As more and more people make a conscious effort to vote with their spending by purchasing products that support the people and causes that they find important, it can become increasingly difficult to understand who is benefitting from those dollars. Because supply chains are anything but transparent. A new offering from a familiar Portland startup, Chroma Signet, is designed to change that by bringing transparency to the supply chain, simply and effectively.Read More
Oh, I know you’ve already submitted your SXSW Pitch application. But for those who haven’t…
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times. The “P” in PDX stands for “procrastination.” And as I’m as guilty as any for that sort of behavior, I always like to give folks a few last minute nudges to get stuff done. Like applying to be part of the SXSW Pitch competition.
Portland’s Mogol, Tali, and Tripgrid recognized by SXSW Accelerator program
For more than a decade, the annual gathering of tech folks at SXSW Interactive has been a concentrated audience looking for the next big thing. As such, any number of startups have used the event as a means of launching and promoting their products. Recognizing this, SXSW created the SXSW Accelerator program to help make that happen. And this year, three Portland startups have been selected to participate.
Good things come in threes: Portland blockchain startup Chroma gains momentum
You know me. I always like it when good stuff happens for Portland startups. It’s like whatever the opposite of schadenfreude is. Like I get happy when they’re happy. Oh. Wait. Maybe that’s just called “being happy.” Anyway… I’m happy that Portland’s Chroma is happy. They’ve had a triple dose of good news, lately. Read More
This is why you bet on people: Chroma now enables any Oregonian to be an investor through Chroma.fund
It’s a phrase that has become almost platitudinal in early stage startup circles—especially when it comes to investors. “We don’t invest in companies. We invest in people.” But just because it’s overused doesn’t prevent it from being true. And today, with the launch of Chroma.fund, the team at Chroma proved why. Read More
Just in time for the holidays: Happy Data Hour Portland, December 19
I know, I know. You’ve had a rough holiday season of office parties and get togethers and whatnot. But I think you have the fortitude to attend at least one more gathering before the year end. And here’s a great opportunity: Happy Data Hour, Thursday, December 19. Read More