Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”
Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.
I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.
Tom Cox interviews Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.
Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.
The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex fast changing business environment.
Update: We checked in with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who offers his data driven take on the disruption controversy.
Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.
The Office of Economic Analysis announced that Oregon is currently enjoying the strongest job growth since 2006. While this resurgence has been welcome, the lingering effects of the 2008 “Great Recession” continues to affect Oregon businesses, especially with regard to estate planning and business succession.
Dress for Success Oregon promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools.
Demand for organic food continues to soar: Last year, sales of organic food rose to $32.3 billion — up 10% from 2012. In Oregon, organic produce wholesaler Organically Grown Co. has been championing organic growing methods for four decades.
Oregon Business magazine won two silver awards for excellence in writing in the National American Society of Business Publication Editors Western region competition.
Over the last several months we have seen a wave of cross-border acquisitions, primarily U.S.-based companies looking to purchase non-U.S.-based companies. There are a few reasons for this, but the main culprit is the U.S. corporate tax system. The United States has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world.
Northwest Analytics raised $1.4 million from 18 different investors during its first round of outside funding.
Flir has created an app, named Flir One, that can turn a smartphone into an infrared camera.
The Portland-based biopharmaceutical company has licensed the U.S. rights for Zuplenz, an oral film that contains an anti-nausea medication, ondansetron.
The Portland-based outdoor apparel company agreed to pay over $100,000 for distributing mislabeled insect-repellant clothing.
Voters will decide this November whether to legalize recreational marijuana for people 21 and older.
The Portland-based manufacturer will lay off as many as 70 workers this year when it shutters its aging production line.
SoloPower Systems' main private backer, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, is leading a "substantial" funding round to restart production in Portland.
The Hillsboro planning director has approved Reser's Fine Foods' development plans for a $18 million, 306,000-square-foot facility.
Massachusetts-based Meketa Investment Group, a consulting and advisory firm, has opened a new office.
Gov. John Kitzhaber and rival Dennis Richardson have laid out their differences for the upcoming fall campaign.
Atiyeh guided Oregon through the deep recession of the early 1980s; he died of kidney failure at the age of 91.
The Beaverton-based oscilloscope-maker nominated Pat Byrne, a former Intermec Technologies CEO, as its new president.
A number of hospitals in the Portland area will be penalized by a federal program which fines hospitals with high rates of infection and other hospital-acquired conditions.
The railcar maker formed GBW Railcar Services LLC, which owns and operates 38 railcar repair, refurbishment and maintenance shops.
The Portland urban farm is expanding its 16-acre educational farm and wetland with a $2.3 million, 6,660-square-foot Urban Grange development.
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How George Fox has become one of Oregon's largest private universities.
Forest Grove sees growth in the burgeoning food and beverage scene.
Geffen Mesher is saddened to announce the passing of long-time shareholder, Tom “Mike” Anderson, who died on July 10, 2014, from liver disease diagnosed after recent heart surgery. He was 55 years old.
Fifteen Lane Powell attorneys have been named 2014 “Oregon Super Lawyers,” and another five attorneys have been named as “Oregon Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine.
From its first-ever member forum, to upcoming Board elections, the Oregon-based, non-profit health organization is focused on letting members control their healthcare destiny.