Startups already have a ton of things to juggle. But you have to go with what your customers want. So even though Portland startup Sensu is only a few months old, they’re already planning their first gathering of users and partners. Why? Because folks asked Sensu to do it.
Month: April 2017
Protecting your creative work on the web is the Holy Grail and EXIF may be your Indiana Jones
It’s Design Week Portland so it only stands to reason that design and creative work would be top of mind. But you know what’s always top of mind for creatives? Unauthorized use.
Portland tech journalist Tom Krazit joins GeekWire team
It’s always good to see northwest tech and startup publications getting better and better. And that’s why it was great to hear that my friends up north at GeekWire had managed to bring Portland based tech journalist Tom Krazit onto their team.
Looking to sponsor major Portland tech events? You’ll want to look at the Portland Prospectus
With all of the tech events that tend to take place in Portland each year, it can be difficult for sponsors to find the right events for their companies or organizations to support. And even when you identify the right events, chasing down all of the respective details for actually sponsoring them can be more work than it should be.
I don’t always recommend Shark Tank, but when I do, there’s a Portland company on it
I know you’ve probably got a jam-packed Friday night. But just in case you don’t have something already planned, I wanted to give you something to do: watch a Portland company compete on Shark Tank.
Talking startups with Portland Radio Project
One of the things I love about Portland is that—in addition to all of the amazing startups—there are startups who work to help other startups. Sometimes they’re providing training. Sometimes they’re accelerators. And sometimes they’re content creators. Like the Portland Radio Project.
Getting everyone on the same page: Talkoot simplifies content management for product companies
Content on Rails: FINE releases new homegrown CMS
An initial taste of the PIE Cookbook
While slaughtering the English language is among my chief hobbies, I’m busy most days running PIE, an ongoing experiment to figure out how startups and established corporations and organization can collaborate for mutual benefit. Over the past eight years, it’s been a coworking space, an early stage startup accelerator, and a consultancy that has helped other accelerator programs.
Everything old is new again: Upcoming.org is officially back
In the early days of this blog—way way back in 2007—when we wanted to find an event or figure out what was happening, there was one place we all went: Upcoming.org. Back then, in Portland BC (Before Calagator), the site provided a unique way of figuring who was going where and what might be an interesting event. Unfortunately, Upcoming had been acquired by Yahoo! And, like many things that Yahoo! has acquired, Upcoming died.