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Cameron McGriff to Signal 10-Day Cope with Portland Path Blazers

Cameron McGriff to Sign 10-Day Deal with Portland Trail Blazers

Cameron McGriff got quite the present late Christmas Eve: he’s headed to the NBA. McGriff is set to sign a 10-day deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The Portland Trail Blazers plan to sign forward Cameron McGriff of NBA G League’s Greensboro Swarm on a 10-day hardship deal, agent … Read more

From fintech to baby-bottle tech, startups make their pitches at Portland accelerator’s ‘Demo Day’

From fintech to baby-bottle tech, startups make their pitches at Portland accelerator's 'Demo Day'

From a social booking app for beauty and wellness services in the Black community to a fintech that aims to reinvent how rent is paid, 10 tech-focused startups showcased their innovations Thursday in Portland. Founders took the stage at the capstone “Demo Day” event of the Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator, pitching to a live audience of more than … Read more

Constructing a Digital Protection In opposition to Vacation Buying Scams — FBI

Building a Digital Defense Against Holiday Shopping Scams — FBI

Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. Today: Building a digital defense by helping Santa out this shopping season. First – let’s start with the dream job for all wanna-be-Santas: earning a little extra cash as a secret shopper. There are legitimate companies that hire legitimate secret shoppers to go around, buy things, and … Read more

Three startups in Portland tech accelerator beginning lineup set to relocate to Maine

Three startups in Portland tech accelerator starting lineup set to relocate to Maine

As the first Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator cohort nears completion of the program, three of the 10 participating startups are gearing up to relocate to Maine permanently. The 13-week program, at Northeastern University’s Roux Institute on Portland’s East End, is set to wrap up this Thursday with a Demo Day event at the Ocean Gateway, which will also … Read more

Constructing a Digital Protection Towards Medicare Fraud — FBI

Building a Digital Defense Against Medicare Fraud — FBI

Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. Today: Building a digital defense against Medicare Fraud. December 7th is the end of the open enrollment period for Medicare recipients. It’s a chance to change your health and prescription drug options, if you wish. It’s also a prime time for scammers to target seniors with fraud. … Read more

Former Portland ed tech pleads not responsible to federal intercourse crimes

Former Portland ed tech pleads not guilty to federal sex crimes

A former Portland school employee has pleaded not guilty to federal sex crimes against a student. Benjamin Conroy, 32, is accused of sexually exploiting a child in the classroom at Ocean Avenue Elementary School, where he worked as an education technician for students on the autism spectrum. Portland Public Schools initially put Conroy on unpaid … Read more

Former Portland ed tech accused of intercourse crimes seems in federal courtroom

Portland sports tech firm KinoTek scores $2.1 million investment

A Portland school employee charged with two felony sex crimes appeared in federal court for the first time Tuesday, but he has not yet entered a plea to the charges against him. Benjamin Conroy, 32, will remain in custody for now. He participated in his hearing by Zoom from the Cumberland County Jail. Conroy is … Read more

Portland software program firm recordsdata to go public with Oregon’s first tech IPO since 2004

Portland software company files to go public with Oregon’s first tech IPO since 2004

Expensify, a Portland company that makes software to manage employees’ expense reports, filed for an initial public offering Friday. It would be Oregon’s first tech IPO since 2004, when Cascade Microtech went public, and just the second substantial IPO from any Oregon firm during that 17-year stretch. Coffee chain Dutch Bros, which went public last … Read more

Nike’s New Excessive-Tech Lab Leads All Sports activities Developments

Nike’s New High-Tech Lab Leads All Sports Developments

Nike Inc. store in the SoHo neighborhood of New York, U.S., Photographer: Demetrius … [+]s Freeman/Bloomberg © 2020 Bloomberg Finance LP Nike has just unveiled an 84,000 square foot technical lab on the top floor of the Nike World Headquarters in Portland, Ore. It is five time as big as its predecessor and has the … Read more

Portland sports activities tech agency KinoTek scores $2.1 million funding

Portland sports tech firm KinoTek scores $2.1 million investment

KinoTek, a Portland-based company that has developed a platform to help physical therapists and other clinicians rapidly obtain data on their clients’ movements, has closed on a $2.1 million seed round of investment from a Florida investment fund. The investor, Florida-based Lake Nona Fund, is an early stage venture capital fund that invests in companies … Read more