moovel Moves Austin Team to Portland Headquarters


In April, Austin-based RideScout and Portland-based GlobeSherpa merged and re-branded to form moovel North America, a subsidiary of Daimler. And on Wednesday, moovel announced plans to consolidate its operations and house everyone at its Portland, Oregon headquarters.

2016 Portland Marathon

Feld Thoughts

” After a four year hiatus, I ran marathon #24 in Portland today. This is the fourth marathon we’ve done together (Portland, Detroit, St. This is the 45th year for this marathon and Portland shows up to take care of the runners. The post 2016 Portland Marathon appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Running marathon oregon portland shobeI can now check Oregon off the “marathon in every state list.”

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10 Fastest-Growing, Private Companies in Portland

Inc Startups

Meet the companies on the Inc. 5000 that are making the most of their Left Coast hub

The Top 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in Portland

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Meet the businesses generating major sales in Oregon's biggest city

Music Entrepreneurship: Portland rap legend Cool Nutz addresses the secrets of his success

Up and Running

Portland is an independent musician city, so I was around a lot of people in the rock business, doing a lot of the same things. It’s no secret: When you think Portland, the first thing that comes to mind definitely isn’t hip-hop.

Here Are the Fastest Growing Companies in Portland

Inc Startups

Companies selling everything from gluten-free snacks to real estate are flourishing in this Pacific Northwest city

Why Portland's New Tax on CEO Pay May Discourage Entrepreneurship

Inc Startups

Portland's new surtax on excessive CEO pay is meant to fight income inequality, but founders worry it will discourage new businesses--unless the rest of the country gets on board

Uber Suspends All Operations in Portland

Inc Startups

The ridesharing company has agreed to pause its services, the first time it has done so voluntarily

Here Are the Top 5 Women-Led Companies in Portland

Inc Startups

Meet the women-owned businesses that are thriving in Stumptown

Less Than a Week Left to Apply to the Nike+ Accelerator

Feld Thoughts

The program begins in Portland on March 18th and will be led by Managing Director Dylan Boyd and TechStars is the investor in your company. TechStars accelerator nike+ portlandIf you’re working on a quantified self product or are part of a startup that would benefit from integration with Nike+, you have less than a week left to apply to the Nike+ Accelerator, powered by TechStars (deadline is February 3rd).

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Random Blog Post :: Downtown Portland Photographs

Scalable Startup

I lived in Portland for a few years and often miss the special magic that it has. You can try to put it into words – bridges, fog, Powell’s, fresh oysters and salmon, 23rd, Old Town. But it’s better in words, and Hillary caught some of the magic here.

Nike Accelerator – Powered By TechStars

Feld Thoughts

Based in Portland, the program is just a short drive away from Nike World Headquarters. will begin in March of 2013 and conclude in June with two investor demo days; one in Portland and one in Silicon Valley. TechStars accelerator digital health human instrumentation nike+ portlandWhen we started TechStars in 2006, one of our premises was to help build a strong startup community in Boulder.

How This Entrepreneur Helped Put Portland's Music Scene on the Map

Inc Startups

When the former manager of the Dandy Warhols turned his attention to jingles, it was a match made in hipster heaven

How This Tiny East Coast City Is Churning Out Fast-Growing Startups

Inc Startups

Portland, a city with less than one-tenth of San Francisco's population, is home to multiple companies that have raised tens of millions of dollars in funding

One Simple Trick for Getting Reluctant Employees Excited About Change

Inc Startups

Jessica Mah, co-founder of InDinero, said her workers were unexpectedly excited about moving to a new office in Portland. Here's why

Grayline is the Brainchild of Joseph Kopser and Bret Boyd


Moovel recently announced plans to consolidate operations to Portland. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Austin entrepreneurs Joseph Kopser and Bret Boyd have launched Grayline, a corporate consulting firm. Kopser previously worked as global president of moovel, a subsidiary of Diamler AG. Kopser cofounded RideScout and sold it in 2014 to Car2Go, an […] The post Grayline is the Brainchild of Joseph Kopser and Bret Boyd appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

City of Portland Asks Judge to Stop Uber

Inc Startups

The Oregon city is the latest to fight back against the ridesharing startup

Portland, Maine, bans travel to Mississippi, North Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland, Maine, is banning all non-essential travel of city employees to states that enact legislation that discriminates against the gay and transsexual communities

Portland by The Replacements - In the Replacements canon, the.

Mark Birch

Portland by The Replacements - In the Replacements canon, the album that gets most passed over is Don’t Tell a Soul. As the story goes, their Portland show in December 87 was one of their most notoriously worst shows ever, thus the inspiration for this song. The Replacements Portland Don't Tell a Soul rock Slim Dunlap

North Carolina fugitive arrested in Portland, Michigan

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Cricket Doughnuts Are Now a Thing in Portland (and They Look Delicious!)

Inc Startups

If you think Cricket Doughnuts are just a spooky treat for Halloween - think again! These superfood delights could be the future of food

RideScout and GlobeSherpa Rebrand as moovel


By HOJUN CHOI Reporter with Silicon Hills News Austin-based RideScout and Portland Ore.-based based GlobeSherpa are merging under one brand: moovel North America. From now on, the company will be known as moovel North America. Under the rebranding, Joseph Kopser, co-founder of RideScout, will be taking on the position of president of moovel Group GmbH, a […] The post RideScout and GlobeSherpa Rebrand as moovel appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Berlin to Lithuania to New York: The Travels Of An Accidental Entrepreneur

Inc Startups

Two entrepreneurs from Berlin and Rome, meet in Portland, study in New York City then move to Bangkok to build a company - there is no punch line, as this is no joke.

