Portland startup scene 2009: Ups, downs and uptick in vibrancy

January 3, 2010

From the Oregonian’s Top Tech Stories of 2009:

Startups: Networked together with social media, Portland entrepreneurs defied the recession and infused Oregon’s notoriously lackluster startup scene with new vibrancy. There were setbacks: some promising venture-backed startups, including SplashCast and Ambric, failed this year, while the popular eastside coworking center CubeSpace also went under. But many other businesses launched, and Portland attracted new offices for prominent out-of-state venture capitalists.

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