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Urban Airship raises $25M; plans hiring surge

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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Push notification startup Urban Airship announced $25 million in new backing, which the company plans to use to expand its hiring and growth plans.

"Now it's a question of accelerating and grabbing as much of the market as we can," said Scott Kveton, Urban Airship's co-founder and chief executive.

Urban Airship's new round follows last month's $33 million investment in Portland social login specialist Janrain, and a $30 million investment in Portland network management startup Puppet Labs.

All are among the biggest investments in Oregon tech companies since the dot-com bust. Coming in rapid succession, they suggest a possible inflection point in the history of the Silicon Forest -- a sharp uptick in the prospects of some of the Portland area's most promising young companies.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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