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

GIVE US YOUR CALIFORNIANS

Why Portland Needs As Many Californians As We Can Get

Forget the "No Californians" bumper stickers. For Portland's white-hot tech scene, "outsiders" can't come soon enough.

10/19/2015 By Marty Patail

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

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

How Portland Is Making it Possible to Drink Smoothies in Space

One small cup for mankind...

09/21/2015 By Jenny Woodman

VIDEOGAMES

Is this How Portland Will Look After the Apocalypse?

A new Fallout video game expansion offers a chilling look at Portland landmarks.

09/04/2015 By Marty Patail

OM BASE

8 Yoga (and Fitness) Apps to Bring Your Practice With You at Home and On the Go

Get your downward-facing dog fix without the crowds or studio prices with these eight yoga and fitness apps. Finding balance has never been easier.

08/26/2015 By Megan Haverman and Allison Jones

REPORT

The Radical XOXO Conference Thinks It Knows the Secret to Great Ideas: Get More Women

How the globally acclaimed, Internet-focused festival earned its reputation as inclusive, moving, and oh so Portland.

08/24/2015 By Laura Hudson

TECHNOLOGY

Small Wonders of Oregon's Nanotech Frontier

How the state's enterprising nanotech companies are innovating at the micro level.

06/22/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BRAND DESIGN

The Crazy-Tight Deadline that Helped Simple Create a Beautiful Logo

How one Java script, a retro-future concept, and a few hours worked brand-design magic for the Portland banking startup.

06/08/2015 By Zach Dundas

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

VIDEO GAMES

Zombies in Space: Daniel Wilson’s Killer Sci-Fi Game App

The best-selling local author's new game about surviving virus-infected zombies in space uses voice recognition. It’s called 'Mayday: Deep Space' and it’s out today.

01/07/2015 By Aaron Scott

NEWS

Starbucks Launches Mobile Ordering System in Portland

The coffee giant's iPhone ordering system is rolling out in Portland starting today.

12/03/2014 By Marty Patail

SOARING TECH

Drones are Set to Conquer Oregon's Skies. Are You Ready?

Oregon’s drone dreamers envision an innovative, lucrative “Silicon Sky.” First, they must overcome the feds, privacy proponents, and public fear.

12/01/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

DESIGN WEEK PDX

#DWPDX: Should We Destroy All Our Screens?

Why one of the world's most influential designers thinks a terrible trend is ruining technology.

10/07/2014 By Zach Dundas

TECH

BuddyUp Hopes to Change the Way College Students Study

A PSU alum gives "group think" a new meaning with a smart new study-buddy app.

09/02/2014 By Greg Young

GEAR UP

Hiking App Uncovers Over 400 Hidden Viewpoints

Acclaimed Oregon photographer Rodney Lough, Jr. shares 18 years worth of outdoor discoveries with a new phone app.

08/21/2014 By Sarah Richards

100 REASONS TO LOVE PORTLAND

Reasons to Love Portland: Rick Turoczy

"In Portland, we don’t make tons and tons of subpar product. We make small amounts of amazing product."

06/10/2014 By Marty Patail

VENTURES

The Next Generation of Portland Start-Ups

Portland’s fertile silicon soil has nurtured winners like Chirpify, VendScreen, Simple, and Puppet Labs. Here are five fast-growing start-ups signaling the next wave.

05/01/2014 By Marty Patail

NEWS

Portland Monthly: The One-Page Edition | May 2014

We distilled a magazine's worth of stories onto a single page. See the condensed awesomeness!

05/01/2014 With Randy Gragg, Caitlin Feldman, Maya Seaman, and Peter Holmstrom