Tag: josh friedman

And then the Portland startup scene got even more Incredible

Now, it’s no secret. I’m a little bullish on this whole “Portland startup scene” thing. I mean, I really, really, truly believe that there are a bunch of awesome people here. Doing a bunch of amazing things. And whenever I can help shed a little light on what’s happening here? I try to do that. Because Portland is awesome. But now? Now it’s also Incredible. Read More

Picture this: Josh Friedman signs on as CEO of GigaPan Systems

Sometimes you found companies. Sometimes you join a company that’s poised for success. The latter is the case today as serial entrepreneur Josh Friedman takes the helm of GigaPan Systems. Read More

It goes to Eleven: 11/11/11 is Eleven Wireless’ eleventh birthday party—and you’re invited

Many of you know Josh Friedman as one of the co-founder of Nedspace and the COO at Rumblefish. Some of you may even know that his efforts resulted in the formation of the Portland Seed Fund.

But what you may not know is that before that once upon a time—eleven years ago actually—Josh co-founded another startup called Eleven Wireless. And tonight, on 11/11/11, they’re celebrating that eleventh birthday. With you. Read More

Nedspace II: Former Vidoop space in Old Town keeps its startup flare

NedSpace folks are teaming up with eROI—not only a successful Portland startup but also an Old Town landlord—to turn the former Vidoop space above Backspace into another NedSpace workspace.

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of NedSpace, the coworking space on SW 3rd that’s full of some of the most business-minded tech entrepreneurs in town. I also like the fact that it’s run by a couple of already successful entrepreneurs as a way to give back to the community. And as if that’s not enough, NedSpace serves as the home of the Portland Ten, the startup bootcamp designed to whip would-be entrepreneurs into shape.

Apparently, I’m not the only one who’s a fan. The NedSpace concept is popular. So popular, in fact, that they’ve run out of room. Read More

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