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|Wednesday, May 09, 2012|
Portland startup Swyper landed mayoral candidate Eileen Brady as its first political client.
The company makes a new form of campaign advertising that it hopes will make it big in the presidential election.
A Swyper is a sticker that attaches to a car or bicycle. Unlike other bumper stickers, Swypers attach to the rear windshield wiper blades, making for a, literally, moving campaign.
According to Swyper co-founder Mike Gold, they don’t ruin a vehicle’s finish and the face plates are easy to exchange for the next fad that catches your fancy.
“We see it as a way that you can show support for sports, politicians…,” Gold said. “You could have your Oregon Ducks Swyper on the night of a game then the next day you can go back to supporting your political candidate.”
Read more at KATU News.
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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.
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BY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR
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