Tag: Growth

Portland startup IOTAS wins growth stage startup of the year at Startup Grind Global Conference

It’s no secret that I’m pretty bullish on Portland startups and the community that surrounds them. But it’s always nice to see that confidence validated by other organizations. Like Startup Grind. Which just selected Portland startup IOTAS as its growth stage startup of the year.

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On fire: ShopIgniter has increased revenue 170% year-over-year

If there’s one thing Portland startups seem to have difficulty with, it’s celebrating wins. That’s starting to change. But it would be nice to see it more often. That’s why it was awesome to see a recent press release from ShopIgniter that simply bring us up-to-date on their progress. Read More

Jive Software unveils expansion plans

Jive SoftwareApparently Portland-based Jive Software has got the “moving into new digs” bug.

I mean, we all know that they’re moving into new offices in Portland, this summer, but now they’ve revealed that they’re planning to move into offices in Silicon Valley, London, and Zurich.

Why all the new offices? Well, there’s a few more heads in the good ol’ headcount it seems. Like more than four times as many. And with all those heads attached to bodies, they need somewhere to sit and work.

This marks a huge step forward for what was—heretofore—a very successful Portland startup. Now that Jive is stepping onto the international stage, it will be very interesting to see what this means for the local scene—and the attention Portland gets.

Stay tuned.

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