Rick Turoczy

Rick Turoczy has helped Portland-area startups with traditional and Web-based communications activities for more than a dozen years–from spectacular dotcom IPOs to working with some of the best and brightest Web companies in Portland, today. A blogger for nearly a decade, Rick currently covers the startup tech scene throughout the Silicon Forest on his blog, Silicon Florist.

Articles by Rick Turoczy

City of Portland gets into the iPhone app development game with Citizen Reports
WordCamp Portland: Aaron Hockley hands off the organizational reins to Morgan Senkal
Dear Portland startups: You’re a rising star and you’re cool. Why not prove it at the Oregon Technology Awards?
Startup Weekend Portland: It’s back! (March 5-7, 2010)
Black Tonic: The tonic for what ails shared online presentations and Web conferencing
Open Source Bridge 2010: Dates announced (June 1-4), first volunteer sprint to be held this weekend
Tagalus: 10,000 Twitter hashtags defined and counting
Who are you? Google? Facebook? Twitter? JanRain shares industry trends on distributed identities and social media platforms
REMINDER: Mobile Portland explores augmented reality tonight
Portland Ten off to a running start in 2010 with Portland Development Commission partnership
That’s it. Officially declaring 2010 “The Year of the Acquisition” in Portland. (AboutUs acquires JanRain’s Jyte)
REMINDER: Portland Web Innovators kicks off the year with Demolicious tonight
Nozzl Media launches a widget that hints at future real-time products
Bac’n was meant to be consumed
Twitalyzer 2.0 takes analyzing Twitter - and over analyzing yourself - to a whole new level
Second Porch secures Oregon Angel Fund commitment
Funding Universe hosts Portland CrowdPitch at NedSpace Old Town, tomorrow
NedSpace partnership with OEN, SAO, and TechAmerica: A glimmer of things to come?
Rounding up the good news: JanRain secures $3.25 million in Series A funding
Twas the night before Venture Northwest: Giftango finds $1.4 million under the tree
Jive releases Social Business Software 4.0, iPhone app, and BlackBerry and smart phone functionality
Attend Venture Northwest from the comfort of your own desk
Portland’s Jive Software secures another $12 million in venture capital from Sequoia
WordCamp Portland: WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg to field questions
OEN Venture Northwest: You’ve got one week left to apply
Jive flying high: Lufthansa gets on board with social business software
WordCamp Portland: Let the registration begin
Open source and mobile: Learn more about the Moblin Linux platform at Mobile Portland tonight
Wifi, caffeine, and coworking: 10+ Portland coffee shops for meeting up with Portland’s tech types
Round table: Discussing the PortlandOnline contest, the Portland design community, and spec work
Beer and Blog Portland shall be referred to as Free Beer and Blog this week thanks to AboutUs
Portland Economic Development Strategy passes, City formally recognizes open source, mobile, coworking, and startup communities
Shopping for an iPhone 3.0 app? See what Small Society has cooked up with Whole Foods Recipes
Tap tap: Urban Airship celebrates launch of iPhone OS 3.0 with Tapulous deal
Portland CSS guru Chris Coyier launches Digging Into WordPress
Platial on how social mapping will change the world
Portland startups: Get a paid intern for free, help some kids at the same time
Awards night in the Pacific Northwest means nods for GadgetTrak, Jive
Amazon acquires Portland-based Lexcycle makers of iPhone ebook app Stanza
Portland venture capital: Capybara, DFJ Frontier open a Portland office for early stage investments
Positive press: The Oregonian points to the potential the startup community holds
SurveyMonkey picks up former Yahoo as new CEO
COLOURlovers and Webby Awards: Third time’s a charm?
TechShop Portland Lunch 2.0 is Wednesday
Portland types journey south for Social Web Foo Camp
Toonlet captures your Twitter comedic genius for posterity
What’s it like to submit an application to the iPhone App Store?
What are the top 20 Portland blogs?
Startup stimulus: EasyStreet offers free services for Oregon Entrepreneurs
Zachary and Keller iPhone agency has a name: Small Society