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Head start on a home: Redfin updates app to add new listings in 15-30 minutes

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Searching for a new home has to be one of the most time-consuming and frustrating experiences of a person’s lifetime. So any little help to get a jump-start on the local market is most welcome. Seattle-based Redfin announced that it has updated its iPhone and iPad app to let you...
Head start on a home: Redfin updates app to add new listings in 15-30 minutes

Just in time for iPhone 5, AT&T activates LTE in Seattle, Portland

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AT&T announced this morning that it has turned on its 4G LTE wireless network in Seattle and Portland, as the company prepares for the launch of the LTE-enabled iPhone 5 later this week. Users of existing LTE-enabled devices on AT&T’s network should also see the benefits of the upgrade. LTE...
Just in time for iPhone 5, AT&T activates LTE in Seattle, Portland

Portland Streetcar to enable mobile ticketing; how about Seattle?

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Portland Streetcar seems to be following the lead of TriMet and has plans to enable mobile ticketing this summer. According to the Portland Streetcar home page, the mobile ticketing service is set to debut this summer and is powered by GlobeSherpa, a Portland-based provider of secure mobile ticketing software and services. It’s...
Portland Streetcar to enable mobile ticketing; how about Seattle?

Clearwire breaking ground on new LTE network

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It’s been promising an LTE network for more than a year, but in the next three months Clearwire will actually deliver. Cleawire CFO Hope Cochran said Wednesday that Clearwire will begin constructing its LTE network rollout in the next two weeks and begin ramping up its build-out in the fourth...
Clearwire breaking ground on new LTE network

Super angel Boris Wertz launches $15M VC fund Version One Ventures

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Boris Wertz of Version One Ventures We’ve heard the complaints loud and clear that the Pacific Northwest simply needs more money flowing into early-stage startups. Well, Boris Wertz wants to do something about it. The Vancouver, B.C. angel investor and former COO of AbeBooks (sold to Amazon.com in 2008) has...
Super angel Boris Wertz launches $15M VC fund Version One Ventures

Love for the PNW: Seattle, Portland are the most popular cities in the U.S.

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On sunny, beautiful days like today in the Emerald City, sometimes Seattle seems perfect. And that makes the results from a national poll done by Public Policy Polling all the more believable: Seattle and Portland are the most popular U.S. cities. The poll surveyed 900 Americans via telephone and asked whether...
Love for the PNW: Seattle, Portland are the most popular cities in the U.S.
LocalBonus Raises $900,000 To Provide A Universal Loyalty Program For Anyone With A Credit Card

Madrona’s Matt McIlwain: Silicon Valley has a bad case of indigestion and may be ready for a correction

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Madrona Venture Group's Matt McIlwain speaking at the University of Washington. Photo via UW CSE On Tuesday, we caught up with Madrona’s Matt McIlwain to talk about his firm’s new $300 million venture fund and why he’s so bullish about the Pacific Northwest startup community. Today, we’re back with the...
Madrona’s Matt McIlwain: Silicon Valley has a bad case of indigestion and may be ready for a correction

Portland just isn't where young people go to retire: It's where they get VC money too

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They’ve got The Timbers, and we’ve got the Sounders. They have a mediocre NBA team, and we’re getting ours back. They’ve got a quirky TV show with Kyle MacLachlan, and we once had one in the form of Twin Peaks. The Portland-Seattle rivalry is a fun one, and we...
Portland just isn't where young people go to retire: It's where they get VC money too

Catering Marketplace CaterCow Gobbles Up New Cities

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After graduating from ER Accelerator, debuting its online catering marketplace locally and signing up more than 400 caterers, New York-based CaterCow is launching in San Francisco, LA, Orange County (CA) and Boston. CaterCow first launched last year to solve the “frustrating back and forth of traditional catering” with a simply-priced...
Catering Marketplace CaterCow Gobbles Up New Cities

AT&T's LTE network now live in Seattle, Portland, Pittsburgh and Honolulu

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The Rethink Possible carrier may be taking baby steps towards its LTE goals, but today more folks will be happy that they, too, can finally start experiencing some speedier service. AT&T has announced its adding a few more names to its LTE-ready list of cities, including Seattle, Portland, Pittsburgh...
AT&T's LTE network now live in Seattle, Portland, Pittsburgh and Honolulu
New York's SideTour brings its engaging real-world 'experiences' to Chicago
AT&T expands LTE to Syracuse, Anchorage, and more, announces almost 50 planned launches

Vancouver, B.C. looking to spend big in $30M digital push

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Cities throughout the world are trying to capture more tech talent, and our neighbors to the north are no different. Vancouver B.C. is planning a big push to bolster online government services, boost free Wi-Fi and strengthen its entire technology ecosystem, using efforts from Chicago, New York and other cities...
Vancouver, B.C. looking to spend big in $30M digital push
Wevorce, the YC startup that makes divorce suck less, opens to all
Farmigo Opens Doors to Online Farmer's Market

Technology job matching tool Path.to is launching in Portland, Seattle and 11 more new markets

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Path.to, a web service that connects technology and certain creative workers to jobs that fit them well in select cities, is expanding its product to 13 new markets, starting today, and continuing over the next several weeks. Come the early days of September, all new locales will be live. Path.to, launched...
Technology job matching tool Path.to is launching in Portland, Seattle and 11 more new markets

TaskRabbit Adds Ebay Vet Lorrie Norrington & OpenTable Founder Chuck Templeton To Board

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TaskRabbit, the labor marketplace that lets people outsource their errands and to-dos, is officially announcing the addition of two notable new board members today: eBay vet Lorrie Norrington and OpenTable Founder Chuck Templeton. Norrington was President of eBay Marketplaces, where she led global business strategy and operations for 39 countries...
TaskRabbit Adds Ebay Vet Lorrie Norrington & OpenTable Founder Chuck Templeton To Board

Why this CFO thinks it's easier to hire in Portland than Silicon Valley

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Jive CFO Bryan LeBlanc. Is Portland becoming the newest hotbed for tech talent? It very well could be, at least according to one CFO. Jive Software, a maker of online tools that help workers collaborate on projects, is expanding its Portland office and CFO Bryan LeBlanc told the Portland Business Journal that he...
Why this CFO thinks it's easier to hire in Portland than Silicon Valley

Vancouver beats out Seattle, Portland as most walkable city

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This heat map shows areas most walkable. Vancouver has the best “Walk Score” out of the three big Northwest cities. Portland has the donuts, Seattle has the coffee and Vancouver, B.C. has the … sidewalks. Walk Score, a Seattle-based company that promotes walkable neighborhoods, just ranked the most walkable cities...
Vancouver beats out Seattle, Portland as most walkable city
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