Call me crazy, but I’m beginning to think that maybe—just maybe—this whole “video on the Internet” thing may catch on. And Portland Seed Fund alum Brandlive has found themselves sitting right in the middle of the next wave of opportunity with one of the biggest names in the business. Read More
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Now it can be told: Why Meridian's $26 million all cash exit is incredibly important for the Portland startup scene
When Meridian announced that they had been acquired by Aruba Networks, last month, the terms of the deal were not disclosed. But given that Aruba is publicly traded, those numbers were bound to be revealed at some point. As per usual, Mike Rogoway at The Oregonian was the first to find it. Read More
Driver's seat: Mobile ticketing startup GlobeSherpa lands $1.3 million led by Oregon Angel Fund
If you’re a transit rider in Portland, paper bus tickets and passes just moved one step closer to be a thing of the past. Portland Seed Fund alum GlobeSherpa announced today that they have closed a $1.3 million funding round, led by the increasingly active Oregon Angel Fund. Read More
Dialing for dollars: Celly lands $1.4 million
In a world where social networks seem to get more and more complex by the day, a local Portland company is working to simplify social networking. And investors like what they see. Upstart Labs alum Celly just landed $1.4 million, led by the Oregon Angel Fund. Read More
It's never too late to buy gifts: InComm acquires Portland startup Giftango
Starting off the new year, many folks are looking for a little bit of change. Well, Portland-based Giftango just started the year with a pretty big one. You see, the company has been acquired by Atlanta-based InComm. Read More
Send me an Angel: Oregon Angel Fund applications close May 22
So you’ve convinced friends and family to invest. You’ve had an Angel or two contribute to your efforts. And you’re driving a little revenue. What next?
Well, Oregon Angel Fund could be just the thing your startup needs. And they just so happen to be taking applications. Read More
Second Porch finds a home for a $1 million investment led by Oregon Angel Fund
This week, Second Porch announced that they have secured $1 million in investment led by the Oregon Angel Fund.
During a SXSW panel on startups in smaller metropolitan areas, I spent some time talking about how venture capital was a bit more difficult to come by in towns like Portland. But I’ll be darned if some awesome Portland startups—like Urban Airship, ShopIgniter, and ActiveTrak—aren’t working to prove me wrong. And now? Another Portland startup has joined the list.
This week, Second Porch announced that they have secured $1 million in investment led by the Oregon Angel Fund. Read More
Second Porch secures Oregon Angel Fund commitment
Second Porch—the Portland-based Facebook app that helps vacation home owners market properties to friends and acquaintances—who recently heard that the Oregon Angel Fund had selected the startup to receive angel funding to the tune of $650,000—so long as they meet the requirements of OAF.
It’s the holiday season. And that means all the good startups are getting a little something extra in their stockings. So be good and you might be as lucky as Second Porch—the Portland-based Facebook app that helps vacation home owners market properties to friends and acquaintances—who recently heard that the Oregon Angel Fund had selected the startup to receive angel funding to the tune of $650,000—so long as they meet the requirements of OAF.
Mike Rogoway at The Oregonian caught up with Second Porch to talk about the good news. Read More
Oregon Angel Fund closes $3 million fund—and dishes out portions to three startups
Talk to practically any Oregon entrepreneur about angel investors and venture capital and you’ll get a luke warm reception—at best. But is that response simply perception and assumption or is it reality? I ask because the Oregon Angel Fund just gave us three million little reasons for taking another look at the Oregon angel scene.
You see, Xconomy is reporting that the Oregon Angel Fund has closed a $3 million fund. Read More
REMINDER: Speed pitch VCs and Oregon Treasurer Westlund at Big Idea Bash 2 tonight
It’s not often that fledgling startups get the chance to stand in front of a group of venture capitalists and pitch their ideas.
But that’s exactly the idea behind the Big Idea Bash, sponsored by the Oregon Investment Fund and hosted by the State Treasurer of Oregon, Ben Westlund, Wednesday night at the Olympic Mills Commerce Center: Read More