Portland’s Vizify—an alum of Portland Seed Fund and TechStars Seattle—already made your online profile a lot more compelling with their first release. (I mean, look, even I appear to be somewhat interesting.) But they’re not stopping there. They’re bound and determined to make you look as awesome as possible—with very little effort on your part. Read More
Remember when you signed up for LinkedIn? That moment of promise? That idea that you’d suddenly have something far better than HotJobs and Monster for representing your skill set the next time you went job hunting?
Okay, granted. That didn’t really pan out. But times—and technology—have changed. And now there’s a whole new crop of companies hoping to make your online profile and your online job searches better than ever. Read More
If you look really closely at a recent CNN post entitled “50 new tech tools you should know about,” you’ll see a little glimmer of Portland in there. No, not there. Right there.
The funding environment for Portland startups ended the year on a strong note. And now it’s beginning on a strong note as well.
On any given day, thousands of people spend thousands of hours pouring their hearts out in 140 characters or less. All thanks to Twitter.
But have you ever wondered how your time tweeting is really spent? Well, Portland-based Vizify can answer that question with a visualization of your Twitter stream. Read More
Startups move quickly these days. Portland startup Glider was no exception. The formation, rapid ascent, and exit of Glider—a startup that worked to help streamline the tangled mess of contracts, signatures, and approvals—took only a couple of years to complete the cycle. And today, with an acquisition by Dallas-based FPX, Glider moves on to its next phase, where it will continue its work as part of a larger entity with access to more resources. Read More