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Beaverton, Oregon incubator has far reach

Credit: Pamplin Media Group, Beaverton Valley Times, Mandy Feder-Sawyer Interest about a Beaverton program was recently noted by a group from the Middle-East that would like to use the program as a model. The Oregon Technology Business Center Virtual Incubation Program, supported by the city of Beaverton, welcomed a delegation […]

Venture capital investing is on the decline. Here’s why Portland shouldn’t worry (Interactive map)

Credit: Portland Business Journal, Jeff Jeffrey Venture capital spending continues to lag behind the record activity of recent years, but startups needn’t worry; industry analysts say there’s still billions in dealmaking still to be done. VC firms invested roughly $38 billion in startups and other early-stage companies during the first […]

Workshop: Pacific Northwest Startup Ecosystems

Pacific Northwest Startup Ecosystems Learn about Pacific Northwest startup ecosystems – ecosystems we will cover include Eugene, Bend, Portland, Vancouver, Victoria and Anchorage. Topics include: • Startup and technology initiatives as economic development strategies. • Regional funding sources for startups raising capital. • Ecosystem resources including co-working spaces, incubators/accelerators and […]

Seven Peaks Ventures doubles down, participates in Bright.md Series B

Credit: PE Hub Network Bright.md, developer of a virtual care solution to improve healthcare efficiencies and outcomes while reducing costs for many of the most common health conditions, today announced it has closed an $8 million Series B funding round led by B Capital Group, a global venture capital firm […]

Jama Software opens European HQ with company co-founder at the helm

Credit: Portland Business Journal, Malia Spencer Jama Software opened its first overseas office with a European headquarters in The Netherlands. The office is in Amsterdam and it will be led by company co-founder Eric Winquist, who has already relocated, according to the company. Winquist was CEO of the company until […]