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What's NEXT? Portland Startup Weekend adopts NEXT program

With Portland Startup Weekend Fall 2012 barely concluded, Portland Startup Weekend’s crew is already onto the next big thing: Startup Weekend NEXT.Driven by Startup Weekend headquarters, NEXT kicks off in Portland and 15 other cities November 28th. Read More

Portland Startup Weekend launches 13 companies and sends one into Global Startup Battle

A few weeks back, Portland Startup Weekend‘s eighth event gathered 113 participants who presented 50 pitches. From that, 13 teams formed, with the winning team advancing to the Global Startup Battle, part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. (And you can still vote for them.) Read More

Portland's slice of Global Entrepreneurship Week is stacking up to be amazing

If there is one thing that entrepreneurs get on a regular basis, it’s challenged. Be it building a business, finding customers, or having family constantly asking why they don’t have a real job, most startup types are in a constant state of defending their actions. Read More

It's like an olive branch of awesomeness: Startup Weekend Eugene offers Portlanders a steep discount

Sure. I get it. Traveling to Eugene can be a bit of haul. But many of you seem to find excuses to make the trip fairly regularly on Saturdays in the fall. So now here’s another reason to head south this autumn: Startup Weekend Eugene, this weekend. Read More

Startup Weekend trifecta: Portland Startup Weekend expands to host PSU and Eugene events

There isn’t anything quite like Startup Weekend, a 54 hour entrepreneurial sprint that starts with ideas and ends with fully fleshed-out companies, truly with the potential to become going concerns. And Portland loves it. In fact, Portland Startup Weekend has been one of the most successful programs in the world. Read More

What’s it like to go through a Startup Weekend? Meet the Startup documents Portland Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is changing the way many people enter the world of entrepreneurship. But what does it entail? Well, Portland Startup Weekend was kind enough to let Meet the Startup tag along for a weekend, to document the journey. Read More

See MyReplayLive live with replays: Beta launch tonight at SoccerPlex

Remember that one time—at rec league soccer—when you megged a middie and then pulled a rainbow kick into a miraculous bicycle kick, all to score the buzzer-beater game winning goal? Yeah, well we don’t. Because we never saw it. So we just nod sadly as you begin retelling the tale.

But what if you had proof? What if you had the replay? Well, that’s what Startup Weekend Portland alum MyReplayLive is hoping to do for you—and for thousands of other amateur athletes. Read More

Big reveal: See the Alpha release from Startup Weekend Portland alum Tell It In 10 tonight (and grab a free beer or two)

If I can say one thing about Portlanders, it’s that we’re overly aggressive—with our humility. But lately, some folks have been taking the opportunity to celebrate their progress and their wins. And that’s a very good thing.

That’s why I’m excited to let you know about an actual launch party. It’s a celebration for Tell It In 10, a company founded about a month ago at Startup Weekend Portland that’s been going like gangbusters every since. Read More

Startup Weekend Portland launches 14 companies into the wild

I swear. Startup Weekend Portland gets better every time they do it. And this time? They blew all of the other Startup Weekend Portlandseseses out of the water. Maybe all Startup Weekends anywhere.

Last weekend, a standing room only crowd spent 54 hours pitching, teaming up, and building a bunch of amazing ideas. And after the dust settled, 14 companies took the stage to demo their solutions. Read More

Burning the midnight oil on your startup? Join the club at Startup Weekend Portland

It’s no secret, that a ton of startups begin their lives as side projects. All with dreams of someday transitioning to a day job. A going concern. Some make it. But most of those ideas never make the leap out of hobby-dom.

Why? Because it’s one person with an idea. But—lucky for you—that’s not going to happen to your project. Because you’ve got Startup Weekend Portland. Read More

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