baio and Andy McMillan. Read More
Unlike the late 90s, these days, when someone launches a new Web site, it’s not generally news. But when that someone is Sequoia Capital—one of the most successful venture capital firms in the Valley—people take notice. Read More
September has been an amazing month for Portland events (more on that later). And the hits just keep on coming.
This week, a tried and true Portland event takes the stage for its eleventeenth installment. That’s right. It’s time once again for Ignite Portland. Read More
It’s always amazing to me how lucky we are to have awesome people swinging by Portland. Especially when they sneak up on us. Case in point: did you know Jane McGonigal was speaking here, next week? Read More
Portland Seed Fund, the local startup accelerator funded by a combination of private and public funds, has announced their next class of startups, a group of eight companies seeking to take their startups to the next level. Read More
It was incredibly magnanimous of Instrument to host the kickoff party for MusicFestNW and @PDXconf. And in true Instrument fashion of going above and beyond, they set up a time-lapse camera to capture the event. Read More
If the opening party was any indication, the Portland Digital eXperience (@PDXconf) is off to a good start—for a beta test. And even if you didn’t get a ticket, there’s still an opportunity to participate in the magic happening this week. Two opportunities actually. Read More
[Editor: If you’ve been following any tech news lately, you’ve likely come across the he-said she-said purported breach of FBI data that led to a million Apple iPhone unique device identifiers (UDIDs) being released into the wild. We asked local security expert and founder of GadgetTrak, Ken Westin, what the big deal was. Here’s what he had to say.] Read More