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A clever card snark
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

ATSSnarkyIt’s 9:30 p.m. on a Sunday evening and the Triple Nickel bar on Southeast Belmont in Portland is relatively quiet. A woman dressed in bright red walks up to a table of people and makes a pitch: “Hi, I’m Alisa Star and I make brutally honest greeting cards.”

 

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Heat wave
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009
GreenJohnSorensonCommunity-owned heating plants are an old idea garnering new enthusiasm as climate change and alternative energy needs make their 19th century technology right for the future.
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Green Inc.
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

GreenMarcGaudinOregon's 100 Best Green Companies are blazing a variety of trails toward sustainability.

 

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Deal Watch: SurveyMonkey keeps mum on acquisition
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

DealWatchsurveyThis much we know for sure about the April acquisition of Portland’s SurveyMonkey:

A private investment group, led by Spectrum Equity Investors, acquired a majority interest in the 10-year-old online survey company.

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Port feels global shipping pain
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

indicators0609As shipping traffic slowed all over the world, the number of vessel calls at the Port of Portland fell 35% and container traffic dropped 26% during the first three months of 2009.

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