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Late-blooming startups can still thrive

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor US early-stage investment share shrinks as China surges Who gains from Facebook’s missteps? It seems like startup news is full of overnight

Acorns to launch new retirement accounts after buying Portland fintech startup, Vault

Update: This post has been updated to indicate that Manning Field is the company’s chief commercial officer, not chief financial officer as was originally reported. Micro-investment service, Ac

City of Portland may subpoena Uber for details on Greyball program

The Rose City isn’t happy with Uber… again. After the company failed to turn over details about its deeply sketchy “Greyball” software by Portland’s deadline, the city

Shared EV access is expanding in Portland

Portland, Oregon, has started a pilot program to bring car sharing and alternative fuels to low-income neighborhoods where residents might not consider either type of transportation accessible.

ReachNow expands BMW car sharing to Portland

After launching in Seattle in April, BMW’s car sharing service ReachNow is expanding down the I-5 corridor to Portland, Oregon. In Seattle, more than 13,000 people signed up in the first month,

Puppet Labs Secures $22M Credit From Silicon Valley Bank

Portland, Ore.-based DevOps company Puppet Labs today announced that it has secured a $22 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank. In addition, the company today appointed former Genentech

America’s Whitest City Explodes With A Fusion Of Inclusion

It’s tough to see at first glance that diversity matters in Portland, Oregon. After all, Portlandia is widely known as the “whitest city in America.” But hidden within this environmentally frien

Nestdrop Goes Back To Delivering Weed, Adding 9 Locations Along The West Coast

Portland Gets One Step Closer To Getting Google Fiber

In a few years time, when you come to retire in Portland, chances are that you will be able to subscribe to Google Fiber. Earlier this week, the city took another step in allowing Google to expand its

New Relic Banks Its Billion Dollar Quest On Portland, The Crafty Land Of Big Beards, Beer And Bikes

<a target="_blank" href="http://newrelic.com">New Relic</a> has some pretty sweet digs in my hometown of Portland, high above the city on the 28th floor of the US Bank Tower. Couches are in the corner

Techlandia: Portland 100 Wants To Help Local Startups Grow To $100 Million

Portland, OR isn't just a place where young people <a target="_blank" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVmq9dq6Nsg">go to retire</a> and hang out at <a target="_blank" href="http://pdxurbanwinerie

Google Offers Is A Cheap Knockoff

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/free-stuff.jpg"> Google's recently released <a href="https://www.google.com/offers/">Offers</a> product is showing mixed success in

Portland Bookstore Will Trade Your Soulless Kindle For Real Books

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/scaled.Alt-text.jpeg" class="right">Hey, man, what's your problem? You drink kombucha and ride a fixie, but what the heck are you doing w

Nau now carries a recycled wallet with a SIM card slot

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/naubillfold.jpg" alt="" />I love my home state for a number of reasons, but this is just one more reason why Oregon kicks ass. Portland,

Cricket Wireless offering unlimited data for $35/month

When I was back home in Portland a couple months back the tattoo shop I frequent had a Cricket shop next door and I didn’t really think anything of it. I know they’re small time and only offer ser