Yes, what you’ve seen on Portlandia is mostly true: we keep it weird. But we’re also about as tech savvy as they come. As a part of Silicon Forest, Oregon is home to a number of technology companies, ranging from early-stage startups to nationally-known enterprises.

Innovation is a key component of the city’s identity, and you’ll see it in the successful startups flourishing in the tech sector here: AWS Elemental, Puppet Labs, Act-On Software, Janrain, Urban Airship, theClymb, Jama, Jive and many more. You’ll also find such technology stalwarts as Intel, TriQuint, FEI Company, Webtrends, Tripwire and Tektronix located in the region.