Category: Links

Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 23, 2022 πŸ’

Beyond the Bay: In Portland, Size Matters

No idea why this popped up in my feed, this morning. It’s a few years old. But it’s a much-needed refresher course on what we’ve got here in Portland. And what we have the opportunity to rekindle and exceed post-pandemic.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 22, 2022 πŸ’

Start More Stuff

Our national narrative places entrepreneurship out of reach for far too many of us at a time when it’s easier than ever to be an entrepreneur. The U.S. was founded on a culture of starting stuff and we must get back to our entrepreneurial roots. Our economic future is an era of entrepreneurship. Calling all entrepreneurs. Let’s start more stuff.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 21, 2022 πŸ’

A list of mental health startups in the Pacific Northwest, as pandemic fuels growth for sector

Below we showcase some Pacific Northwest digital health and telehealth startups focused on mental health. This is an active list, and we know there are more startups in the region. Email us at tips@geekwire.com with suggestions to add a company.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 18, 2022 πŸ’

First Oregon-Made Satellite Built by Portland State University Students Launches

On Tuesday, the first satellite built in Oregon launched into space from Kodiak, Alaska. It was enveloped in a rocket. Nine minutes later, when the rocket reached the top of its flight at orbit going 17,000 miles per hour, a little door opened in the rocket and the 10-by-10-centimeter Portland-made satellite shot out into space.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 17, 2022 πŸ€

Here’s how a Portland videographer reimagines Hollywood blockbusters as cat videos

Rest assured that Tibo Charroppin is working to change that, with the help of his cat Lizzy. Charroppin is a French-born videographer who lives in Portland, Ore., where he works as a senior video editor for the ACLU. It’s also where he creates movie and TV show spoofs with the help of the fluffy black cat who goes by the stage name OwlKitty.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 16, 2022 πŸ’

Remote possibilities: This startup is building an Airbnb-style platform for home office rentals

Radious helps users list their home work spaces Airbnb-style, giving people the chance to get out of the house and into another that’s in their neighborhood. Radious also has a B2B focus, working with companies to help their employees get the benefits of in-person collaboration and work-life balance without having to commute to a traditional office.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 15, 2022 πŸ’

Microsoft and Portland startup pilot AI-powered tool to thwart central line infection

Portland, Ore.-based Synaptiq on Tuesday announced the launch of a pilot program with hospitals to test a machine-vision tool that assess such lines visually to prevent infection.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 14, 2022 πŸ’

Portland footwear startup wins Best in Show at SXSW

Portland-based 3D-printed shoe company Hilos won Best In Show and the Innovative World Technologies award at the South by Southwest Pitch event this weekend in Austin, Texas.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 11, 2022 πŸ’

Venture Capital is Dead

Venture capital is dead. There, I said it. In the last 12 months, over $5 billion in venture investments have been lost globally due to a lack of return on investment from these funds. This was not an isolated incident either β€” there have been many more casualties across the globe as global markets continue to plummet with no end in sight. So what will replace VC?

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 10, 2022 πŸ’

Built Oregon shutters online marketplace

As local retail recovers from Covid-19 pandemic restrictions and shoppers return to more traditional retail channels, the team at Built Oregon is ending its online marketplace April 15.

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