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PIE alum Outdoor Project secures additional funding

It’s always nice to see PIE alums continuing to thrive and grow. Outdoor Project, an alum of the Derby PIE class, recently announced they had secured funding to fuel continued growth — and more hires.

Here’s some of the local coverage:

Portland Business Journal: Portland-based camping, outdoors lover-aimed startup snags $2M

Outdoor Project, an alum of the Portland Incubator Experiment, has been building in Portland for several years. The site lists more than 4,000 adventures that include camping on the north rim of the Grand Canyon, staying in a ski hut near Lake Tahoe and rock climbing in the Colorado desert.

The Oregonian: Outdoor Project, Portland digital media startup, raises $2 million

The Portland company’s backers include the Oregon Angel Fund and Cascade Angels, two organizations that invest in early-stage technology companies. Outdoor Project said it will use the money to hire five more employees; the company currently employs six.

For more information, visit Outdoor Project.