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Hacking on hardware? Beaverton has a startup accelerator for that

The Portland area has no shortage of startup accelerators. But the vast majority of them are focused on products that could be best described as ethereal. What about folks working in the physical world? Well, meet e1ectr0n, a Beaverton based accelerator designed to help folks working on hardware-based technology. Read More

Building a startup focused on business-to-business? Don't miss the chance to chat with 9Mile Labs, a B2B accelerator

Startups these days have a wide variety of choices when it comes to accelerator programs. That’s why I always encourage them to find one that’s focused on the outcomes they’re interested in achieving. And if you’re building a business-to-business focused tech startup in the Pacific Northwest, 9Mile Labs is focused on helping you. Read More

What are you doing this weekend? That's right. Working on your 2014 SXSW Accelerator application.

I’ve had the pleasure of working with the SXSW Accelerator folks for a number of years. And I’ve been greatly impressed with how the program has grown and improved, year after year. Well, now it’s time to get the next crop of startups into the program. And if you’re game, I’d encourage you to apply to the 2014 SXSW Accelerator. Read More

Building something B2B? New startup accelerator 9Mile Labs wants to help

You can’t swing a dead term sheet without hitting a startup accelerator or two, these days. So it’s good to see some diversification in the market. Take 9Mile Labs out of Seattle, for example. Read More

Finally! Online restaurant menus that are legible and accessible on mobile: Menuish

For all of the technological innovation that’s happened over the last decade, one industry has remained decidedly—and someone steadfastly—ingrained in the past: restaurants. Pick any dining establishment out of a hat and it’s a fairly safe bet that their Web presence will be poor, if not downright comical. Read More

TechStars curious? Come pitch your concept to the Nike+ Accelerator and meet the Portland TechStars crew

There’s been a lot of excitement in Portland surrounding the Nike+ Accelerator powered by TechStars. But details have been few and far between to date. That will change next week. Read More

Your startup is looking a bit slow there, tiger. Why not try a little SXSW Accelerator?

You’re driven. You’re an entrepreneur. You’re hustling. But you’d still feel like you could be moving faster, don’t you? Well, you’re in luck, my friend. There’s still time to throw your startup into the mix for the SXSW Accelerator, an opportunity to get your startup in front of a who’s who of judges—and all of the folks at SXSW Interactive. Read More

Accelerator application trifecta: TechStars Seattle, Portland Seed Fund, and PIE currently accepting submissions

Why just work on one accelerator application this weekend when you can complete three? That’s right. If you’re interested in some acceleration, there’s a whole bunch of opportunity for your startup.

TechStars Seattle, Portland Seed Fund, and PIE are accepting applications right now. Read More

Bend startup accelerator VentureBox graduates first class

One of the first accelerators to join the statewide bootcamp program was a new accelerator out of Bend called VentureBox.

Well, three months tends to fly by. And now, VentureBox has graduated its first class. Read More

Bend launches VentureBox with a different take on the accelerator model. Startups pay to play.

Molly Young of The Oregonian highlighted Bend’s VentureBox today, a new accelerator in central Oregon.

The new accelerator takes the typical startup accelerator models—like Portland Seed Fund, Upstart Labs, and PIE—in a different direction. Like 180 degrees different. Read More

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