Part of my morning “reading the paper” routine involves swinging by Product Hunt — founded by Ryan Hoover who grew up in Eugene — on a daily basis to see if anything interesting jumps out at me. And this morning, something definitely did. Because Portland startup Chainstarters was sitting at the top of the list of products for today.Read More
You just have to love Demolicious. I mean, where else can you get compelling demos of amazing startup technology—sometimes, even before it’s ready for prime time—in a really laid back and truly Portlandy competition? (Hint: You’re supposed to say “Nowhere!”) And last night, didn’t disappoint. Read More
I don’t know about you, but I find the number of Reed alums in the Portland startup scene to be a compelling backstory. And the list continues to grow.
It’s always nice to see more early stage investors getting into the game. But what about those early stage entrepreneurs?
Well, Reed College is doing their part. They hosted Reed College Start Up Lab this last weekend. And managed to churn out seven new startup ideas. But the big winner wasn’t even in college yet. Read More