Introducing BIZ503: the new Portland-centric startup and small business talk show on BIZ503 broadcasts live every Friday at 1:00 p.m. at 99.1 fm (in the heart of Portland) and streams to a worldwide audience at Brought to you by PCC CLIMB Center and Albina Community Bank, which support local startups and small businesses.

Biz503 Dec 11

PODCAST Biz503: Women & Minority Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is being called the next American Dream, and millions are leaving traditional corporate jobs to pursue careers as startup founders. With a 2015 report by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor totaling the number of entrepreneurs in the U.S. at 27 … Continue Reading


PODCAST Biz503: #OregoniansGive

Although free-market Milton Friedman followers believe the only “social responsibility of business is to increase profits,” others disagree – and think businesses owe something back to their communities for using public resources. Luckily, there’s new evidence that doing good not … Continue Reading

Downtown Portland Oregon cityscape  in the afternoon. View from above.

PODCAST Biz503: The New Networks

Coworking, Meetups, Facebook Groups and the like are The New Networks. Are they working? It’s a question we’ll ask Friday, Nov. 6, on Biz503, the new Portland Radio Project talk show about startups and small businesses in Portland.

There’s … Continue Reading

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Biz503: Homelessness in PDX

Homelessness in Portland, one of America’s most “livable” cities, is an emergency, according to Portland officials. What’s not clear is why the situation is only now being officially considered a crisis, when the number of people sleeping on Portland … Continue Reading