BEAVERTON, Ore. – Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) has joined the Beaverton $100K Challenge as the first corporate sponsor. The city and startup incubator Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC) have teamed up to create the Beaverton $100K Startup Challenge. Frontierwill provide 1 gigabit FiOS service to the OTBC incubator offices for the startups chosen in the challenge for one year. [Read more…]
The Portland Business Journal reported that OTBC graduate SheerID has closed a $5.3 million funding round. As the Journal stated:
SheerID’s software is used by major national retailers and other membership organizations to manage customer identities and allow certain customers access to exclusive deals such as student, teacher or military discounts. Amazon.com, Foot Locker and Spotify are among the company’s clients.
Congrats to the SheerID team on securing the funding they need to grow!