We’re drawing closer to election season. And this time around, entrepreneurs are a hotly contested constituency for the Portland mayoral candidates, Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith. That’s why Elemental Technologies will bring the two candidates together for a debate about the startup scene—and of course they’ll be livestreaming it. Read More
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Meet the Startup: Portland’s next mayor
Given that it’s ballot day in Portland and we know you’ve been busy working on your startup, we thought we’d rerun the mayoral episodes of Meet the Startup.
That way, you get to meet the candidates and it serves as reminder to get your ballot submitted. Win win. Read More
Meet the Startup: Chatting with Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith
Continuing our discussions with Portland mayoral candidates, we sit down today with Jefferson Smith. Folks know Jefferson as a born and bred Portlander, a member of the Oregon legislature, and a the founder of the Bus Project.
But there are a few things you might not know about Jefferson, including his view on the Portland startup community. Read More
Portland’s next mayor: A tale of the social network tape
So the Portland mayoral race is starting to move into the next phase, with the candidates coming off of the first formal debate, this week.
Having candidates debating always leads me to wonder… How are those conversations happening online? And what sort of sway do Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith hold in terms of social networks? Read More