Oregon Sports Angels invests in Heroclip’s $1.1M seed round

Oregon Sports Angels invests in Heroclip’s $1.1M seed round

Oregon Sports Angels has invested $150,000 in the $1.1 million seed round of Heroclip, a Seattle-based company that makes all-purpose carabiners. It is the second investment for Oregon Sports Angels, a nine-month-old angel fund that’s becoming a critical resource for the Pacific Northwest’s swelling ranks of outdoor and apparel startups. Heroclip’s sales have more than doubled each of the last three years, according to a news release. The company is led by founder and CEO Mina Yoo, who holds…

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Multnomah County plans to sell its historic courthouse to a busy Portland real estate investor

Multnomah County plans to sell its historic courthouse to a busy Portland real estate investor

As expected, Multnomah County has whittled down the list of bidders for its historic downtown courthouse to one who’s offered up $28 million for the building. Portland’s NBP Capital, which has been busy in Portland of late, plans to buy the 275,000-square-foot building and lease it back to the county for at least two years while the county’s new courthouse approaches completion. The county will be able to stay in the existing courthouse building for two years without paying any rent to NBP; a…

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University of Oregon readies online version of Sports Product Management program

University of Oregon readies online version of Sports Product Management program

The University of Oregon wants to offer an online version of its Sports Product Management master’s degree. The university launched the 18-month master’s degree program in 2015. It’s since graduated 87 students, with some joining established giants such as Nike, Adidas and Columbia Sportswear and others founding outdoor companies. One graduate even started a law firm. On Oct. 24, the program will seek approval from the university’s Graduate Council for an online version. If approved, it will start…

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State commission investigating $9M in potential San Jose Water overcharges

State commission investigating $9M in potential San Jose Water overcharges

San Jose Water is being investigated by the California Public Utilities Commission for alleged overcharges totaling as much as $9 million.

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Central Eastside’s next office building will bring something new to the area — a parking garage

Central Eastside’s next office building will bring something new to the area — a parking garage

SKB’s tentative plans include a 140,000-square-foot office building with a four-story parking garage across the street.

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Apple execs recount early days at Infinite Loop campus

Apple execs recount early days at Infinite Loop campus

As Apple Inc. employees start new memories in the company’s shiny, new “spaceship” headquarters in Cupertino, executives past and present reminisced about the company’s first major home. Before Apple became the world’s first trillion-dollar company and moved into a $5 billion campus designed by late CEO Steve Jobs, 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino was ground zero for the iPhone maker before … well, before it was an iPhone maker. Numerous early Apple employees, including Tony Fadell, Heidi Roizen…

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