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Locally sourced: eROI, Urban Airship alum Dylan Boyd named Managing Director for Nike+ Accelerator, powered by TechStars

When you hear that there’s a new company coming to Portland, you always hold hope that they’ll work to use local resources whenever possible. Upon learning that TechStars was coming to town to help Nike, my first fear for the program was that they would be importing all of the talent to run the show. Well, that fear has been allayed. Read More

Brilliant! Urban Airship floats over the pond to open London office

Continuing its expansion, Portland’s Urban Airship has now opened a London office. Cofounder MT Richardson has relocated to London to help with the effort. And they’ve already brought on some big name to help stand up the new “premises.” Read More

Portland's Urban Airship picks up another company, Tello, and adds Palo Alto to their list of offices

Portland-based Urban Airship is having a big week. They’re celebrating the opening of their London office, and they’ve acquired another company, a small Passbook-focused developer called Tello. Read More

Where are they now? Urban Airship unveils location aware push notifications

When Portland-based Urban Airship acquired SimpleGeo, last year around this time, the promise of location-aware mobile communications came into stark focus. And while throwing something together quickly could have worked, UA was concerned that they deliver a service that worked exactly the right way. Read More

From the mouths of startup founders: Geoff Lewis of Founders Fund and Scott Kveton of Urban Airship share their knowledge

On any given day, you can peruse Hacker News and find tons of posts from startup founders. But it’s rare to get the chance to sit down with those founders and ask them questions, face to face. This Monday, however, you’ll get that chance. In fact, you’ll get two founders: Geoff Lewis of Founders Fund and Scott Kveton of Urban Airship. Read More

Up in the air: Clent Richardson named to FlightStats board

Former Apple and TiVo exec, Clent Richardson has joined the board of FlightStats, the company announced today. Read More

REMINDER: API Hackday PDX 2, this Tuesday at Urban Airship

It seems like only yesterday Portland had its first API Hackday. Now? It’s time for another, starting Tuesday morning. Read More

New partnerships have Urban Airship getting even more gamey

You’ve built one of the leading platforms for enabling push notifications on smartphones. Where do you go next? Well, if you’re Portland’s Urban Airship, you look for creative opportunities to use that technology to improve experiences. And gaming seems like a perfect venue to do just that. Read More

Portland startups gain international acclaim: Urban Airship wins big at CTIA

When it comes to the wireless industry, CTIA is one of the biggest shows. And a local Portland company was just recognized as one of the most promising new technologies.

Urban Airship has been named the “Best Emerging Mobile Marketing & Advertising Solution” at CTIA. Read More

Urban Airship Newsstand Publisher: It’s like the publications almost sell themselves

One of the benefits of push notifications is keeping users engaged long after the application has been installed on their device. Why should publications be any different?

That’s why Urban Airship has developed Newsstand Publisher, a new product that enables digital periodicals to foster a more active relationship with their readers. Read More

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