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Portland health care provider embarks on national expansion

Brave Care, the Portland-based pediatric urgent and primary care provider, now has a presence in Austin, Texas.

Five tips on operations for startups

The role of operations is to set up your teams to be ready, willing and able to move forward everyday. In our most recent founder’s workshop, Kristen Shannon, CEO and Founder of Highliner Technology, shared actionable tactics on how to get your team ready and how to set up the operational processes to translate strategy into action.

GeekWire Studios Virtual Event: Voodle Visionaries Grant Finals

To generate concrete change towards inclusion and belonging, we have to support a startup funding ecosystem that will generate a better future of work for everyone. The Voodle Visionaries Grant is one small step in that direction. Applicants were women, non-binary, and BIPOC founders who are committed to building a better future of work. This event will feature a discussion of equity in funding, highlights from the incredible ideas pitched, insights from founders and judges, and the announcement of the $10k grand prize winner.

Column: Why DEI needs an intersectional lens

During Women’s History Month, we often celebrate women who “break glass ceilings,” host workshops on negotiation, and hold workplace seminars around burnout and belonging. But these kinds of stories, training, and conversations all tend to have something in common: They’re framed as societal problems that can be overcome by anyone with enough hard work and grit.