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Another week, another Starve Ups alum acquired: Manage My Co-op exits

One of my favorite things about Portland’s original startup scalerator, Starve Ups, is their laser focus on helping founders successfully exit from their companies. Why? Well among other things, it’s the only way we’re going to generate enough wealth to create a truly self sustaining startup ecosystem. So following fast on the news of Starve Ups alum SpaceView’s acquisition, I’m happy to reveal that another Starve Ups alum—and RAIN Eugene alum—has exited, Manage My Co-op.

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Augmenting their own reality: Atheer acquires Starve Ups, Portland Seed Fund, and Techstars alum SpaceView

A lot of my discussions around the Portland tech community and its current momentum tend to concern companies and individuals exploring alternative realities—virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality. And that should come as a surprise to… absolutely no one. Like many new technologies, Portland’s early adopters have been mucking around with VR and AR for years.

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Quantifiable impact: Starve Ups shares some metrics on its performance

While there are so many things I love about the Portland startup community, one of the things that always seems to irksomely fall by the wayside is quantifying what’s actually happening in our community. We’ve got anecdotal evidence in droves. But metrics? Not so much.

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What to do first? First Thursday features CENTRL Office, WeWork, Starve Ups, TiE Oregon, and W+K

We’re in full swing of First Thursday season, so it only makes sense that our calendars would be getting crowded with a ton of interesting opportunities. Events to attend. People to see. Spaces to explore. Well, I thought I’d try to help by picking out some things that might be especially interesting to you startup types. But I don’t know that I’ve made the decision any easier. Read More

Looking for a little rocket fuel for your startup? Starve Ups Launch Pad could be just what you need

Being an entrepreneur ain’t easy. And getting your startup to a point where it’s generating revenue, satisfying customers, and gaining recognition can sometimes seem like insurmountable tasks. That’s why it’s nice to have peers who can help mentor you. Like Starve Ups Launch Pad. Read More

Starve Ups Launch Pad: Connecting entrepreneurs with the resources they need

So you’ve been to Pitch Club. You’ve done a stint or two at Portland Startup Weekend. And now you’re looking for those connections that can help you take your business to the next level.

Well look no further. It’s time for another Starve Ups Launch Pad. Read More

Starve Ups: Is that a COO in your backpocket or are you just happy to see me?

Every startup is trying to do more with less. Well, actually, everyone is trying to do more with less. But especially startups.

That’s what makes StarveUps guest speaker Cameron Herold‘s expertise so intriguing. His premise? Efficient operations can help startups double profits and revenues—in less than three years. Read More

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