Top 10 Silicon Florist articles for 2021

It’s that time of year. Time to do the recaps. And the looking back. And figuring out what you’ve accomplished. And who was helpful to you in 2021. So it only makes sense that I take a brief look back to see what you, gentle reader, and your peers were interested in reading on Silicon Florist in the last year.

And here are those stories in rank order [SPOILER ALERT: It’s not a terribly uplifting list. On second thought, I’m sure that comes as a shock to literally no one.]:

  1. Guest post: The Portland startup community is failing. Good.
  2. Fry’s dies
  3. CONFIRMED: Simple is being shut down [UPDATED]
  4. Apparently, Portland is so over
  5. Portland startup SheerID works to ensure extra COVID-19 vaccines don’t go to waste
  6. Vancouver startup comes out of stealth with $20 million Seed round
  7. Loss (of a) leader: Startup community builder Joe Maruschak is leaving Eugene and Oregon
  8. It’s not the idea; it’s how you do it: What Sara Batterby taught me about entrepreneurship
  9. Woman founded Portland startup GoCamp acquired by Storyteller Overland
  10. Oregon Venture Fund shares criteria driving investment decisions in software companies by stage

So there you have it. The top 10 stories by views. But, of course, if you look at the stories by publishing date, then the GoCamp and OVF stories are especially interesting, given that they’re only a few months old. As is the Portland startup community failing, which took less than half a year to top the charts.

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