Finding mentors isn’t always easy. But PivotPlanet is working to change that, helping people find mentorship and advice when and where they need it—an hour at a time. Meet the Startup caught up with the Upstart Labs alum to hear more about the service. Read More
For a social application to be truly social, it has to be accessible to all kinds of folks—not just owners of the latest smart phone. That’s what makes Celly shine. With a low barrier to entry and any number of ways to use the service, this Portland startup has managed to make building small curated social networks drop dead simple. Read More
After some retooling and rethinking with the help of Upstart Labs, Portland-based Taplister has re-emerged with its latest iteration. Meet the Startup took a few moments to catch up with Kerry Finsand to hear what’s new and improved in the latest offering. Read More
It’s not often you get the chance to chat with that a startup that has surfed two accelerator programs simultaneously. But then again, this is Portland. We do things a little differently. And Vizify? They think a little differently about how you present yourself online. Read More
At Meet the Startup, we always try to find new and interesting startups with whom to chat. And every once in a while, those interesting startups are actually a new twist on one we’ve already covered. Such is the case today as we sit down with Chris Teso of Chirpify. Read More
Every once in a while, Meet the Startup steps away from tech to interview other startups. This does two awesome things: 1) It helps you pull your head out of tech for a few moments and 2) it helps you realize that every entrepreneur goes through similar struggles. Read More
Startup Weekend is changing the way many people enter the world of entrepreneurship. But what does it entail? Well, Portland Startup Weekend was kind enough to let Meet the Startup tag along for a weekend, to document the journey. Read More
For many accelerators, the heralded “Demo Day” can be an invite only affair. But lucky you. Portland Seed Fund allowed the Meet the Startup crew into the event. And we get to share each of the companies with you. Read More
While we love meeting startups one-on-one, we never pass up a chance to meet startups, en masse. And OEN Angel Oregon 2012 seemed to be the perfect opportunity to do just that.
Take a look back at the competition and the startups who made it an event to remember. Read More
It’s always nice to highlight companies that are doing amazing things. Especially when they seem to be doing them very quietly.
For example, did you know one of the largest consumer green tech blogs in the world is headquartered right here in Portland? It’s true. Meet EarthTechling. Read More