Month: June 2013

Lowering the barrier to entry: Founders Fund allows Portland founders to ante up for Portland Seed Fund II

One of the topics I didn’t cover in my round up of the most recent Portland Seed Fund demo day was an announcement made near the end of the show. Mostly because I wanted a chance to catch up with Portland serial entrepreneur Chris Logan, who is spearheading the effort. Read More

Meeting of the startup minds: OEN Entrepreneurial Summit and tradeshow weaves together a rich collection of Oregon entrepreneurs

While everyone has different things they love about Portland, a common complaint is the prevalence of silos here in town. Where insular groups tend to remain in contact with one another—but don’t do a very good job of connecting with other groups. Now, the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) is doing something to fix that. Read More

Meet the Startup: Getting connected with DongleKong

We’ve all been there. A big beautiful presentation with awesome last minute tweaks, and you’re walking into a new presentation environment with just your laptop. You step up to the projector only to discover you don’t have the connectivity you need to get that beautiful presentation on the wall. Well, with DongleKong? That nightmare completely goes away. Read More

Tech4Change: Portland Startup Weekend and Mercy Corps host tech competition to save the world

Startup Weekend and global NGO Mercy Corps are hosting a new kind of business competition for Portland’s entrepreneurial community on June 7-9 at the nonprofit’s headquarters in Portland. Meet Tech4Change. Read More

A whole new crop: Portland Seed Fund unveils their fourth class of startups at Demo Day

It was standing room only at Ziba for the Portland Seed Fund Demo Day, which featured 11 companies from their latest class. Wait a second. Eleven? That’s odd. It was like a a week of 11s in Portland. Eleven accelerators in Portland. Eleven startups in the Portland video… But I digress. Read More

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