Nick Fox is a pioneer in the field of aquaponics, which combines hydroponics and aquaculture to grow tilapia and crops.
Verizon's venture capital arm invested $800,000 in Portland startup MobileRQ.
Stumptown Coffee opened their first California cafe in downtown Los Angeles. It is the Portland-based chain's tenth retail location.
Portland-based online retail startup Brandlive raised $1.6 million in an investment round led by the Oregon Angel Fund.
Oregon's business portal site, Business Xpress, won a 2013 Digital Government Achievement award.