I know you. You’re working hard while you’re sitting at your computer. But what if your computer could be doing hard work for other hardworking folks while you’re away from the keyboard?
After being relatively quiet for a few years, Portland-based Rumblefish has started to make a lot of noise as of late.
The latest news? They’ve signed a partnership with Crucial Music to give Rumblefish users access to Crucial’s premium independent music catalog. Read More
If you’re looking to launch in Portland, free beer is always a surefire winner.
That’s why the folks from Bizzy are hosting a little get together tonight. All you have to do is show up at Bailey’s Tap Room with the Bizzy app on your phone, and you’ll be quaffing a free brew with Bizzy and your friends. Read More
[Full disclosure: I am on the board of the SAO.] When it comes to professional organizations that touch the Portland startup scene, one of the more contentious entities has been the Software Association of Oregon (SAO). The organization has gone through a number of leaders in the past few years. This summer, the organization found itself with an open president seat, once again. And that led to a number of discussions about the SAO and its leadership, point and counterpoint.
I’m always a fan of technology that solves real problems. And what’s one problem that many of us have in common? Finding the perfect gift.
That’s why Portland’s Wantist is such an interesting and compelling service. It’s a simple and efficient way of finding awesome gifts for the amazing people in your life—and gifts they’re likely to love. Just by providing two adjectives, ala MadLibs. Read More
So you’ve figured out how to save Web links, tweets, videos, and other fleeting bits media that come flying across your browser day in and day out. But you’re still a bit stuck on how best to save the amazing images that you encounter via Instagram, Flickr, Twitter, and the like?
Building a startup means building a business. And that means making sure you’ve dotted all of your “i”s and crossed all of your “t”s as far as legal goes.
Well, today, we got our answer. AppFog is going provide a whole lot more than push button application deployment. Read More
I don’t know about you, but I like the startup interviews. Hearing from startup types about what they’re doing and why they’re doing it not only helps clarify what they’re pursuing but it gives you a more comprehensive view of the people behind the startups. Read More