Tag: appfog

Portland startups Urban Airship, ShopIgniter, and AppFog are hiring marketing talent—and that’s a good sign

When it comes to tech startups, there are certain things that are must haves: awesome engineering, an exec who can lead and sell, and some way of getting the word out about the product.

The third one—getting the word out—remains something for which most startups contract or hire lower level generalists. So when they start hiring higher level talent to bring those skills in house? That’s a really good sign. And that’s exactly what’s starting to happen here in Portland. Read More

AppFog Platform as a Service (PaaS) delivery model now as clear as day

When Portland startup PHP Fog announced that they were becoming AppFog, the obvious first question was “What are they going to begin supporting beyond PHP?”

Well, today, we got our answer. AppFog is going provide a whole lot more than push button application deployment. Read More

PHP Fog gets $8 million and a new name: AppFog

A little late on this one, but I wanted to make sure that you knew about it. Especially because it’s another startup getting funding. It’s been a busy few weeks for Portland in that regard.

The latest company to gain additional funding for its pursuits? AppFog which just secured $8 million in investment led by Ignition Partners. Never heard of them? It’s no wonder. It’s the new name for PHP Fog. Read More

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