Silicon Florist 🌹 Startup community cheat sheet, Xcelerate seeks new leader
No single one of us is as smart as a bunch of us. That was my thinking when I originally threw together this cheat sheet on Github to help document resources in the Portland startup community. The idea was that it would make it easier for folks to understand what was happening in Portland, what organizations supported startup activity, and potentially serve as a way to finally capture and quantify the actual startup activity around these parts — that allowed everyone to contribute… More
We’ve seen a lot of leadership changes in local nonprofits that interact with the startup community. Business for a Better Portland, OEN, TiE Oregon, and others have all had fairly recent shifts at the top. And now Xcelerate Women is joining the list as they seek new leadership… More
Portland has lost its groove. Its mojo. Its luster. Take your pick.
We see it in the humanitarian crisis on the streets, the soaring gun violence, the social media posts of small businesses fixing broken windows day after day.
One of the few companies hiring amidst the economic downturn? Prove how witty, intelligent, insightful, and community oriented your company is by posting those job openings to the Silicon Florist job board. Or don’t. I mean, if you don’t need super talented people who are smart enough to read this publication. Or if you don’t want really, really awesome candidates where you’d be like “We could choose any of these people and we would be exponentially better overnight.” That’s your choice. Because that could happen. It’s only been confirmed by scientists that Silicon Florist readers are among the upper echelon of the most skilled, talented, and creative people on earth. I’m serious. Look it up. And then post your job. Because the awesome people are waiting. For you. Maybe.
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Tuesday (Mar 21) Founder Walk & Talk
Friday (Mar 24) Please Report Your Bug Here book reading
Tuesday (Mar 28) Founders Welcome Wagon