New Relic kicks off its new year of Future Talks with a local speaker—who has worldwide appeal. Amber Case—cofounder of Portland startup Geoloqi which was acquired by Esri in 2012—has spoken at TED and keynoted SXSW. Now, she’ll be speaking here in Portland. Read More
Portland-based Geoloqi, a startup that focused on providing geolocation services to enable other applications, has been acquired by Esri, a company that seeks to enable “people to positively impact the future through a deeper, geographic understanding of the changing world around them.” Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More
News came this week that Portland’s Urban Airship was simplifying its service offering by incorporating SimpleGeo functionality into its high performance push offerings and shuttering the separate SimpleGeo service. In the interim, they were helping customers transition to new services using Factual as a stop gap.
Well now, another Portland company has stepped up to help in the interim. Geoloqi has released a service to allow folks to import SimpleGeo data into Geoloqi. Read More
It’s no secret that the City of Portland has opened up some of its data to allow developers to hack around and build interesting things that use that data. But just hacking on that stuff all by your lonesome isn’t always that fun. That’s why there are regular hackathons to get people together to hack together on Portland’s open data. Read More
Usually, Meet the Startup introduces you to one startup. This week? You’re getting a whole bunch. Because last week, we attended the Demo Day for the Portland Seed Fund. And we’re sharing our highlight reel from the event with you.
So grap a cup of coffee and take a few moments to get a quick look at the eight new Portland startups that launched from Portland Seed Fund. Read More
For many developers and consumers in Portland, geolocation falls near and dear to their hearts. Whether it’s hacking maps, working with GPS, or using open data to provide interesting details about locations.