The main event is April 27-29 at the Portland State Business Accelerator. Some of the main speakers, mentors and judges include Bill Lynch, co-founder of Jive Software; Scott Kveton, co-founder and CEO of Urban Airship; Jim Huston, manager of Portland Seed Fund; and Monica Enand, co-founder and CEO of Zapproved.
(CNN) -- Eric Anderson and Peter Diamandis pioneered the business of sending millionaire tourists to space. Now they want to mine asteroids for what they say will be tens of billions of dollars worth of resources annually for use on Earth and beyond.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's proposal to impose a "Buffett rule" tax on the rich is generating enormous political wattage, but the plan itself would directly affect only a tiny fraction of Americans.
VIENNA, Va. (AP) -- Nicole and Alana Feld come from a long line of circus folk, so they are well aware of the challenge of bringing a century-and-a-half old attraction to families with VIENNA, Va. (AP) -- Nicole and Alana Feld come from a long line of circus folk, so they are well aware of the challenge of bringing a century-and-a-half old attraction to families with many entertainment choices.any entertainment choices.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Coca-Cola Co. has terminated its relationship with a conservative group seen by some as an incubator for a string of new state voter ID laws and a marketer of laws like Florida's "Stand Your Ground" self-defense statute.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell to a four-year low last week, suggesting employers kept hiring in March at a healthy pace.
PARIS (AP) -- French presidential candidate Francois Hollande, leading in polls but lacking in ideas that stick in voters' minds, finally dropped a bombshell: As president, he would levy a 75 percent tax on anyone who makes more than (EURO)1 million ($1.33 million) a year.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A government watchdog says the top U.S. housing regulator should take a more active role in overseeing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which have received huge infusions of taxpayer cash.
The big bank settlement over mortgage servicing abuses was finalized last week, detailing the agreement's actual terms.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Apple's latest iPad drew the customary lines of die-hard fans looking to be first and entrepreneurs looking to make a quick profit.