Silicon Florist 🌹 PitchBlack 2024, Key4Women winners, Turkey Tracker 🦃
One of the largest and most popular pitch competitions on the West Coast is looking for its next cohort of participants. And this one is only for Black-founded or Black-led companies. That’s right. PitchBlack 2024 applications are now open… More
Ever been listening to a podcast and been like, “I’d really like to give that podcaster a piece of my mind!”…? But you don’t want to take the time to type out a reply — or even figure out where to type that reply? Those were the humble beginnings of PodInbox, a service that provided a voicemail box for podcasters. But it’s become so much more than that. Which is why, it’s changing its name. To Fanlist… More
Obviously, this time of year has me thinking of Turkey Tracker. You know, the turkey that was hooked up to the Internet every Thanksgiving so that we could monitor its doneness? I always appreciated it as a fun and creative way of embracing tech. And a great example of Portland’s wacky creativity… More
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Thursday (Nov 30) Bootstrap Founders
Friday (Dec 1) First Friday at Upstart Collective
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