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Silicon Florist links arrangement for May 3, 2022 ๐Ÿ’

Angel Oregon Life & Bioscience Finale: Get Your Tickets!

Join us for the Angel Oregon Life & Bioscience (AOBIO) Grand Finale & Innovation Showcase, to be held in person on May 26th, 2022, 3-7pm at Amaterra Winery in Portland.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 29, 2022 ๐Ÿ’

A โ€˜donโ€™t do listโ€™ for founders: Seattle VC shares tips for startup leaders

There are a lot of guides and blog posts for founders that provide advice on what to do as a leader of an early-stage startup. But not as many highlight what not to do in those initial days building the next great unicorn.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 26, 2022 ๐Ÿ’

Oregon economist: ‘Whatโ€™s wrong with Portland? Nothing.’

Oregon state economist Josh Lehner is more optimistic about the next few years for the region. He spoke this week at Portland State University’s annual Harold G. Vatter Memorial Lecture about the future of the region’s economy. Here are four takeaways from his economic forecast.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 25, 2022 ๐Ÿ’

Panic Playdate Review: The Weirdest, Best Fidget Game Console Ever

Panic’s bizarre gaming handheld was announced years ago, something that seemed whimsical and almost like a joke. It has the look of a product you’d see on an episode of Portlandia: a small, twee device in Pikachu yellow, with a Game & Watch-esque black-and-white screen, that plays games and sometimes uses its side crank for inexplicable reasons. Delightful and lovely and unexplained.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 21, 2022 ๐Ÿ’

Managing Your Mental Health While Running a Startup

Iโ€™ve heard a lot of people talk about work-life balance, and I think the sentiment is well intentioned, but it overlooks a key opportunity. Running a company is hard as hell. Even in good times, it can be a grind. Itโ€™s definitely critical to carve out personal time, but you should also think about ways to bring more of your life into your work. I like to think of it as work-life integration.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 19, 2022 ๐Ÿ’

Playdate review: Panic’s first hardware product is adorable & fun

Playdate is a new gaming console from the beloved Mac development studio Panic. It’s small, has a metal crank, and is unlike any console we’ve played to date โ€” and we love it.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 18, 2022 ๐Ÿ’

Storyteller: You Learn From the Experiment, Not the Outcome

Rick Turoczy writes about what makes the Portland Incubator Experiment work โ€” and what makes it worthwhile.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 14, 2022 ๐Ÿ’

Portland VC deals down after historic 2021, but trend points up

Venture capital investors closed fewer deals in the Portland metro area in the first quarter of 2022 compared with last year. However, activity wasnโ€™t far off from the number closed in the first quarter of 2020 and was well above the number closed in the first quarter of 2019.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement, Puppet edition ๐Ÿ’

Sometimes, big news happens. Which means a bunch of people write about it. And that means a lot of links. So I’ve captured those links for you in a roundup. The topic? The planned acquisition of Portland’s Puppet.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for April 7, 2022 ๐Ÿ’

Airship: Meet MAX

No matter how your company approaches mobile app experience, thereโ€™s no question that MAX is becoming the digital center of the customer experience universe. In fact, mobile apps are becoming the preferred destination where the exchange of value between customers and brands is most respected and rewarded.

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