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Silicon Florist 🌹 Paxton AI $6M Seed, Sixty AI opens beta 🔓
I’ve been eagerly awaiting more AI startup pursuits in Portland. There’s been activity here and there but I haven’t found much. And then today, I happened upon Paxton AI thanks to their funding announcement, a $6 million Seed Round for their focus on AI applications for the legal industry… More
Speaking of AI… Sixty — the new AI startup founded by Mat Ellis of Cloudability fame — has opened up its platform to the public. Now, everyone has the chance to leverage Sixty’s features to “take back your time”… More
It used to be — way way back in the day — that Silicon Florist content was mostly coverage of side projects. Not necessarily businesses. Or even concepts with huge potential. But random ideas that people were inspired to create. That was, after all, the promise of technology in my opinion: the opportunity to build and maintain interesting things at a low cost. So I’m always happy to see new side projects crop up. Like Namealong… More
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Wednesday (Sep 27) Startup valuation with Naomi Derner
Saturday (Oct 7) Mentorship Saturdays
Tuesday (Oct 10) 4K4Community Fun Run
Tuesday (Oct 17) Built Festival 2023 (Bend, OR)
Thursday (Oct 19) Bend Venture Conference (Bend, OR)
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