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Urban Airship snaps up former Snapfish exec as Chief Product Officer

The C-level suite at Urban Airship just added another seat. They announced today that Troy Anderson has joined Urban Airship in the role of Chief Product Officer. Read More

Is that an Alaska Airlines boarding pass in your Passbook or is your iPhone just happy to see me?

After the Urban Airship and Alaska Air announcement during Google I/O, you might have seen this one coming. But now it’s been confirmed. Urban Airship is powering Alaska Airlines Passbook integration on iOS devices. Read More

Fly the Google skies: Urban Airship partners with Alaska Air to showcase Google Wallet API

Ah spring. With a faint hint of Google I/O in the Portland air. Why? Well, while most of the Google I/O activity is taking place down in San Francisco, some of it is taking place right over our heads, with Urban Airship and Alaska Air. Read More

Put a little bit of Portland on stage in Seattle: Chirpify, Elemental, Urban Airship vie for GeekWire Awards

It’s no secret that I have a bit of a good natured rivalry with our friends at GeekWire. Emerald City vs Rose City, Sounders vs Timbers… you get the drift. And I can’t think of any better way to stir things up than to put a few Portland companies on stage during their GeekWire Awards ceremony, next week. Read More

Come fly with us: Urban Airship snaps up Nike veteran to head up customer success

Portland’s Urban Airship continues to rise. Becoming a dominant force in the mobile industry, the company has focused recent efforts on building out an executive staff with the experience to manage the company’s continued growth. Today, Urban Airship announced they have hired John Schroeder as Vice President of Customer Success. Read More

Windows seat: Urban Airship works with Microsoft to ease deployment on Windows 8 Phone using Azure

We’re in the middle of one of the biggest events in the mobile industry, Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. So it’s to be expected that companies are making big announcements. Today, Portland’s Urban Airship highlighted their ongoing efforts with Microsoft Windows Azure, Windows 8, and Windows 8 Phone. Read More

Big Urban Airship announcement gets a little love from KGW

I’m always more than a little giddy when the traditional media pick up on Portland startup stories. And when it’s on the teevee? That makes me even more giddy. Read More

Cozying up: Instrument and Urban Airship alum Matt King joins Cozy as they open a Portland office

It’s a good time to be in Portland. And while our homegrown startups are knocking it out of the park, we’re attracting startups from elsewhere, too. Take Cozy, a Bay Area startup that just hired Portland-native Matt King—an alum high-powered local shops like Instrument and Urban Airship—and opened up a Portland office. Read More

How high is up? Urban Airship lands another $25 million in funding, led by August Capital

Portland has seen an upswing of funding for startups in recent months. And it’s showing no signs of slowing. The latest announcement? Push-notification juggernaut Urban Airship has secured an additional $25 million in funding—led by August Capital—bringing UA’s total funding up to $46.6 million. Read More

Heading to SXSW? Don't miss Urban Airship's Mobile Saturday

If you’ve been to an event at Urban Airship‘s Portland headquarters, you may be familiar with a giant metal dirigible that sits alongside the meeting space in the building. What you may not know is that contraption was slated to be part of a big SXSW event, last year. If it hadn’t rained most of the time. Read More

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