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The more things change, the more they stay the same: 10 years of Silicon Florist babbling about the Portland startup community

My oh my. How time flies. It seems like just yesterday that I came up with a cockamamie scheme to start writing about what I saw happening in the Portland startup community. And suddenly, it’s been a side project for a decade.

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What did Silicon Florist 2016 look like?

Every year, as the year draws to a close, I like to go back and thumb through the stories that appeared on Silicon Florist. To take a look at everything from the companies mentions to the number of words I managed to shove into a mangled headline. As always, it’s an opportunity to visualize the year as an old school word cloud. Read More

Silicon Florist links arrangement for October 7, 2016

Sorry for the radio silence and lack of links. I’ve been battling the latest flavor of autumn illness. But I’ve still been trying to keep tabs on what’s happening. So here are a few of the interesting things I’ve found. All while sniffling like Trump at a presidential debate. Read More

Silicon Florist links arrangement for September 26, 2016

Kicking off this week with links that include Econotechtrics on Portland, Treehouse teaches VR, Little Bird releases new features, an invitation to Consano, building stronger communities from the Latino Network, a new home for Hack Oregon, attending AutomaCon, a new take on employee stock options, and despite a stumble, Portland still gets to participate in Smart Cities. Read More

Silicon Florist links arrangement for September 20, 2016

For links today, rallying Portland founders to help one another, tracking TriMet, understanding the call of entrepreneurship, understanding that it’s not about race, and the entire history of Kickstarter city by city. Read More

Silicon Florist links arrangement for September 19, 2016

Today’s links feature OEN award winner Tyrone Poole, black and latina women founders, Steve Case says Peter Thiel is wrong, and venture capital is one hell of a drug. Read More

Silicon Florist links arrangement for September 15, 2016

Today on the precious linkses, Puppet hires new execs, Semaphoria unveils new Uncorked awesomeness, Miru takes on a white male dominated industry, Brian Michael Bendis provides business guidance from the world of comics, and more. Read More

Silicon Florist links arrangement for September 14, 2016

Today’s links include a retrospective on the last XOXO, a perspective on being a woman in technology, how Portland and Seattle employ talent differently, rallying Portland startups to help Street Roots, Brazi Bites shares Bootstrapping 101, and semifinalists for the Bend Venture Conference. Read More

Silicon Florist links arrangement for September 13, 2016

In today’s links, questioning if startup accelerators and innovation districts really work, announcing the winner of the Foot Locker and PENSOLE design challenge, IOTAS impresses Oregon BEST, Eugene RAIN, and new directions for Free Geek. Read More

Silicon Florist links arrangement for September 12, 2016

Starting off the week with a recap of XOXO, a continuation of the conversation around Portland investors, Seattle VC Bill Bryant, Workfrom releases a mobile client, Automattic’s successful distributed team, and the economics of venture capital. Read More

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