When it comes to all of the amazing things for which many geeks are known, being a personable social butterfly usually isn’t very high up on the list. But the fact of the matter is, when push comes to shove, it’s the soft skills that can sometimes be the difference between landing a gig and losing one.
Seems like more and more folks are interested in helping Portland startups spin up. Now, a new program called Portland Accelerator is launching a new program in town. It’s designed to serve as a “catalyst that enables first-stage entrepreneurs to catapult their business to the next level.”
The days of spring are quickly transitioning into the days of summer. And that means there’s no better time than now for dragging a new crop of startups—kicking and screaming—through the intensive bootcamp mud in hopes of creating viable, sustainable, and profitable companies for Portland’s future.