Tag: network redux

Ripple effect: General Automotive Building headaches for startups cause further effects downstream

While Puppet Labs are probably the most well known startup in the building, it was the issues affecting Network Redux that seemed more troubling to me. You see, Network Redux has been a go-to sponsor for any number of events around town, from Ignite Portland to Portland Lunch 2.0 to Open Source Bridge.

Maybe I’m just a little oversaturated with the ideas of ripple effects and chain reactions after following the disaster in Japan throughout the weekend. But I couldn’t help but see another example of cause and effect playing out here in the Portland startup scene when I read Mike Rogoway’s piece on the troubles with the General Automotive Building in the Pearl.

While the story may seem to be about a few Portland startups who were impacted. In reality, this setback affects the broader Portland startup community as a whole. Read More