You know how we love our weeks here in Portland. Sneaker Week. Design Week. Burger Week. Startup Week. Week week weekity week. Sometimes, these weeks try to pretend they’re not actually weeks by not putting “week” in their name. But don’t be fooled. They’re weeks. And if you’re into consumer products — like food, beverage, apparel, and beauty — well then have I got the week for you. Built Festival is back and bigger than ever.
Now in its fourth year, the wildly popular local festival designed to brighten up the dreary months in Portland is lighting up even more of the town. Portland Winter Light Festival has expanded, yet again.
What a difference a day makes. Around 24 hours ago, I was busy stumping for XOXO, which—at that point—was a pipe dream of a festival event here in Portland.
Now? Thanks to Kickstarter, XOXO is fully funded, sold out, and over subscribed. Read More