Ray King to Speak at Startup Weekend PDX


Ray King, founder of several successful technology ventures, including About Us, Inc., will be speaking on how he started, grew and eventually sold his companies.

Ray King has spent the better part of his career in the software business, first, writing software for Architects and Engineers with his first company – Semaphore, Inc. which he sold in 2000. Ray then co-founded SnapNames which was acquired in 2007.

Ray’s current venture, About Us, Inc., a wiki containing information about websites and other community created topics/information, is consistently ranked among the Alexa top 2,000 websites. Ray’s entrepreneurial success won him the 2009 Entrepreneurship Award for Individual Achievement given by the Oregon Entrepreneurship Network.