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Eugene speeds up with a series of creative gigabit grants from Mozilla

Many of us know Mozilla as the organization behind the Firefox browser, but they have a number of other projects in which they’re engaged. One of those other projects is the Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund which funds speedy connectivity in support of deserving projects. Like some projects in Eugene.

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Working in Virtual/Augmented Reality? Business Oregon wants to help you get to London Tech Week. For real.

As we all know, when you’re in a startup, money is tight. But every little bit of exposure has the potential of completely changing the course of your company. How do you reconcile the two? You take advantage of discounts, scholarships, and grants. Like this one that Business Oregon is offering up to help fund a trip to London for VR/AR folks.

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Build locally, help nationally: SweetSpot helps Veterans Affairs track blood glucose readings remotely

(If I had been at the top of my game, I would have covered this on Veterans’ Day. But I’m covering it now—albeit a tad tardy.)

One of the reasons I started Silicon Florist was to help highlight amazing Portland startups and the interesting things they’re doing. Because there are some awesome companies here. Who don’t always get the recognition they deserve.

One of those startups is SweetSpot Diabetes, who was recently awarded a grant from the Veterans Affairs to help the organization remotely monitor blood glucose levels of its patients. Read More

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