Finding out what you suck at is a professional’s greatest secret

The Next Web

When I hired Royal Hebert, a former process-server based in Portland, I did so because I had keyed in on one core fact – I’m not the best at organization.

Test drive: Sony A7R II

How to Change the World

Sony brought approximately twenty journalists and reviewers to Portland to try the a7R II and RX-10. I only used the a7R II, mostly with the Sony FE 2.8 35 mm lens (real men use prime lenses). These are samples of my pictures.

Austin Loses $50 Million Smart City Challenge to Columbus


Columbus beat Austin, Denver, Portland, Oregon, Kansas City, Missouri, Pittsburgh and San Francisco to win the first […] The post Austin Loses $50 Million Smart City Challenge to Columbus appeared first on SiliconHills.

Looking for Investors? Try City Hall

Inc Startups

City officials in New York City, Philadelphia, and Portland, Oregon, launch their own venture capital funds to attract start-ups. New York City and Portland, Oregon, recently launched VC funds that provide seed capital to local start-ups.

Cloud computing shines on Portland startups AppFog and Cedexis

EIN News

Cedexis have landed $14 million in combined venture capital this week, underscoring investors' enthusiasm for the. they hope to make headway in the U.S. When Cedexis went shopping for investment, Kagan. investment, Kagan said he frequently heard from venture capitalists who expected the company to move to

Our 2016 Foundry Group Fund and A Little History

Feld Thoughts

Each is roughly invested 1/3rd into companies in Colorado, 1/3rd into companies in the bay area, and 1/3rd into companies in the rest of the US (Boston, NY, Seattle, LA, Portland, Austin, Minneapolis, Washington D.C., Yesterday we closed our fifth fund, Foundry Venture Capital 2016, L.P.

Real Transparency

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Or if you want to compare how they did in 2012 to 2013, just read Rand’s post Announcing Moz’s 2012 Metrics, Acquisition of AudienceWise, & Opening of Our Portland Office. Lots of people talk about being transparent. Lots of companies espouse principles of transparency.

Cats With Your Coffee? What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Purringtons Cat Cafe

Up and Running

In the last year alone, several have opened across the United States, with cafes in New York City, Oakland, California, and soon, Portland Oregon. I spoke with wife and husband team Kristen and Sergio Castillo, whose cat cafe, Purringtons, is set to open in Portland at the end of January.

COVER FRIDAY: Can’t Help Falling in Love by Red Fang (Elvis.

Mark Birch

Red Fang is a Portland stoner metal band that has been around for a good decade and have a couple of solid albums under their belt. Red Fang Can’t Help Falling in Love Elvis Cover Friday metal stoner metal doom metal sludge metal portlandCOVER FRIDAY: Can’t Help Falling in Love by Red Fang ( Elvis cover) - What do you get when you mix Elvis and doom metal? Apparently nothing born of this world.

Lillard has 27 and the Blazers beat slumping Hornets 115-98

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) AP) — Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Charlotte Hornets their fifth straight loss with a 115-98 victory on Tuesday night

TechStars’ Cloudability Closes on $8.7 million in Venture Capital


The Portland-based startup had already participated in the Portland Incubator Experiment. Austin Technology San Antonio Technology cloud computing Cloudability Foundry Jason Seats Mat Elis Portland TechStars TechStars Cloud venture capitalIn the first TechStars class held at the Geekdom earlier this year, Cloudability already had a head start on some of the other companies. When the team landed in San Antonio, they had already raised $1.1 million, according to VentureBeat.

The Year of Startups Everywhere

Feld Thoughts

When I reflect on where some of our investments are, they are in cities like Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis, Boulder, Denver, Charlotte, Lexington, New York, and Boston.

Mentoring the mentors: Advice and inspiration for startup mentors

Covering the blossoming startup industry in Portland, Oregon, and the Silicon Forest. Related posts Cloudability’s day in the sun: Portland company lands $8.7 0) Just hack it: Nike launches Nike+ Accelerator powered by TechStars in Portland. Beer and Blog Portland.

Oregon, Washington Probe E. Coli Cases Linked to Chipotle

Inc Startups

Three people in the Portland area and 19 people in Washington became sick after eating at the Mexican food chain since Oct. 14, the Oregon Health Authority said

AUTHORITY WEEK: The Badge by Poison Idea - So a couple of things.

Mark Birch

Second, I met someone that is really into the Portland scene (not the TV show view, but the startup ecosystem). Well, I just did with today’s music post by none other than Portland, OR hardcore band Poison Idea. Poison Idea The Badge Feel The Darkness hardcore Portland Authority Week AUTHORITY WEEK: The Badge by Poison Idea - So a couple of things happened yesterday. First, I learned about how an innocent idea by the NYPD on Twitter turned into a social media disaster.

This Portlandia Cliche is Making Hipster Phone Covers From Wood

Inc Startups

Toast wood covers are part of the 'Maker Movement' in Portland, Oregon. Their products are hip, creative and eco-friendly to boot

Menhaden population, key to ocean health, is in good shape

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the most important little fish in the sea is in good shape