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Monday, August 04, 2014

This year's contest puts more emphasis on the companies' makeup in choosing winners.

The Startup PDX Challenge has picked 19 semifinalists from 134 applications for its second annual, publicly funded effort to boost entrepreneurship in the city.

 

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