Category: Storytelling

Winner of the first PSU Entrepreneurship Storytelling Challenge shares her story

Storytelling. It can often make or break a company. And that’s why it’s an important skillset for any entrepreneur. PSU understands this. That’s why they recently held their inaugural Entrepreneurship Storytelling Challenge, to inspire young entrepreneurs to tell the stories of the ideas they’re passionate about.

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Tracking the stories of entrepreneurs in other startup communities

There was a time, not so long ago, when all of the news about startups focused on — and emanated from — the Bay Area. But gradually, folks across the US and abroad started telling the stories about what they were seeing in their startup communities. And it’s my belief that it is often through that storytelling that any number of startup communities became self aware. So it’s always nice to see a roundup of those publications and the folks who create the content for them. Like this recent piece from Ecosystem Builder Hub.

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Will microfunding work in Portland? It could take The Miracle to find out

Now, we’ve got another tie to Kickstarter. And that tie is that Michelle “@mediachick” Anderson is using the service to raise funds for her interactive memoir, The Miracle in July.

You may remember hearing of Kickstarter, the site designed to help startups and projects find funding by “making it up on volume.” Why is that ringing a bell? Well, Portlander Andy Baio joined the Kickstarter crew as CTO, almost a year ago.

But now, we’ve got another tie to Kickstarter. And that tie is that Michelle “@mediachick” Anderson is using the service to raise funds for her interactive memoir, The Miracle in July. Read More

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