An ever-changing experiment


Begun as a conversation eight years ago, the Portland Incubator Experiment — known more commonly as PIE — has become an ongoing collaboration between the startup community and Wieden+Kennedy, the largest privately held creative advertising agency in the world. Throughout its history, PIE has served as a curated coworking space, a community event space, a startup accelerator, a flashpoint for corporate innovation, and a home-away-from-home for startup types — and the startup curious — from around the world. It's all part of an ever-changing experiment created to test how startups, brands and corporations can collaborate without killing each other.