PIE alum Lytics selected for new Snap accelerator

It's always nice to see PIE alums getting interesting opportunities. That's why we're incredibly happy to report that PIE alum Lytics will be participating in the new accelerator for Snapchat's parent company, Snap. According to Fast Company: R/GA executive vice-president and global chief operating officer Stephen Plumlee says the focus of the program is to … Continue reading PIE alum Lytics selected for new Snap accelerator

An open source guide for building the startup accelerator of your dreams

It’s been one year since the completion of the PIE Cookbook Kickstarter campaign, so it seemed only fitting that we let you know that we’ve reached the PIE Cookbook 0.9 beta release! That’s right! All of the content in one spot. With a table of contents, even. Now, admittedly, the beta still has quite a … Continue reading An open source guide for building the startup accelerator of your dreams

PIE alum Vadio partners with Shazam

Shazam now delivers the video of that song you're trying to identify. All thanks to PIE alum Vadio. Vadio-powered video channels make it possible for people to consume music video content through the sites and apps they already use. By partnering with companies like Shazam, Vadio anticipates video views to skyrocket month over month. Vadio music … Continue reading PIE alum Vadio partners with Shazam

Why is PIE open sourcing its learnings?

Since 2008, PIE has been an ongoing series of experiments. First as a coworking space then as an early stage startup accelerator then as an accelerator for accelerators. Now, we’re embarking on our next experiment: the PIE Cookbook, an open source guide designed to help anyone, anywhere accelerate anything. We’re excited to share what we’ve … Continue reading Why is PIE open sourcing its learnings?

Getting an early start on 2016: Accelerator and startup opportunities

Where did the year go? We've been meeting with awesome startups. And working with amazing accelerators. And helping our alums. And, and, and… time just flew by. But we know you've been busy too. So we wanted to take a few minutes to highlight some opportunities that you might have missed—both for awesome startups and … Continue reading Getting an early start on 2016: Accelerator and startup opportunities

PIE alum news roundup

While we spent the past few months rambling about our current PIE class, the PIE alum network was still busy making things happen. Awards, features, and funding—here's a brief round up of what some of them have been up to: Congratulations to Cloudability for winning the Portland Business Journal Small Business Award (11-50 employees)! #PBJSmallBiz That moment … Continue reading PIE alum news roundup