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Portland picks management team for investment fund to foster startup diversity

The new startup fund is modeled on the Portland Seed Fund, established in 2010 to use a combination of public money and private investment to make funding available to entrepreneurs at their earliest stages.

Oregon Governor Announces ‘Education Innovation Officer’ Position

Gov. Kate Brown says the innovation officer would focus on student testing and lifting graduation rates.

Oregon Leadership Summit: Political, business heavyweights to talk jobs, roads

In the past, governors and lawmakers have used the annual summit to preview priorities for the coming legislative session and rally support from business leaders.

Oregon tech’s outpost economy: Feeding or stunting the Silicon Forest?

Nearly all the biggest names in technology have footholds in the Portland area. What Portland doesn’t have is a single big-name tech company of its own.

In Oregon, Women Take the Lead

Oregon has long had more women in top political positions than practically any other state. There may be several reasons why.

Is Portland really a city for young retirees

Portland, Ore., is known for attracting young, highly educated residents — but in a city where work-life balance often trumps career goals, is it a haven for young people looking to "retire?"

Oregon matures into world-class wine and food destination – Free Corkage & BYOB – Portland Restaurants

Oregon has been called new American home of Pinot Noir, rivaling Burgundy, France. And the connection makes sense.

Pinot pioneers: Willamette Valley wine industry looks back at first 50 years

More than 17,000 acres of the Willamette Valley is dedicated to pinot noir grapes, spread among more than 440 wineries.

Code Oregon – Treehouse to prepare and retrain Oregon residents for in-demand tech jobs

In Oregon alone, we are expecting 10,000 tech jobs by 2020. These careers in technology pay entry level salaries of 45-70K and do not require a degree.

Intel map shows long-term plan for humongous Hillsboro expansion

Intel isn’t done expanding in Oregon and that it continues to prepare for new generations of production technology.