PORTLAND, Ore. -- She is the latest local entrepreneur to step into the Shark Tank.
TIGARD, Ore. -- Welcome to the worldwide headquarters of Scratch & Grain, the latest startup to get the attention of the sharks.
Taya Geiger and Leah Tutin will be featured on ABC's Tuesday night episode of Shark Tank. They are neighbors turned business partners. Leah came up with the idea of an easy-to-use baking kit back in 2012 after her kids wanted to make some cookies at home.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- They sold out an entire room at the Hollywood Theater. Hundreds of people came to hear about the success of five startups that turned their dreams into reality, thanks to a lot of help from Oregon Story Board.
Nick Lambert of Mountain Machine Studios thought it would be easy to develop his idea into an app until he realized just how hard it was.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- This holiday season, local entrepreneur Tony Peniche has a product that can help make your spirits bright.
A new Portland startup wants to change the way we pay kids for chores.
Oscar Godson and Adam Bickford are the brains behind Piggy Bank. It's a new tech startup based in Northeast Portland.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Welcome to the worldwide headquarters of Qcut, well actually it's just Crystal Beasley's apartment.
It’s dubbed Pitchlandia, but it’s more like a local version of Shark Tank than Portlandia. Portlanders pitch their best business ideas and the audience decides who walks away with cash.
Ultimately, we get to see the new startup companies emerging in Portland, and maybe use their products, while the startups get a little extra financial support.
A Portland State University graduate says his professor stole his surfboard startup business and now the former student wants to reclaim what he believes is his.
When doctors diagnosed Summer Kramer with skin cancer in 2007, she knew she had to change how she protected herself from the sun.
“For me it was life-changing, I was a 26-year-old who thought I was immune to every type of ailment you could find,” Kramer said. “It’s terrifying.”
Have you ever thought about what happens to your Facebook account when you die? What about your iTunes and Amazon accounts? Even reward programs, like airline miles, are considered your digital assets that could ultimately be vulnerable to identity theft and leave your family members stressed and confused.
Research shows the average American has $55,000 in digital assets, so Portland startup WebCease is working to help grieving families sort it all out. Founder and CEO Glenn C. Williamson is officially launching the company this week but pursued the idea after his own mom died a couple years ago.
Pitch your idea and get paid; that is, if the crowd likes it.
That’s the idea behind Pitchlandia. The organizers call it “the world’s first completely crowd-sourced, crowd-based and crowd-selected startup pitch event, all Portland-themed.”
Making a profit and doing good for society: is it possible? Can companies find success when the bottom line is a top priority, but not the only one?
Portland startup, ReelDx, believes it’s leading to better, faster medical diagnoses in children and potentially saving lives.
Not every startup can say that.
PORTLAND, Ore. – You’re never too young to LOL.
That’s what Vin Thomas is banking on, at least.
Thomas is raising funds to start an email app called Cubtab, aimed specifically at children as young as three or four years old.
“Rather than just throw them into the deep waters of the internet, we wanted to find a way to introduce them to email, messaging and the internet in a fun and safe way,” he said.