How Portland tech CEOs are using their own capital to fill one of startup sector’s biggest gaps

By November 11, 2016Uncategorized
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PORTLAND — It started out as a lunch between two Portland tech CEOs.

One, Stephen Marsh, had experience to share. He’s guided his company, archiving software firm Smarsh Inc., through a series of ownership changes to more than $42 million in annual sales.

The other, Fritz Brumder, was eager to listen. He’s CEO of Brandlive, an upstart live-streaming video platform with big ambitions.

Eventually, one lunch begat more lunches, evolving into the kind of mentor-mentee relationship that’s become…