RAINMAKER: PROFILES IN PROFIT

Behind the Scenes with ADi's CEO Kate Ertmann

A local company animates how products really work.

12/19/2012 By Zach Dundas

RAINMAKER: PROFILES IN PROFIT

Columbia Helicopters Turns to Nation Building

A local company moves beyond its logging roots to help troops in Afghanistan.

11/21/2012 By Will Lambeth

Rainmaker

The Man Reinventing Columbia Sportswear

In the lab with Woody Blackford, Columbia Sportswear's man for all seasons.

10/16/2012 By Julian Smith

Business

Buzz Worthy

Viso makes a brash play in the energy-drink market.

09/21/2012 By Georgia Perry

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Data Wizards

A fast-growing firm conjures answers to complicated problems.

08/23/2012 By Martin Patail

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Risky Business

A freshly minted start-up survivor thrives by shifting gears in tough economic times.

07/18/2012 By Zach Dundas

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Virtual Vending

A vending machine visionary gambles on touchscreen technology.

06/22/2012 By Zach Dundas

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Beyond the Bulb

Schoolhouse Electric’s growing business means more aesthetically deft accessories for the home or office.

05/25/2012 By Zach Dundas

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Tree Titan

He speaks for the trees.

04/27/2012 By Bill Lascher

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True Calling

Ruby Receptionists successfully answers the call for friendly phone facilitators.

03/23/2012 By Zach Dundas

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Raising the Barre

Barre3’s ballet-Pilates-yoga fusion has attracted some big names—including Louise Ciccone, better known as Madonna.

02/23/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas By Ramona DeNies

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Mobile Mappers

Feeling lost at Powell's or the Portland Art Museum? There's an app for that.

12/23/2011 By Ramona DeNies

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New Seasons

Local snowboarding CEO has outerwear ideas that go beyond the slopes.

11/23/2011 By Ramona DeNies

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Mobile Money

The big financial institutions are having some serious PR problems. Perhaps it's high time for Portlander Alex Payne's startup business BankSimple.

10/14/2011 By David Wolman

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Burgerville’s Chief

The pescetarian CEO who helped green up Burgerville

09/21/2011 By Emily Burton

Mudroom

The Bottom Line

Local company gDiapers moves beyond the pail.

08/19/2011 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

The Flax Man

Is flax the fashionable fabric of the future?

06/29/2011 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

Food Fixer

Kurt Huffman has his hands in more eateries than Zagat.

05/20/2011 By Zach Dundas

HEALTH

How ZoomCare is Shaking Up the Checkup

The Hilsboro-based urgent- and primary-care clinics offer a high-speed prescription for health care.

04/22/2011 By Ethan Epstein

Pick a Card

Divine Venture

In the digital age, software replaces soothsayer and turns the art of divination into a profitable product.

05/19/2009 By Angela Sanders