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THE BREAKTHROUGH

Will One Doctor’s Radical New Vaccine End the AIDS Epidemic?

Portland researcher Louis Picker could be on the brink of a cure, and this year will be crucial to his quest.

  • By Jennifer Abbasi
  • Published 12/21/2015

VENTURES

This Start-Up Brings the Internet of Things to Millennial Renters

Your future apartment will know when you are sleeping.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/21/2015

SCIENCE

How One Seriously Cool Kids Chemistry Set Is Getting Girls Into Science

Yellow Scope's rigorous science kits step away from the pink and towards STEM gender equality.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/23/2015

BIG IDEAS

Portland-Based Vacasa Is Shaking Up the Vacation Rental Game

How the local start-up grew from managing one beach property to making nearly $100 million annually.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/19/2015

BIG PICTURE

This Two-Seater Microcar Makes Car2Go Look Like a Limo Service

Is it a car or a scooter...or a death trap?

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/05/2015

MOVERS & SHAKERS

How One Portland Woman Steers the Success of Local Tech Start-Ups

Voyager Capital's Portland partner serves as a trusted advisor to major companies, from Chirpify to Skyward.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/21/2015

RAINMAKER

How the Clymb is Changing the Rugged Outdoor Gear Market

Portland's breakout online fitness and adventure retailer offers top gear at huge discounts.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/20/2015

VENTURES

How One Start-Up Star Plots Portland’s Tech Future

A digital archiving start-up joins the big leagues—complete with the requisite office kegerator.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/27/2015

VENTURES

The Pay-What-You-Want Idea That Could Change Charity

Allow customers to pay what they want, and give to charity? Generous wants your money.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 04/02/2015

VENTURES

A Forward-Thinking Bank President in the Era of Mobile Deposits

A Wells Fargo president’s journey from the deposits counter to the corner office

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 11/03/2014

VENTURES

Are Semi Trucks Portland's Most Visible Product?

Freightliner’s chief looks to keep America (and Portland manufacturing) rolling.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/02/2014

VENTURES

Portland's Friendly Real Estate Renegade

How Jenelle Isaacson and Living Room Realty are putting people first.

  • By Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 04/02/2014

VENTURES

Taking the Start-Up Scene from PDX to Gaza

Pierced, tattooed, and driven, Tom Sperry goes rogue in the world of Portland investing.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/03/2014

VENTURES

How Chirpify is Cashing in on Twitter

Mobilizing hashtags as instant digital payments, one local company is mashing up social media and marketing.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/02/2014

RAINMAKER

Access Code

How Michelle Rowley's Code Scouts is launching women into programing careers

  • By Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 12/02/2013

BUSINESS

Apartment Therapy

Portland development firm CE John builds a new kind of rental, with high design and history in mind.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/01/2013

PORTLAND BUSINESS

Pendleton's Main Man Mark Korros

A new CEO helps the Pacific Northwest's woolen empire balance future-thinking fashion and loyalty to the past.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/03/2013

RAINMAKER

Marketing Business-to-Business Tools in Portland

At McClenahan Bruer, Kerry McClenahan masters selling tech to techies.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/01/2013

RAINMAKER

Dayna McErlean's Portland Empire

How one woman transforms ramshackle spaces into business dynamos.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/01/2013

RAINMAKER

Mining the Future

ESCO's John Dillon makes drilling quicker and more profitable

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/03/2013
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