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Boom time for higher education startups

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Linda Baker
Thursday, July 26, 2012

07.26.12 Thumbnail OnlineEdA surge in online education startups may transform higher education landscape, in Oregon and nationally.

 

A soldier's tale

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Linda Baker
Thursday, July 19, 2012

07.19.12 Thumbnail ShareA former chief of public affairs for the Oregon National Guard launches new mobile app for transaction of barter.

 

Diversity and Tech: Part II

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Linda Baker
Friday, July 13, 2012

07.13.12 Thumbnail DiversityA Tuskegee Airman's tech venture and an incubator targeting women of color provide mounting evidence of inclusivity in the tech community

 

Bike insurance enters the market

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Linda Baker
Thursday, June 21, 2012

06.21.12 Cyclist ThumbnailTwo new insurance plans indicate demand for products that provide liability, theft and accident coverage for cyclists.

 

Aircraft maintenance business flies higher

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Linda Baker
Friday, June 15, 2012

06.15.12 Airplane ThumbnailAs sales of private planes decline, the business of maintaining existing fleets soars, helping small operators recover from the recession.

 

Changes afoot for education governance, funding

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Linda Baker
Thursday, June 07, 2012

06.07.12 EducationCostBlog ThumbnailA flurry of activity in K-12 and post-secondary education prompts musings on new and existing education funding models.

 

Creating value with mobile apps

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Linda Baker
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

05.31.12 FacebookBlog ThumbnailFacebook IPO raises questions about the value created by internet technologies and spotlights a new generation of value added mobile apps.

 

Turning spoils into commodities on the Columbia River

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Linda Baker
Friday, May 25, 2012

05.25.12 Columbia ThumbnailAn Oregon Coast green tech startup aims to mine Columbia River dredge spoils for iron ore, reducing the need to create new disposal sites.

 

The democratization of VC

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Linda Baker
Thursday, May 24, 2012

05.24.12 Money ThumbnailAn investor panel suggests that barriers to accessing startup capital are starting to break down.

 

Five lessons from the Webvisions conference

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Linda Baker
Friday, May 18, 2012


05.18.12 Web ThumbnailThe Webvisions conference in Portland yields insights on the ascendancy of the user experience, expanding multimedia platforms and the lack of diversity in the mobile and tech communities.

 

New co-housing community bucks market trends

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Linda Baker
Friday, May 11, 2012

05.11.12 ForSale ThumbnailCully Grove in Northeast Portland is one of the few and new for-sale multifamily projects under construction, and other alternative housing types are on the rise in Portland.

 
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