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|Thursday, December 22, 2011|
Two members of the Portland Incubator Experiment have landed investments—Cloudability and Athletepath.
Today, network management startup Cloudability plans to announce that it's arranged $1.1 million in backing led by investment firms Trinity Ventures and Walden VC. The new funds also include $255,000 from individual investors in Portland.
Separately, another soon-to-be minted PIE alum—Athletepath, which provides social networking services for bicycle and running races—has secured $300,000, led by the Willamette University Angel Fund and members of Portland's tech community.
The investments are another hopeful sign for Oregon's entrepreneurial community, which is enjoying its best funding year since the dot-com era. It's also a plus for PIE, which is about to begin recruiting candidates for its second class.
Read more at OregonLive.com.
Monday, July 06, 2015
Picking a business partner is not much different than choosing a spouse or life partner, and the business break-up can be as heart-wrenching and costly as divorce.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Photographer Jason Kaplan takes a look at Murray's Pharmacy in Heppner. The family owned business is run by John and Ann Murray, who were featured in our July/August cover story: 10 Innovators in Rural Health Care.
Monday, August 03, 2015
BY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
You may have noticed the photos of our rural health innovators departed from the typical Oregon Business aesthetic.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY BRIAN LIBBY
Ben Kaiser holds his ground.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY CHRIS NOBLE
Oregon is home to an abundance of gritty warehouses reborn as trendy office spaces, as well as crafty hipsters turned entrepreneurs. Does the combination yield an equally bounteous office products sector? Not so much. Occupying the limited desk jockey space are Field Notes, a spinoff of Portland’s Draplin Design Company, and Schuttenworks, known for whittling Apple device stands. For a full complement of keyboard trays, docking stations and mouse pads, check out the GroveMade line, guaranteed to boost the cachet of even the lowliest cubicle drone.
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY GREGG MORRIS
Rita Hansen aims to scale natural gas vehicle innovation.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Oregon's roads are crumbling, and revenues from state and local gas taxes are not sufficient to pay for improvements. We asked readers if the private sector should help fund transportation maintenance and repairs. Research partner CFM Strategic Communications conducted the poll of 366 readers in February.
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