Tag: php fog

PHP Fog gets $8 million and a new name: AppFog

A little late on this one, but I wanted to make sure that you knew about it. Especially because it’s another startup getting funding. It’s been a busy few weeks for Portland in that regard.

The latest company to gain additional funding for its pursuits? AppFog which just secured $8 million in investment led by Ignition Partners. Never heard of them? It’s no wonder. It’s the new name for PHP Fog. Read More

Want to hack with some of the best API folks in the business? Attend API Hackday PDX

Now, we all know that Portland has a thriving hacker culture. From weekly hackathons to Dorkbot to open source projects, we like our hacking around here.

But sometimes, it’s interesting to get some new people in the mix—especially if they have interesting APIs. And that’s why API Hackday PDX, July 30, could be a whole bunch of awesome. Read More

With Clouds now available on PHP Fog the forecast looks bright

So you’ve been enamored of PHP Fog‘s push-button simplicity for all of your PHP applications, WordPress installs, and whatnot. But you’ve really been waiting for them to have a more cloudy environment.

Well, wait no longer, gentle reader. PHP Fog now offers you the ability to manage your own Clouds on their platform allowing you to run apps for as little as $2 per month. Read More

PIE: From side project to startup

A few years back, I had the opportunity to run a BarCamp Portland session called “From side project to startup.” I’ve always liked that thought. Because it’s a dream that so many of us have. To work on something we love—even if it’s on the side. And for that project to build so much momentum and find users and find revenue. And that we could make it our job. Day in and day out.

Well, I never believed it would happen to me. But with Silicon Florist and PIE, it has. Read More

The Startup Saloon and other stories of PHP Fog from Lucas Carlson

[Editor: Another day, another guest post. Matt Riopelle from Corvallis-ish Fixel was recently in town to attend a Continuous Web Portland Meetup featuring Lucas Carlson of PHP Fog. Matt was kind enough to capture some of his observations and insights to share with Silicon Florist readers like you. I know right? Great way to start a Thursday.] Read More

Portland startups get a little love: Geoloqi wins at AppNation, PHP Fog wins at Under the Radar

Oh lookie there. While I’m busy whining about Portland startups not getting the respect they deserve, what happens? Well some them go out and actually get the respect they deserve. Go figure.

That’s right. Seems that two Portland startups garnered some love and attention, this week. Location service Geoloqi won the AppNation Best New App award and PHP Fog won the Audience Choice at Under the Radar. Read More

Portland could have the best cloud based startup… if you vote for PHP Fog

PHP Fog is quietly coming into its own on the Portland startup scene. They’ve secured nearly $2 million in funding, they’ve graduated from PIE to new office space, and they’re continuing to improve their offering.

But, fact of the matter is, they’re still a bit of an unknown. But you could help change that. You see, PHP Fog is currently in the running for a CloudCamp Cloudy Award and your vote could help give them the win. But you have to hurry it looks like voting has closed. Read More

Portland funding gets cloudy and foggy: Madrona leads $1.8 million investment in PHP Fog

Portland-based PHP Fog—a new startup that provides cloud-based hosting and dynamic scaling for PHP-based projects—has announced $1.8 million in funding, led by Seattle’s Madrona Venture Group.

Yes, yes. I know I’m supposed to be all jazzed about the iPhone being available on the Verizon network now. And I am. That’s great news. But you know what has me more wound up? Funding. For a Portland company.

That’s right. Portland-based PHP Fog—a new startup that provides cloud-based hosting and dynamic scaling for PHP-based projects—has announced $1.8 million in funding, led by Seattle’s Madrona Venture Group. Read More