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
Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day with Geoloqi's views on the Portland startup scene
I love it when serendipity occurs. Yesterday, we heard the news that Geoloqi—the Portland startup that’s making it easier for developers to add geolocation services to their applications—has been acquired. And today is Ada Lovelace Day. Read More
Geoloqi acquired by Esri
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
REMINDER: Portland Quantified Self show and tell features Vizify and Geoloqi
I’m more than happy to report that Portland Quantified Self crew is starting to gather more steam. And given its appropriately geeky and open sourcey bent, I see no signs of that subsiding. Which honestly? Is a good thing. Read More
Make mine Titanium: Geoloqi powers battery efficient geolocation for Appcelerator Titanium
Geoloqi, the Portland startup that’s making location based tools easier for developers to adopt, has been strangely quiet lately. Too quiet.
And today, it became obvious why. The company has just announced a Geoloqi module for Appcelerator Titanium. Read More
When you code, Portland, Code for America and Reboot Democracy
We here in Portland love a good cause. And a good hackathon. So when it comes to a hackathon for a good cause? Oh my. It’s perfect.
And here’s the perfect opportunity: Code for America is hosting a Reboot Democracy Hackathon, this Sunday. Read More
When one door closes… Geoloqi offers a new tool to help SimpleGeo customers transition
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
Feel like hacking some Portland municipal data, this weekend? Well boy howdy are you in luck
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
Meet the Startup: Meet a whole bunch of Portland Seed Fund startups
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
Meet the Startup: Discovering more details about Geoloqi
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.
And when it comes to Portland startups, no one is more invested in geolocation technology than Geoloqi, a platform that allows any developer to add geolocation functionality to their apps. Read More