Mudroom

Gear Shift

Kickstarter’s industrious Portland future takes crowdfunding beyond the demo tape.

04/27/2012 By Martin Patail

Out and About

BEST Businesses in Town

See who is talking the talk and walking the walk of sustainability at the BEST awards April 25. Get your tickets now!

04/15/2012 By Kristin Belz

Rainmaker

True Calling

Ruby Receptionists successfully answers the call for friendly phone facilitators.

03/23/2012 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

Brazil Bonanza

Local companies are finding a booming new market in Brazil.

02/24/2012 By Zach Dundas

Rainmaker

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

Mudroom

Five Questions For… David Wolman

Local writer David Wolman answers questions about the current state of currency.

01/26/2012 By Zach Dundas

SAVE YOUR SOLES

Video: Well Cobbled

Those boots might be made for walking—but only for so long. See how Julie Derrick, owner of JD’s Shoe Repair, can save your soles.

01/20/2012 Videography by Stephen Person

Rainmaker

Mobile Mappers

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

12/23/2011 By Ramona DeNies

Rainmaker

New Seasons

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

11/23/2011 By Ramona DeNies

Scene & Heard

Shipping News

Take a look inside FedEx’s Troutdale nerve center.

11/23/2011 By Martin Patail

Rainmaker

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

Mudroom

Portland’s Thriving Defense Industry

How peace-loving Portland makes big bucks off America’s wars.

09/21/2011 By Daniel Mollet

Rainmaker

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

Seed Money

Farmland LP is a company on the grow—organically that is.

07/22/2011 By Eleanor R. Brown

Mudroom

Go West!

Hi-tech hub Hillsboro has a handle on the future.

07/22/2011 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

Rainmaker

Gold School

Carolynn Duncann is the 29-year-old founder of Portland Ten, a boot camp-style, 12-week shock-therapy course in business fundamentals for tech entrepreneurs, in which "students" must pledge to aim for $1 million in revenue within 18 months.

11/16/2010 By Eric Blokland