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Chris Chen joins Portland fintech startup Sila as CTO

I’m always saying that we have a super interesting fintech cluster here in town. Thanks, in part, to the diaspora from early challenger banks like Simple. And a recent hire — by a company helmed by one of the cofounders of Simple — lends credence to that assertion. You see, Chris Chen, formerly CTO of Wyre, has joined Sila as CTO.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 6, 2022 💐

North American Startup Investment Fell 11% In Q1

Altogether, investors put $82.8 billion into seed through growth-stage technology investments in the first quarter of 2022—down 11 percent from Q4 of 2021… but seed funding was up.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for March 3, 2022 💐

OEN brings back PubTalk, with a slightly different format

The retooled event will be monthly, mostly. The group will take May, September and November off, since those months will have other big OEN events: Angel Oregon bioscience, Angel Oregon Food and the annual awards show. PubTalk will also be off in August when many people take time off.

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