Category: Awards

Portland founder Lynn Le of Society Nine makes Forbes 30 under 30 for 2018

I try to do my best to recognize all of the amazing people building awesome companies around here. But it’s always nice when others take the opportunity to do so. Especially when they’re major publications with prestigious lists. Like Forbes 30 under 30 who just named Lynn Le, founder of Society Nine, among its 2018 class.

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Think you’ve got an innovative startup? Portland Business Journal wants to hear about it

Part of the challenge of running a startup is making sure that people — potential customer, mentors, employees — now about it. And there’s no better way to put your company on the map than to win an award. Even if you nominate yourself. So why not take a few minutes to throw your hat in the ring for the Portland Business Journal Small Business Innovation Awards 2017?

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Red Hat Women in Open Source Award recognizes Portland's Sarah Sharp

As we work to create a more welcoming and diverse startup and tech scene, it’s important to recognize that there are any number of individuals who have already spent untold hours on this effort over the years. Making inroads without a great deal of support. Laying the foundational groundwork that will enable a more diverse community. And championing the effort tirelessly. Read More

Portland's Elemental Technologies nominated for international awards

It’s always nice to see Portland startups getting recognition. Especially when it’s on the world stage. And such is the case with Portland’s Elemental Technologies, who has been nominated for awards at the IBC—arguably the most important tradeshow of the year for their industry. Read More

That's more like it: Portland startup scene well represented in Portland Business Journal's Forty under 40

The startup scene is a relatively young crowd full of people focused on changing the world. But they don’t always do the best job of promoting themselves. So they often don’t get the recognition they deserve. Read More

Portland startups get a little love: Geoloqi wins at AppNation, PHP Fog wins at Under the Radar

Oh lookie there. While I’m busy whining about Portland startups not getting the respect they deserve, what happens? Well some them go out and actually get the respect they deserve. Go figure.

That’s right. Seems that two Portland startups garnered some love and attention, this week. Location service Geoloqi won the AppNation Best New App award and PHP Fog won the Audience Choice at Under the Radar. Read More

CIO for the State of Oregon Dugan Petty wins innovation award for Jive Software implementation

We in Portland are quick to trumpet our tech scene, our community, and our forward thinking. But while we’re often happy to point to things the city is doing, it’s rare that we take that bragging to the state level.

Well, turns out Oregon’s CIO Dugan Petty is no slouch. Turns out, he was recently recognized as one of the “Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers” by Government Technology magazine and Center for Digital Government. Read More

GadgetTrak recognized at International CTIA WIRELESS 2011 Emerging Tech Awards

While it’s always great to recognize what startups are doing in Portland, it’s much nicer when those local startups are recognized by people outside the area. And there’s no better place than major tradeshows. Like the CTIA show, for example.

Local startup ActiveTrak walked away from the show with a CTIA WIRELESS 2011 Emerging Tech Award for GadgetTrak, placing third in the “Productivity, Utility and Public Safety” category. A notable achievement indeed, especially considering the world stage. Read More

How cool are you? Nominations for the TechAmerica Oregon TechAwards Cool Product of the Year are now open

[HTML1]Now, I know. You’re not building what you’re building to go out and seek awards. But let’s be honest. What you’re doing? It’s pretty damn cool. And people deserve to know about it.

So why not take a chance with the folks from TechAmerica Oregon and nominate your product as the Oregon TechAwards “Cool Product of the Year”? You can, you know? Right now. Read More

Did you miss Portland Mayor Sam Adams and Tim O’Reilly at the CivicApps awards? Well, here’s what you missed

[HTML2]Didn’t get the chance to attend the Portland CivicApps Awards ceremony? There there, gentle reader. Dry those tears. You see, we tivo’d it for you. We’ve got it all right here. Well, most of it. Okay. Three minutes of it. But still. That’s three minutes more than you would have gotten otherwise, right? Read More

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