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

BIG PICTURE

This Majestically Decayed Warehouse Is Incubating New Ideas in Food and Business

Could Ecotrust’s new project be a new asset for Portland’s gastro-entrepreneurs and an example of enlightened capitalism?

02/02/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

TECH

Techtown Portland Aims to Lure Nation's Talent

The group's slick new promotional video seeks to bring more tech talent to Portland's thriving startup scene.

01/22/2015 By Marty Patail

BUSINESS AND BRANDING

How Would Don Draper Pray?

A Portland agency helps rebrand one of America’s most historic churches.

01/05/2015 By Brooke Sahni

THE MONEY ISSUE

3 Great Collective Workplaces for Start-Ups in Portland

Sharing is caring at these rentable offices for freelancing workers searching for community.

01/05/2015 By Molly Woodstock

THE MONEY ISSUE

How Portland's 'Publicly Traded Person' Landed a Movie Deal with Jason Bateman

The story behind one Portlander’s decision to sell stock—in himself—lands in Hollywood.

01/05/2015 Illustrations by Michael Novak By Zach Dundas

THE MONEY ISSUE

How to Cash In On Legal Pot in Portland

We get the inside scoop on making money in the new marijuana market from one of Washington's pot branding pros.

01/05/2015 By Catalina Gaitán

THE MONEY ISSUE

Inside the Mind of A Portland Angel Investor

Venture capitalist Eric Rosenfeld talks about our start-up scene, where the money is coming from, and how Portland can cash in even more.

01/05/2015 By Marty Patail

THE MONEY ISSUE

Five Local Credit Unions that Started Small But Aimed Big

Looking to leave the big banks for locally-raised credit union? Here are the options.

01/05/2015 By Kate Goodling