Tag: coffee

Coffee, cofounders, cold brew, and PIE

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times: It’s lonely being a founder—or even the cofounder—of a startup. That’s why I’m always happy to see events and programs that bring founders together. So just imagine how psyched I am when a founder focused event collaborates with a founder focused program. Founder founder founder. Well, and coffee.

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Portland startup Supportland gets a surprise cameo in Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"

As you may have heard, Jerry Seinfeld was around Portland a while back. And now we know why. He was busy chatting with Fred Armisen of Portlandia for his show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. And there are a few surprises. Read More

Need wifi and coffee? Work From Portland gives you the best rundown of coffee shop workspaces in town

Those who’ve been in the Portland tech scene for awhile remember the dark ages of wifi and coffee. Where we stumbled from store to store, hoping for connectivity. And then Adam DuVander gave us wifiPDX, which helped shed some light on the subject. But we still weren’t really sure whether the connectivity, coffee, and atmosphere would work. Read More

Look into the “Future of Work” with Philip Rosedale, founder of Second Life and cofounder of Coffee & Power

Work has changed a great deal, this century. Partly because of the Internet. Partly because it simply needed to change.

Coffee & Power is one example of that change—enabling independents to work and sell their services in a common marketplace. With coffee. And power. Read More

Entrepreneurs need two things: coffee and power. And now, Portland is getting more of both… with Coffee & Power

If there are two things that are always in short supply, it’s coffee and power. That’s why I was happy to read that—as reported by GeekWire and Willamette Week–the popular San Francisco workspace Coffee & Power is opening up a new branch. In Portland. Read More

Portland’s Small Society builds an iPhone app for a little coffee shop called Starbucks

[HTML2]Turns out even coffee shops need iPhone apps. Well, they do if they’re Starbucks. Two even. And now the official Starbucks iPhone drink app—myStarbucks—is available from the App Store.

Yes, yes. Starbucks is headquartered in Seattle, I know. And even though a number of sites were covering the app launch—including Portland-based iPhoneSlutz—I didn’t really have any Silicon Forest angle on it.

So why am I writing about it now? Well, because as it turns out, the Starbucks app was created by none other than Small Society here in Portland. Read More

Wifi, caffeine, and coworking: 10+ Portland coffee shops for meeting up with Portland’s tech types

So where are the best places in Portland Oregon to cowork with coffee wifi and cohorts? Here are ten choices for your coffee shop coworking pleasure, with a couple of bonus suggestions.

[Editor: Thanks for swinging by! Unfortunately, this post is severely out-of-date. But fear not, gentle reader. There’s a new and improved resource for coffee, wifi, and coworking here in Portland, Oregon.]

[HTML1]Admittedly, we in the Portland Web, Mobile, blogging, and startup scene are a bit of a nomadic bunch. Whether finding some place to camp out in between meetings or hunkering down to crank out code for hours on end, folks around these parts are always looking for a good spot to work—preferably with an infusion of caffeine nearby. And sometimes, it’s nice to have some peers around for bouncing ideas or simply just a little company.

So where are the best places in Portland to cowork with coffee, wifi, and cohorts? Here are ten choices for your coffee shop coworking pleasure, with a couple of bonus suggestions of up and coming spots. Read More

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