Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 6, 2022 💐

North American Startup Investment Fell 11% In Q1

Altogether, investors put $82.8 billion into seed through growth-stage technology investments in the first quarter of 2022—down 11 percent from Q4 of 2021… but seed funding was up.

21 companies up for Oregon Technology Awards

The annual event is slated for May 3 at the Oregon Convention Center. Each year, the trade association honors companies from Oregon and Southwest Washington across seven size categories. It also honors a company that isn’t based locally but has a local presence.

Startup Digest Portland – Issue #95

A weekly email of the best events and meetups for entrepreneurs in Portland.

PDXWIT Happy Hour: Careers, Talks, Connection

Get ready for PDXWIT Happy Hour with event host PixelSpoke! This month’s Lightning Speakers will explore wellness and mental health as a social justice issue, as well as ways companies can better support their employees’ wellness. We will have ASL interpretation and closed captioning throughout.

Caravel: Bring contextual insights to your apps with our API

Our API not only removes a lot of the arduous work of building, managing, and tuning ML models but also work that requires data preprocessing. Our Classifier API automatically segments your text to provide topic-level, sentence-level, and document-level insights.

Edify: Evaluating Technical Onboarding

Edify is bringing together a panel of engineering thinkers to discuss technical onboarding success from different perspectives: leaders, engops, and managers. You’ll leave with actionable ideas about how you can evaluate your technical onboarding program, get feedback, and show value to the business.