If you’ve ever seen those rentable custom Sprinter vans in your forays into the outdoors, you’ve like encountered GoCamp, the Portland startup that’s like “Airbnb for camper vans.” Well it was a Portland startup at least. Until it got acquired by Storyteller Overland, last week.Read More
Through programs like Invent Oregon, we’ve seen the power and innovation of college age entrepreneurs. But what about folks who start solving problems in high school? Well, that’s why there’s the TIE Young Entrepreneurs Start Your Startup summer camp.Read More
Even as we work our way toward recovery, the reality of the pandemic is still very much present. And with it, a logical reticence to rush back to the way things were, willy nilly. And yet, we’re rapidly approaching a summer when everyone — kids and parents, alike — could use a break. Portland startup A Kids Book About is offering up a creative solution in that regard.Read More
Well, okay. It’s not summer. Fair. But product managers? They’re super efficient. And usually ahead of the game. And looking into the future. So my analogy holds. Which means that it’s perfect timing for ProductCamp Portland which is like a super efficient summer camp for product managers. And other folks interested in product. That happens way before summer. Because product managers plan ahead.
People are always talking about how folks from Oregon love the outdoors. They’re also always talking about how folks around here love to make things, from hobbyist pursuits to full blown businesses. And there was a time when we had more camps per capita than any tech community. Camp camp campy camp. So why not combine all of those things? That’s exactly what Max Ogden is doing with Maker Land. Read More
You know Portland. It’s all camp camp campity camp. Camp this. Camp that. It’s just how we roll. The more camps, the merrier. That’s what I always say. So it’s nice to see ProductCamp Portland drawing a group of product focused types together. And throwing a little AngularJS is the mix to boot.. Read More
[Editor’s note: This February 21-23, Portland high schools Catlin Gabel School, Lincoln High School, and Oregon Episcopal School will take part in Startup Camp PDX, an opportunity for students to “join together to launch products that just might change the world.” This guest post shares the inspiration behind the project.] Read More
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times. Portland loves its camps. Camp camp campity camp. And much like coffee shops and brew pubs on every corner, those camps happen for a reason: people like them and they use them. And if you’re into product management, we’ve got just the camp for you. Read More