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Friday, April 19, 2013

Oregon startups raised more investment capital in the first quarter of 2013 than in any first quarter since 2000.

Seven companies raised $70.4 million altogether, according to the numbers compiled by the NVCA’s MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Most of the venture money came from just two Portland deals -- $30 million raised by software startup Puppet Labs in January, and $25 million that mobile app developer Urban Airship raised the following month.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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