Silicon Florist 🌹 Radious raises, Hardware Happy Hour, New experiments ✨🧪✨
If you’ve followed PIE at all, you probably realize that they take the “E” in their name — which stands for “experiment” — fairly seriously. As a way of exploring new opportunities. And to ensure that they continue trying new things. Even if those things have a likelihood of failing… More
I don’t care how cool your home office — or regular remote workspace is — staring at the same walls, day in and day out, can stifle even the best motivation and creativity. That’s why a change of scenery and setting could be that spark that you need. That’s some of the inspiration behind Portland startup Radious, which allows users to rent other folks’ home office spaces in an Airbnb-esque way… More
I don’t want to get my hopes up. Or our collective hopes up. But there’s something about a new happy hour popping up on Meetup that makes me think that things may be changing for the better. Especially when it’s a gathering that brings together a community of folks who could use more happy hours. Like the local hardware community. Meet Hardware Happy Hour (3H) Portland… More
Editor: It’s always a pleasure to get the chance to collaborate with folks in the Portland startup community to make things easier on founders around here. That’s why I was super happy to Jason Powell from Foster Garvey volunteer his time to discuss a variety of startup topics from his perspective… More
Silicon Florist links arrangement
February 21, 2022: Shade of Entrepreneurship, Programmers, Programming
February 22, 2022: Mentoring, Happiness, Unicorns
February 23, 2022: Diversifying investments, Imposter syndrome
February 24, 2022: Pitch mistakes, Paul Graham, Crypto
February 25, 2022: PitchBlack, Vacasa, Westside Pitch
Technical Product Manager at Travel Portland
Product Manager at FuelCloud
Sr Software Engineer at Vacasa, LLC.
Curtiss-Wright's PacStar Business Unit
Websites Project Manager OR Senior WordPress Developer at Trillium Solutions, Inc.
Experienced Front End Developer for High-Growth Botanicals Company! at True Terpenes
Product Owner at Marmoset LLC
Drupal Software Engineer at Clarity Innovations, Inc.
Android Developer (Food Waste/Climate Change) at Leanpath
Senior Front End Developer/UX Designer at Strive Messaging
Technical Account Manager/Project Manager at Strive Messaging
XXcelerate Office Admin/Projects Coordinator at XXcelerate
Rails Developer at FINE
Senior Backend Microservice Engineer at Kiva.org
Senior Backend Engineer, Protocol at Kiva.org
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I know that you’re busy. Here are events that are worthy of your consideration, this week.
Tuesday (4:00PM) PIE: A new experiment 🧪
Wednesday (Noon) Portland Lunch 2.0: Virtually
Thursday (5:00PM) Accelerate Biotech & Digital Health Virtual Happy Hour
Photo by Valeria Boltneva