Tag: demolicious

Given that Portland Startup Week officially starts on February 2, Groundhog Day seemed an appropriate theme

When Oregon native Andrew Hyde and I originally started chatting about Portland having its very own Startup Week—the concept that he, the Startup Weekend creator, had dreamed up to help towns celebrate their startup scenes—I was already toying with a few ideas. When he suggested that the launch date should be Groundhog Day, it was settled. Read More

From one Reedie to another: Switchboard inherits Demolicious Cup from fellow Reed alum at Knock

You just have to love Demolicious. I mean, where else can you get compelling demos of amazing startup technology—sometimes, even before it’s ready for prime time—in a really laid back and truly Portlandy competition? (Hint: You’re supposed to say “Nowhere!”) And last night, didn’t disappoint. Read More

Knock, knock! Who's there? Your Mac password via your iPhone

In a world of ever increasing password complexity and growing concern over privacy, managing highly secure passwords can be both a necessity and hassle. Which is why using additional devices or two-factor authentication are growing in popularity. And a Portland company just hit upon a unique way to unlock your Mac. With your iPhone. Introducing Knock. Read More

Sure you can demo, but is it Demolicious?

Hey you. Yeah, you. Midnight oil. You’re up late. Working on that thing. You know. That side project. The one that’s really going to change the world. All you need is just a little bit more work and then you’re going to be ready to demo that thing like nobody’s business. Well, get ready to be happy. Your opportunity is right around the corner. Read More

Portland's Adam DuVander joins SendGrid as Developer Communications Director

If you don’t know Adam DuVander, you should. He’s one of the unsung champions of the Portland tech scene. He was one of the first Beer and Blog attendees; he started Demolicious; he was on the committee that brought the Ignite format to Portland; and the same group who helped bring BarCamp to Portland. But it’s what he’s done outside of town that’s even more impressive. Read More

Demolicious: It's back and it promises to be better than ever

A few years back, we used to have a great group called Portland Web Innovators. It served as a monthly gathering of folks working in the tech scene. Time wore on and the group leaders got busy and it basically trailed off. But one component of that formative group is coming back—a quarterly event to feature early stage prototypes called Demolicious. Read More

REMINDER: Mobile Portland Demolicious, tonight

Whenever people ask me what events they should be attending, the first thing I mention is Mobile Portland. It’s easily the best tech event going, these days—with a great mix of mobile and startup types. Read More

REMINDER: Demolicious + Mobile Portland = Mobile Demolicious, demos of tasty mobile apps, tonight

Portland has more than its fair share of awesome mobile app development going on. But sometimes, there’s so much, we miss out on some of the amazing things our peers are doing. That’s why Portland Web Innovators and Mobile Portland thought it might be a good idea to combine forces. So that we could see demos of cool mobile apps.

Sound interesting? Well head on over to Urban Airship tonight—Monday, April 25—to see Mobile Demolicious, starting around 6 PM. Read More

Come see some Demolicious Portland projects, this Wednesday at Backspace

A few weeks back, I put out a call for Portland startups and projects to get up on stage at the first Demolicious of 2011. And as luck would have it, there were a ton of awesome responses. Trouble is, we only had five spots available. And picking which five was tough.

But now, the selection is done. So all that’s left is your heading to Demolicious this Wednesday at Backspace, watching the awesome demos, and helping select a crowd favorite. Read More

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