Live: Watch Demo Day presentations, meet the 7 new Portland Incubator Experiment startups

Three months of hard work, lots of caffeine and some pivoting culminate today in the Rose City as the seven startups from Portland Incubator Experiment‘s (PIE) third class give their pitch at Demo Day. PIE started four years as an experiment, but it’s turned into a full-blown accelerator that’s pumped out successful startups like Cloudability,… Read More


From human waste disposal to homegrown food storefronts, meet Fledge’s socially-conscious startups

Natural soap, online groceries, cell phones, volunteer training, drip clips, human waste, point rewards, and your old tennis shoes. Wondering what these things have in common? They’re all concepts for Fledge’s sophomore class of socially conscious startups. Fledge, an incubator program led by Michael “Luni” Libes, held its second-ever Demo Day at the HUB Seattle Thursday night, as eight groups… Read More

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TechStars ruins your sex life

What happens when you lock a bunch of computer nerds in a room for 90-days and encourage them to create new startup companies? Well, for one thing, they stop having sex. That’s one of the findings in a new infographic (yeah, sounds kind of dirty considering the topic, doesn’t it?) produced by TechStars’ participants Vizify… Read More