I know, I know. Many of you slog through the inhumane trenches of social media. Day in and day out. Unrecognized and unheralded. All but ignored. But the folks at the SoMe Awards—a celebration of the most outstanding efforts in social media—are on your side. And they want you to win. Read More
When it comes to the wireless industry, CTIA is one of the biggest shows. And a local Portland company was just recognized as one of the most promising new technologies.
Urban Airship has been named the “Best Emerging Mobile Marketing & Advertising Solution” at CTIA. Read More
My, my, my how time flies. It seems like just last year I was badgering you guys to submit your entries to the Webvisionary Awards 2010. And now? That’s right. I’m badgering you to submit your entries to the Webvisionary Awards 2011.
While it’s always great to recognize what startups are doing in Portland, it’s much nicer when those local startups are recognized by people outside the area. And there’s no better place than major tradeshows. Like the CTIA show, for example.
Local startup ActiveTrak walked away from the show with a CTIA WIRELESS 2011 Emerging Tech Award for GadgetTrak, placing third in the “Productivity, Utility and Public Safety” category. A notable achievement indeed, especially considering the world stage. Read More
[HTML1]Now, I know. You’re not building what you’re building to go out and seek awards. But let’s be honest. What you’re doing? It’s pretty damn cool. And people deserve to know about it.
Well, well, well. It’s that time again. Time to recognize hard work and geekery. The time when all of the CivicApps stand up to see which one is deemed the best and brightest of the Portland CivicApps competition, a contest where developers try to build interesting applications using open municipal data sets provided by the City of Portland.
You remember the CivicApps competition, don’t you? Of course you do. And tonight at NedSpace Downtown, a number of these apps are going to be recognized as part of the CivicApps Awards Ceremony. Read More
It’s Thursday, kids. So park your fannie in front of your machine and revel in yet another thrilling episode of memePDX. Or put it on your little mobile device thingee. Whatever. Either way.
This week, Cami Kaos and I discuss a whole boatload of Portland techie award opportunities, Urban Airship powers Interscope Records push notifications, the PDX Open Source GIS Unconference, Twitter for the iPhone, and the new Twitter “sponsored tweets” idea. Read More
No doubt, running a startup and being an entrepreneur is all about hard work. Heads down, rolled up sleeves, “eyes on the prize” hard work. It’s why you do what you do.
But I’ve got to tell you, people. Every once in awhile, you need to stop, poke your head up, and let people know how incredibly cool your pursuits are. Trust me on this one. It will only help you. And here’s on opportunity to do just that: the Oregon Technology Awards. Read More