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Why dfrntpigeon is an entirely new breed of pop-up

Pictured here is Dani, one of dfrntpigeon's designers. She says: "They call me the canvas slayer, because I slay canvas with my tools of creativity and raw powah." | Photo courtesy of New Avenues for Youth. 
 

October 13, 2017 - 1:49pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Hao Lam

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Built Oregon showcases the region's consumer product ecosystem

Built Oregon's Terry St. Marie in the middle, flanked by Betsy and Will Cervarich of besty + iya. | Photo courtesy of Built Oregon.

October 2, 2017 - 3:34pm

Seattleites are digging city’s dockless bike share program

Users of Lime Bike and Ofo, two of Seattle's bike share providers, park their rides outside while visiiting Serious Pie.| Photo via Kiewic/Flickr

September 13, 2017 - 11:51am

'Ugly' produce delivery service comes to Portland

Imperfect Prdouce launches home delivery of "ugly" fruit and vegetables in Portland and several other West Coast markets. | Photo courtesy of Imperfect Produce.  

August 10, 2017 - 11:21am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jason Stein

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Portland attracts creators with a conscience

Oregon entrepreneurs pack a Starve Ups event. Starve Ups is the only startup "scalerator" for every stage, every industry, every market, but only for founders and their disruptive startups. | Photo courtesy of Starve Ups.

July 24, 2017 - 9:59am

Business group seeks a prosperous Portland for everyone

Mara Zepeda, co-founder of Business for a Better Portland, believes that advancing a message of prosperity for all segments of the community has clear benefits for businesses. | Photo courtesy of Mara Zepeda

July 10, 2017 - 10:58am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

James Billmaier

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