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Silicon Florist 🌹 Source raises $8M, New Relic going private, BBPDX names "new" leader
New Relic has had a significant presence in the Portland tech community for years. And was among the tech companies to make it out of the gates with an IPO during more positive macroeconomic times. Now, New Relic is going back to being a private entity, with Francisco Partners and TPG paying $6.5 billion for the company… More
Raising money is one thing. Raising more money from the folks who have already invested in your company is quite another. And a clear sign that you’re building something meaningful. That’s why it was nice to see that Portland startup Source has closed an $8.5 million Series A, featuring investors that were already on the cap table… More
I’ve been following Business for a Better Portland since the inception of its predecessor, the Portland Independent Chamber of Commerce. So I’m not going to stop now. Especially when one of the community leaders in our midst has stepped into a full-time role with the organization. That’s right, Stephen Green is no longer the interim executive director for the organization, he’s now the Executive Director of Business for a Better Portland… More
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