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|Thursday, May 01, 2008|
PORTLAND Greenlight Greater Portland, a recently formed, privately funded economic development group, has released its first analysis of greater Portland’s industry clusters, venture capital trends and workforce. Based on its findings, Greenlight says it will focus on three clusters for its first recruitment initiatives: alternative energy and environmental services, computer software and IT services, and design. For its retention initiatives, it plans to focus on computer hardware and electronics, metals and machinery manufacturing, and bioscience and medical devices. “The new money is all about alternative energy,” says Tim Priest, Greenlight’s CEO. The study showed that significant venture capital is being put into this area; VC dollars invested in alternative energy grew 260% nationally over the past five years.
Friday, March 13, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR
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Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER
On April 1 I attended a forum at the University of Portland on the sharing economy. The event featured panelists from Lyft and Airbnb, as well as Portland Mayor Charlie Hales. Asked about the impact of tech-driven sharing economy services. Hales said the new business models are reshaping the landscape. “But,” he added, “I don’t pretend to understand how a lot of this [technology] works.”
Thursday, March 19, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR
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Friday, March 27, 2015
BY JOE CORTRIGHT
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Friday, March 20, 2015
BY OB STAFF
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Monday, April 27, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN
Companies can benefit when they use software to meet staffing requirements and address employees' family and life commitments.
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