Month: June 2014

Double happy hour happiness: Portland Beer 2.0 and Happy Data Hour

Portland is never at a loss for a happy hour or two. But there are a couple of happy hours happening in the near future that I thought might be of particular interest to you. Because, well, beer. That’s free. And a bunch of awesome tech people with whom to chat while you’re enjoying said beverage. Read More

Putting a name with a face: Remember

I am horrible with names. It’s a fault that I’m always working to fix. Because it generally hurts people’s feelings and makes me look like an ass. And I’ve got more than enough other ways to look like an ass. So I’ll take any little bit of help I can get. That’s why I was super interested to muck around with Colby Aley‘s latest project, Remember. Read More

Want Portland to have Google Fiber? Show your support at the City Council meeting, June 11

We’ve been drooling over the possibility of Google Fiber in Portland for quite some time. And that dream is getting closer and closer to reality. But it still has a few hurdles to go. Or rivers to cross. Or something. So if you’re interested in showing your support for the project, you might want to show up at Portland City Hall on Wednesday, June 11. Read More

Navigating the high Cs: Puppet Labs, Elemental, and Urban Airship have all recently secured senior CFO talent

It’s always interesting to watch startups attract and secure senior talent. And when three of them secure CFOs in rapid succession, things are even more interesting. Which is exactly what’s happening around Portland these days where financial officers seem to be a hot commodity for startups. Read More