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Meet the Startup: Getting in good with Good Works Now

When it comes to startups, a lot of companies tend to focus on consumers or commercial businesses. But what about providing services for nonprofits?

Well, that’s what Good Works Now is designed to do. Read More

Meet the Startup: Talking shop with Return Guru

Portland is lucky to have an amazing Startup Weekend program. As such, we’ve got a lot of interesting startups that are @pdxsw alums.

Today, we chat with one of the alums from the last round, Return Guru. Read More

Meet the Startup: Getting started with Portland Startup Weekend

Sure, we get to talk to a bunch of awesome startups every week. But what about the startups helping startups. I know, kind of meta right?

Well, this week we’re chatting with one such startup, Portland Startup Weekend. Read More

Meet the Startup: Delivering the story with brandlive

It seems that these days everyone is publishing video to the Web. But just because they can, doesn’t always mean that the should. And honestly, sometimes it’s just harder than it should be.

Enter brandlive, a company that help brands use live video to engage with customers in a natural and meaningful way. Simply. And easily. Read More

Meet the Startup: Keeping up with Fit2B Studio

It’s been a while since we’ve touched base with a fitness startup. So it seemed time to get ourselves in shape.

This week, we’re catching up with Fit2B Studio, a subscription-based exercise site that focuses specifically on moms—or anyone who’s looking for a different way to exercise their core. Read More

Meet the Startup: Serial entrepreneur Pete Grillo discusses the Portland startup scene

Usually on Meet the Startup, we tend to spend time talking about companies and a little time talking about the Portland startup scene. This time, we seem to have turned the usual format on its head. Read More

Meet the Startup: “This is your captain speaking…” about Urban Airship

As Portland revels in the makings of a tech startup renaissance, one of the companies leading the charge has been Urban Airship. Over two and half years, UA has grown from “four guys around a desk” to nearly 100 employees with offices in Portland and San Francisco.

To share part of that story, Meet the Startup caught up with the captain of the airship, Scott Kveton. Read More

Meet the Startup: Picking one of the brains behind Branium Studios

Portland and mobile go quite well together, as has been proven by any number of successful efforts around here. And a small but growing part of that local mobile market is gaming.

Meet Branium Studios, a small startup that takes games you know well and creates compelling mobile gaming experiences. Read More

Meet the Startup: Getting a grasp on Original Baby

While there’s a ton of awesome tech startup activity in Portland, there are also a bunch of other interesting startups in town. At Meet the Startup, we like to take a look at all of them.

One of the physical products is Original Baby, whose first product is a baby bottle holder designed to be used by babies. Read More

Meet the Startup: Chatting with Portland mayoral candidate Charlie Hales

It’s been a bit of departure from startups, but chatting with Portland’s mayoral candidates has been an interesting sidebar. And hopefully valuable for those entrepreneurs looking to choose a candidate who reflects their ideals.

Rounding out our third interview with the candidates, Meet the Startup sat down with Charlie Hales, to get his views on Portland, his previous experience, and what he sees as the future of our fair town. Read More

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