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1 At what cost?
2 Smoother business travel @ PDX
3 Vibrant tech cluster takes root in the Gorge
4 “No teeth” in Portland’s business rights resolution
5 A sustainable Oregon Business Plan
6 Graphic: ROI to N. American angel investors
7 Certifiably green pink shrimp
8 Next: an inspired test tube
9 Informatics: a new kind of health worker
10 New casino opens strong in Florence
11 Baker embraces airport potential
12 Cessna buys Columbia Aircraft in $26 million deal
13 Hospitals find RX for growth
14 Deal Watch: Local brothers brew a big merger
15 Let the party begin
16 Readers pick favorites for President
17 Bills get down to business
18 Storm blows through economy
19 Beaverton pushes shopping-cart ordinance
20 A good start for ski resorts
21 Graphic: Oregon Community Foundation grants by region
22 Timber payments axed from energy bill
23 Tillamook seeks resort
24 New year, new you
25 Former L-P CEO authors book about 'Mama'
26 Business travel: carry-on bag comparison
27 Photos that let you drink in the scenery
28 Luxury chairs for any body, at any price
 

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Why I became an Oregon angel investor

Guest Blog
Monday, July 14, 2014
AngelInvestBY TERRY "STARBUCKER" ST. MARIE

I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.


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Risks & rewards of owning triple net investments

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 24, 2014
NNNinvestmentBY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

With the increasing retirements of Baby Boomers, a massive real estate shift has created a significant increase in demand for NNN properties. The result? Increased demand has triggered higher prices and lower yields.


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Oversight? Or gaming the system?

News
Monday, July 14, 2014
AmazonBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.


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Updated: Disrupting innovation

News
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
070814 thumb disputive-innovationBY LINDA BAKER  | OB EDITOR

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 and fast changing business environment. 

Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.


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Portland: Where young people go to work?

News
Friday, June 06, 2014
UntitledBY KATIE AUSBURGER | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

How to build a hipster-friendly work environment.


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The global challenge

News
Friday, June 27, 2014
062714 thumb globalmarketBY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

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.


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The role of higher education as K-12 underperforms

Contributed Blogs
Friday, May 30, 2014
ThumbChalkboardBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Since 1970 the performance of our public education system has steadily deteriorated.


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