Urban Airship CEO steps down | Print |  Email

Amid a sexual assault investigation, Scott Kveton is taking an immediate and extended leave of absence from the company.

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The Scott Kveton affair | Print |  Email
ScottKvetonBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

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.

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ZoomCare takes on investment deal with Endeavour Capital | Print |  Email

The Hillsboro-based neighborhood health clinic company received a substantial equity investment from Portland-based investor.

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New Seasons supports GMO campaign | Print |  Email

New Seasons Market is the latest local business to endorse the Oregon Right to Know Campaign.

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UP closes $182M capital campaign | Print |  Email

The funds from the University of Portland's RISE Campaign will pay for scholarships, faculty and construction projects.

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Pearl West office tower speeds towards groundbreaking | Print |  Email

The developers behind the nine-story Pearl District building have completed Portland's design review and permitting process.

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Ashland electric motorcycle maker lands Minnesota investment | Print |  Email

Bagley-based TEAM Industries has signed a partnership and investment deal with Brammo.

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Updated: Disrupting innovation | Print |  Email
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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Nike gay marriage PAC returns $180K | Print |  Email

The Nike Equality Political Action Committee, which supports the legalization of same-sex marriage, returned more than $180,000 to company executives.

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Reser's Fine Foods to move production to Hillsboro | Print |  Email

The Beaverton-based food manufacturer will begin construction on a 310,000-square-foot specialty food plant and distribution center this summer.

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WMFDP to host $56K diversity training | Print |  Email

White Men as Full Diversity Partners is putting on a three-day diversity training conference in Welches at the foot of Mt. Hood.

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EWEB drops developer | Print |  Email

The Eugene Water & Electric Board eliminated Paradigm Properties, leaving three firms with the chance to acquire and redevelop the utility's 17-acre riverfront property.

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Attack of the Robin Sages | Print |  Email
070714 thumb linkedinfakesBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.

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