You catch more flies with honey than vinegar, I guess.
So while I admonished you for not having yet applied to the SXSW Accelerator, the kind folks at SXSW are actually giving you a few more hours to make your startup sound as awesome as you possibly can. Read More
We love it when it when Portland companies get funding. But I’ve got to tell you… we’re pretty happy when companies with Portland offices get funding, too.
And that’s just what happened with New Relic—a San Francisco based company with an office of 20 in Portland—who just landed $15 million in funding. And part of that, no doubt, will be used for hiring more folks in Portland. Read More
If you’re looking for a job with an up-and-coming Portland startup, Elemental Technologies is a really good place to start your search.
The company—which is working to revolutionize video streaming—is also doing a whole ton of hiring. I mean, they’ve got 10 positions open on the Silicon Florist job board, alone. Read More
There used to be a time when Portland didn’t have much of a support system for the startups here in town. But that’s starting to change.
The latest endeavor is a new startup incubator in Hillsboro, backed by TiE Oregon and Melvin Mark. Sound interesting? They’re opening the new space to the public on Thursday evening. Read More
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
If you’re in the tech scene, you’re well aware of the incubator and accelerator renaissance going on right now. It seems like every day a new organization arises to ensure startups have more resources to move faster and further than they would on their own. But that’s not always happening in your backyard. Read More
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
Interested in starting a startup but not quite sure how hard the leap will be? Nothing beats a crash course for steeling your courage.
That’s why OTBC is offering a one-day intensive workshop on how to build a successful startup. But you’ve got to hurry. It’s tomorrow. Read More
Now granted, I don’t usually cover traditional software and tech hardware… but a startup acquisition is a startup acquisition, no matter what kind of technology. And especially when that acquisition is a liquidity event for Oregon-based capital like the Oregon Angel Fund.
So, I’m happy to let you know that Portland-based RNA Networks has been acquired by Dell. Read More
There are any number of companies that are classified as “startups.” But this one has to be the youngest, most starting up startup with whom we’ve had the chance to speak. It’s like brand spanking new. And stuff.
Meet Sheetal Dube of AudioName, a company founded during Startup Weekend Portland in April of this year. That’s right. Only a few months old. And going full bore at making a go of it. Read More