From a social booking app for beauty and wellness services in the Black community to a fintech that aims to reinvent how rent is paid, 10 tech-focused startups showcased their innovations Thursday in Portland.

Founders took the stage at the capstone “Demo Day” event of the Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator, pitching to a live audience of more than 300 people and close to 400 others watching remotely. The audience included around 50 investors at the Ocean Gateway in Portland, and an additional 80 who had registered for the livestream. Read more