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Let the procrastination begin: PIE opens applications for its next class of startups

Ah spring! Birds are singing. Flowers are blooming. And the stress levels are about to rise significantly as you start to weigh your options for startup accelerators—and whether that model is even right for your company. Portland Seed Fund is already well underway. And now, local startup accelerator PIE has opened applications for its next class. Read More

Have your PIE and eat it too. I mean, if we have pie at Portland Lunch 2.0.

Given that March 14 is pi day—you know, 3.14—we thought that would be the most appropriate day for PIE to host Portland Lunch 2.0. And apparently you agreed.

There’s only one little problem… Read More

So that happened: Six new startups debut at PIE Demo Day Fall 2012

[Full disclosure: I work for PIE.] Last Friday, as promised, six new startups emerged from PIE—the startup accelerator cosponsored by Wieden+Kennedy—to take the stage at the Armory to share the stories of the companies they had built during the program. Read More

Procrastinators rejoice: Google joins PIE so PIE extends its application deadline and drops the founder math

As you may have heard, PIE (the Portland Incubator Experiment) has revised its format and is now accepting applications for new startups to come join the space. [Full disclosure: PIE is my day job.] You may have also heard that part of the new PIE is the fact that startups get mentors from Wieden+Kennedy, awesome tech and startup mentors, and mentors from some well known brands like Target, Coca-Cola, and Nike. Read More

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