Leave it to Portland to do things a little differently. And to combine ingredients in new and interesting ways. Even when it comes to startup competitions. Like Pitchlandia, a crowdsourced, crowd-based, crowd-selected startup event featuring pitches from particularly Portland-themed companies. Read More
Sometimes one of the most difficult parts of practicing your startup pitch is getting actual critical feedback on that pitch. I mean something more than “That’s great!” or “That sucks, dude.” Especially in Portland where we have been known to be a tad more than effervescent with praise—and not as directed with our criticism. And by “we,” I mean me. Read More
Portland continues to garner attention from startup-associated ventures outside of town. GeekWire will be in town to host a happy hour, Thursday. Portland’s version of Startup Digest just rebooted. And now, Tech Cocktail has decide to host one of their get togethers here in town. Read More
While there are any number of amazing things happening in the Portland startup scene with Web and mobile, the glimmers of a hardware renaissance are upon us. And that harkens back to the days that when the Silicon Forest garnered its moniker. Read More
Someday, I’ll run out of Fight Club lines to massacre while promoting Pitch Club. But unfortunately for you, that’s not likely to happen any time soon.
But what is happening soon is another Pitch Club. Like Thursday night soon. And it’s the perfect time to practice pitching your startup ideas—no matter who or what you’re pitching. Read More
From the better late than never files, tonight is your last chance to test drive your pitch to the Portland Seed Fund crew as they prepare to select their next class.
The event begins at 4PM, January 4, at the Portland State Business Accelerator. It runs until 7PM. Read More