TRAVEL NEWS

New Website Helps Oregonians Share Their Favorite Outdoor Spots

From hidden hiking trails to unused canoes, ShareOregon lets nature lovers share local gems.

12/23/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

VENTURES

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

Your future apartment will know when you are sleeping.

12/21/2015 By Zach Dundas

VENTURES

What the Sale of Stumptown Coffee and Big Pink Mean for Portland Business

In 2015, five huge deals vaulted the Portland economy into a new era.

11/23/2015 By Brandon Staley

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.

10/19/2015 By Zach Dundas

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.

09/21/2015 By Zach Dundas

ZOOMTOPIA!

Why a Portland Start-Up Thinks It Just Reinvented American Health Care

The drop-in clinic's ambitious expansion is aimed at patients who want to buy health, not medical procedures.

08/24/2015 By Zach Dundas

TRIKE LIFE

How a New HQ Will Help B-Line Trikes Deliver Farm Fresh Goods to Portland Restaurants

The delivery trikes have been a mainstay of Portland streets since 2009, and a new hub could make the model even stronger.

08/24/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

SPOTLIGHT

Unlocking Portland's Stylish Hotel Boom

With over ten new and updated properties around town, the city's lodging revolution is here.

06/22/2015 By Camille Grigsby-Rocca

REPORT

Under Armour is Coming to Portland to Challenge Nike, Adidas, and Columbia

How a Baltimore upstart is taking on Portland's sportswear titans with a new Northwest hub.

06/22/2015 By Fiona McCann

BUSINESS

The International Stories Behind the Rugs at Portland's Kush

The local business shares the challenges of a global trade.

06/22/2015 By Mary Stutzman

REPORT

The Portland Company That Thinks It Knows the Secret to Social Change

How do you build a modern movement? According to one Portland company, it takes a little chaos.

05/26/2015 By Zach Dundas

START-UP

Upgrade Your Crowdfunding Rewards, Young Capitalist!

A new kind of crowdfunding site swaps swag for cold hard cash.

05/26/2015 By Marty Patail

ALPHA BUTTERFLY

How to Get Ahead in Sustainable Advertising

Stick to your guns and make a difference—while making plenty of $$$ while you're at it.

05/26/2015 By Mary Stutzman

COFFEE BREAK

Peek Inside the Secret Facility at the Heart of Portland’s Coffee Scene

Coffee Bean International can roast over 2 million pounds of coffee at any given time—and they probably had a hand in what's in your mug.

05/26/2015 By Larisa Owechko

TRAVEL NEWS

FlightCar Touches Down at Portland Airport

Car-sharing startup FlightCar brings free longterm parking to PDX.

04/13/2015 By Larisa Owechko

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.

04/02/2015 By Nathan Tucker

THE TIMELINE

Death & Taxis: A Look Back At Portland's Storied Cab History

It's inescapable—Uber is coming to Portland. We explore the backstory of the city's relationship with paid drivers across the decades.

04/02/2015 By Marty Patail

#OREGONWOMAN

The Ugly Truth About Sexism and Business in Portland

Portland Monthly's president and cofounder reveals the shocking lack of respect shown to ambitious women raising capital in this town.

03/02/2015 By Nicole Vogel

#OREGONWOMAN

Marcela Alcantar's Incredible Journey

Marcela Alcantar, president of Alcantar & Associates, on her roots in Mexico, her love of dirt, and launching the Diversified Builders and Engineers Council

03/02/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

FREE STUFF

Inside the North Portland Shop Where Everything Is Free

Yes, you read that correctly. SamplingLab exchanges free swag for your online opinions.

03/02/2015 By Molly Woodstock