Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Portland beer growler Kickstarter meets goal in 34 hours
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Monday, October 20, 2014

GrowlerWerks LLC, which invented the uKeg, met its first crowdfunding goal of $75,000, then exceeded a second goal of $120,000 within three days.

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GlobeSherpa wins share of Chicago transit deal
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Friday, October 17, 2014

The Portland startup that makes TriMet's ticketing app won a share of the $2.5 million deal to build a similar system for the Chicago area.

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Starbucks to test 'pay ahead' option in Portland
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Friday, October 17, 2014

Customers will be able to place orders ahead of time on their smartphones.

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Portland nonprofit lands $8.5M federal grant
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Worksystems Inc. will use the money to launch a training program designed to prepare 1,000 Rose City residents for careers in IT and advanced manufacturing.

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'Bill the Butcher' shop no longer coming to Portland
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Seattle-based sustainable meat shop announced plans to open 10 locations across the city in January.

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