Portland startup Subfund is helping creators manage direct messages, allowing them to efficiently send DMs to folks in their communities who opt in to receive those messages. But sometimes, those creators have a little more to say than a DM. And that’s why Subfund has expanded their offering to allow for full length newsletters, as well.Read More
Housekeeping: Moving the Silicon Florist newsletter over to Substack
Having been online for more than 13 years, Silicon Florist has attracted a wide variety of readers who have an equally wide variety of reading preferences. Some folks read the blog. Some still track the RSS feed. Some follow the Twitter feed. But a whole bunch of you tend to rely on the Silicon Florist newsletter, week after week.Read More
And now for something slightly different: In Case It Missed You
As you might have noticed, I’ve got plenty to share about what’s happening in the Portland startup community. And sometimes, I expand that purview to Oregon, as a whole. Or write about things that are happening elsewhere but are important to startups here. Clearly, I really, really like doing that. And hopefully, me doing that consistently on a volunteer basis for more than 13 years proves that.Read More
If you subscribe to one newsletter today, Portland Business Journal's new Portland TechFlash should be the one
We’ve all got a lot to do. Surfing around to Web sites or paying attention to social sometimes falls by the wayside. That’s why I always love seeing new newsletters—because I basically live and die by email. If you’re the same, have I got a treat for you. The Portland Business Journal just launched a newsletter focused purely on startup tech. Read More
Get less with Silicon Florist curated content
So if you’re into keeping track of what’s happening but you can’t dedicate your life to it, sign up for Silicon Florist curated content and bring some happiness back to your inbox—and likely, your life.
So you like the Portland tech scene, but you don’t obsess over it. You want to stay up-to-date with what’s happening, but your Google Reader count hasn’t dropped below 1000+ in ages. And no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to remember which big event is which week and where.
Sound familiar? If so, you—like thousands of others—are likely suffering from fire-hose fatigue. I mean, that real-time Web thing isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, is it? But now, there’s hope with Silicon Florist curated content. Read More