Any number of companies are being forced to go through furloughs and layoffs in response to the current economic conditions. Airbnb — and with it their Portland office — is no different. But despite the depressing nature of this situation, it was good to see Airbnb helping highlight local Portland folks who will now be looking for work.
If your company is looking for talent in Portland, remote, or otherwise, you should “Browse through some of the talented individuals who have worked at Airbnb.”
Again, my apologies for the relative radio silence over the past couple of weeks. It’s not you. It’s me. And all of these awesome folks who have an interest in joining PIE. We’re in the thick of the interview process and it’s happily taking a ton of my time and energy. But that doesn’t mean that I can’t take a few seconds to remind you about awesome things happen in our community. Like ¡Si Se Puede! this Thursday.
If there’s one thing that modern day startup existence continues to hammer home for founders, it’s this: talk to customers. Potential customers. Current customers. Past customers. They’re all treasure troves of what’s working and what’s not. But once you’ve heard their feedback, what then? Well, that’s what an upcoming ProductStack PDX gathering is hoping to illuminate.
While we’ve all known about Airbnb‘s office in Portland for quite some time, it’s never quite official and real until there’s an office warming or something. Or maybe it’s a video. A video makes it really real. So, I guess Airbnb is really officially here here. In Portland. Read More
[Editor: The following is an opinion from the Technology Association of Oregon. Full disclosure, I am on the board of the TAO.]
This Wednesday, the Portland City Council will consider new proposals to enforce short-term rental regulations. It is critical that Commissioners take the time to carefully weigh and address legitimate individual privacy interests involved with the City’s desire to expand its enforcement authority. Read More
Portland is often recognized for its urban planning and livability. And those of us around these parts tend to stick around because of it. Well, now one of the newest startups to call Portland home, is reveling in that exact same thing. Airbnb has named Portland its first “Shared City.” Read More