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After further analysis: Portland's Measureful retools offering to focus on marketing folks

Portland Seed Fund and Upstart Labs alum Measureful has taken a dose of their own medicine. After carefully analyzing where their product was getting traction in the market, they’ve retooled their offering to focus their efforts on marketing and agency types. And it’s paying off. VentureBeat just called them the “Flipboard of data.” Read More

Meet the Startup: Catching up with Brandlive

If you’re considering pitching Portland Seed Fund, this week, it might be good to do your homework. And I’m happy to help. Recently, Meet the Startup caught up with PSF alum and Oregon Angel Fund portfolio company Brandlive. Read More

Beer pitchers: Present to Portland Seed Fund and get a free pint

Portland loves its beer. And Portland loves its startups. So combining beer and startups must be awesome right? Right. Especially when it’s free beer. And so I’m happy to share that it’s time, once again, for the Portland Seed Fund‘s Pitch for Beer event. Read More

Good to go: Brandlive lands GoPro and $1.6 million led by Oregon Angel Fund

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

Heads in the clouds: Portland's Cloudability shares its startup story

Arguably, Cloudability has been one of the most successful Portland startups to emerge in the last couple of years. And they’ve done so by successfully leveraging a number of opportunities that have come their way. Starting out of borrowed space in Puppet Labs, joining PIE, taking funding from Portland Seed Fund and local angels, joining TechStars, and getting investment from 500 startups. Read More

Miners allowed: New Tellagence tool digs through Twitter for relevant topical data

It should come as no surprise that Portland gets analytical about things. Webtrends took an early lead in the world of Web analytics—and continues to innovate on monitoring what’s happening on the Web, today. And it’s led to a prevalence of thoughtful and creative data visualizations—from companies like Periscopic, for example—are changing the way people think about data. Read More

Meet the Startup: Getting the vision behind On The Go Platforms

While still a nascent industry, wearable computing is definitely gaining momentum. And Portland startup On The Go Platforms is way ahead of the curve. The Portland Seed Fund alum and Startup PDX: Challenge winner is working to create “killer applications for smart glasses.” Read More

Lowering the barrier to entry: Founders Fund allows Portland founders to ante up for Portland Seed Fund II

One of the topics I didn’t cover in my round up of the most recent Portland Seed Fund demo day was an announcement made near the end of the show. Mostly because I wanted a chance to catch up with Portland serial entrepreneur Chris Logan, who is spearheading the effort. Read More

A whole new crop: Portland Seed Fund unveils their fourth class of startups at Demo Day

It was standing room only at Ziba for the Portland Seed Fund Demo Day, which featured 11 companies from their latest class. Wait a second. Eleven? That’s odd. It was like a a week of 11s in Portland. Eleven accelerators in Portland. Eleven startups in the Portland video… But I digress. Read More

Post graduation celebration: Join Portland Seed Fund class 4 to celebrate a successful Demo Day

While many demo days are closed to the public, the folks at Portland Seed Fund always want to include the community however they can. And what better way than throwing a little shindig for the community once PSF demo day is over? Read More

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