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Portland logistics startup lands $10M

Credit: Malia Spencer, Puget Sound Business Journal Online international logistics marketplace Fleet Logistics Inc. is the latest Portland-area company to announce a sizable investment round this year. The downtown Portland-based startup secured $10 million from investors led by Frankfurt, Germany,-based airline Lufthansa Cargo. As part of the deal, Lufthansa Cargo Chief Commercial […]

Portland startup, NurseGrid, a health care app maker, snags $5.7M, plans more hiring

Credit: Malia Spencer, Portland Business Journal Portland health care startup NurseGrid said Thursday it has secured $5.7 million from investors. It will use the funds to boost its product team and double-down on a growth strategy as it further scales its user base. The round was led by Durham, N.C.-based […]

First angel investor group dedicated to sports product startups gets off the ground in Portland, Oregon

Credit: Portland Business Journal Kate Delhagen helms the Oregon Sports Angel funding group that launched in October, and has already held its first pitch meeting.  Delhagen calls herself a “startup person” – she moved to Oregon to help found sportswear brand Lucy and has been working on the advisory board […]

6 finalists selected for Prosper Portland’s ‘In the Running’ pitch competition

Credit: Clare Duffy, Portland Business Journal Six entrepreneurs looking to carve out their place in the consumer goods industry were selected last week as finalists for the In the Running pitch competition. The competition, hosted by Prosper Portland and the Oregon Angel Fund, will give the finalists a chance to […]

Portland logistics startup raises $5M

Credit: Malia Spencer, Portland Business Journal Portland-based Fleet Logistics Inc. has raised another $5 million from investors, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The young company made news last spring when it secured a $4 million seed round led by Texas-based Hunt Technology Ventures. Fleet declined to comment […]

Portland startup’s technology lands in Netgear routers

Credit: Malia Spencer, Portland Business Journal A partnership between Portland’s Circle Media Labs Inc. and networking company Netgear Inc. could dramatically increase the Portland startup’s reach almost overnight. Circle’s technology — sold as Circle with Disney — will now be available on two of Netgear’s home networking devices. Those buying two of Netgear’s popular […]

Portland smart home startup lands Intel Capital backing

Credit: Malia Spencer, Portland Business Journal Intel Capital has invested more than $1 million in Portland smart home technology maker Iotas. The money will allow the company to continue to expand its engineering team. Iotas offers smart home technology for the rental market. Its hardware and software allows renters to create profiles […]