Tag: Funding

Crossing the streams: Lytics lands $2.2 million from Rembrandt and Voyager

When Lytics stood on stage at PIE Demo Day last year, they compared their solution to Moneyball. Well, that analogy seems to be paying off. The company—which focuses on helping companies better understand their customers by seamlessly combining multiple streams of activity data into a series of rich profiles—announced today that they had secured $2.2 million in funding, led by Rembrandt Venture Partners with participation by Voyager Capital. Read More

Something to crow about: Portland's Chirpify wraps up $6 million Series A

In a startup world of composed of cofounders where the solo founder is often written off, Chirpify is one of those scrappy single-founder tech startups that is making consistent progress. Today, the company—founded by Chris Teso—announced they have closed their Series A funding at $6 million. Read More

Playing a different tune: Portland's Orchestrate lands a $3 million seed round

Portland just got a little cloudier. Orchestrate—a startup that has a new take on how to distribute resources for cloud computing—has landed a $3 million seed round, led by True Ventures. Read More

Fo shizzle: Chirpify adds Snoop Dogg… err Lion and $2 million in Series A

That crew at Chirpify just keeps rolling. In addition to a growing “A list” of celebrities using the platform—Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne are among the latest—they’ve convinced Voyager Capital to double down, raising a $2 million series A round. Read More

You're going to need a bigger tree: Treehouse secures $7 million in funding, led by Kaplan Ventures

When we heard that Ryan Carson and the Treehouse crew were calling Portland home, last year around this time, that was pretty big news. Well, now they’ve got even bigger news. To the tune of $7 million. Read More

Driver's seat: Mobile ticketing startup GlobeSherpa lands $1.3 million led by Oregon Angel Fund

If you’re a transit rider in Portland, paper bus tickets and passes just moved one step closer to be a thing of the past. Portland Seed Fund alum GlobeSherpa announced today that they have closed a $1.3 million funding round, led by the increasingly active Oregon Angel Fund. Read More

How high is up? Urban Airship lands another $25 million in funding, led by August Capital

Portland has seen an upswing of funding for startups in recent months. And it’s showing no signs of slowing. The latest announcement? Push-notification juggernaut Urban Airship has secured an additional $25 million in funding—led by August Capital—bringing UA’s total funding up to $46.6 million. Read More

Something to celebrate at Portland Lunch 2.0: New Relic lands $80 million in funding

While Portland Lunch 2.0 is always a great excuse to get together, it’s always nice to have something to celebrate. And this month’s hosts just announced some big news: New Relic has secured $80 million in funding led by Insight Venture Partners. Read More

Better than the back of a napkin: Site 9 lands half-a-million dollars to accelerate ProtoShare

It’s always nice to see companies getting a little extra cash to help them further their business opportunities—especially when the companies are already profitable. Such is the case with Portland-based Site 9 which just closed $500,000 in funding to continue the development and marketing of its product ProtoShare. Read More

Cloudability’s day in the sun: Portland company lands $8.7 million in funding

[Full disclosure: Cloudability went through PIE. I work at PIE.]

Yesterday, Portland’s Cloudability announced $8.7 million in Series A financing, led by Foundry Group. And it got quite a bit of pickup—as you’ll see below—drawing attention to both the company and the whole Portland startup scene. Read More

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