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May 21, 2014, 08:00 ET

PDC Opens 2014 Startup PDX Challenge, Focused On Women & Minorities

Applications open Tuesday, May 20 for the Startup PDX Challenge, an annual international competition to connect startups to Portland's growing...

Feb 14, 2013, 00:01 ET

Sweet News For Startups: PDC Launches Startup PDX:Challenge

Portland Development Commission has a sweet deal to announce this Valentine's Day:  the launch of Startup PDX:Challenge, Portland's...

Nov 03, 2011, 19:47 ET

Clean Edge Report Confirms Portland and Oregon Leadership in Clean Energy Economy

Oregon ranks second in the nation in clean energy leadership and enjoys a number of key assets that set it apart in the clean-tech sector,...

Nov 17, 2010, 12:00 ET

Athletic & Outdoor Industry Launches Action Plan to Build on Regional Strengths

Mayor Sam Adams and representatives of the Portland region's athletic and outdoor industry have released the results of the first comprehensive...

Jul 16, 2010, 10:10 ET

PDC Issues RFI for Burnside Bridgehead Sites

The Portland Development Commission has released a Request for Interest (RFI) to solicit development teams and concepts for portions of the...

Jan 28, 2010, 17:10 ET

Portland Development Commission Produces Amazing Diversity Contracting Numbers

- The Portland Development Commission has been able to exceed 35% diversity in contracting in a city that is reported to be the whitest in...

Jan 22, 2010, 17:33 ET

Oregon Delegation Seeks Federal Partnership for the Oregon Sustainability Center

An Oregon delegation that includes Portland Mayor Sam Adams, Portland State University president Wim Wiewel, Nancy Hamilton of Governor Ted...