If my Instagram feed is any indication, a number of you just spent the last weekend running in the Portland Marathon. So this may be a little early to pound the pavement again. But trust that I’m only asking you to get back on the road because it’s for a good cause. It’s time for another 4K 4Charity Run. Read More
Help raise money for PIGSquad with the push of a button, a retweet button
While it’s no Wendy’s chicken nuggets tweet, a tweet by Michael Hill still has the potential to do some good for local nonprofit PIGSquad.
Memorable research: Consano creates a simple way to fund medical research while honoring your loved ones
Portland startup Consano has been changing the way that medical research is funded, allowing anyone to establish fundraising campaigns directed at research. But they’re not stopping there. They noticed a trend in donations—donating in the name of a loved one—that inspired them to create a new feature for the service, Honor Funds. Read More
Does location matter for fundraising? Looks like Portland startups who secured Series A have a 50% chance of getting Series B
While it’s not nearly as common of a conversation as it once was—thanks in part to the performances of steadfastly Portland companies like Elemental Technologies, Puppet Labs, Urban Airship, Cloudability, and others—many Portland entrepreneurs have concerns—if not unmitigated fear—that remaining headquartered in Portland could curtail their ability to raise capital for their startups. New research from Tomasz Tunguz may provide a little peace of mind. Read More
Visit TiE Pearl Incubator to hear founders share their fearless tales of fundraising. Well, okay, maybe with some fear.
For those who haven’t been through it—and sometimes even for those who have—fundraising can be a strange and nebulous concept. That’s why it’s always good to hear from people who have been through it successfully. Because no two stories are the same. And they’re often rife with a series of failures along the way. Read More