Northern Imagination is a small holding company based in Menlo Park, California. 

Dorrian Porter is the owner of Northern Imagination, and is the co-founder of three companies, including his most recent company Vestaboard.

Vestaboard was founded by Dorrian in 2015 and set to launch publicly in 2017.

Vestaboard was founded by Dorrian in 2015 and set to launch publicly in 2017.

Mozes was founded in 2005 and acquired by HelloWorld in 2012.

Mozes was founded in 2005 and acquired by HelloWorld in 2012.

HigherMarkets was founded in 2000 and acquired by SciQuest (now Jaegger) in 2002.

HigherMarkets was founded in 2000 and acquired by SciQuest (now Jaegger) in 2002.

Northern Imagination enjoys helping other companies get started.  

Below is a list of companies Northern Imagination has helped, usually in the earliest stages of company formation.

Whiskey9 is owned and operated by Northern Imagination.  Whiskey9 is the easiest way to collect an electronic W9.  It works in conjunction with SendW9 to make an electronic W9 easy for contractors and accounts payable operations.

Whiskey9 is owned and operated by Northern Imagination.  Whiskey9 is the easiest way to collect an electronic W9.  It works in conjunction with SendW9 to make an electronic W9 easy for contractors and accounts payable operations.

Adventurely was founded by Mita Carriman and Raquel Bujans, two entrepreneurs determined to shake up the travel market for singles.  Dorrian serves as an advisor to Adventurely.

Adventurely was founded by Mita Carriman and Raquel Bujans, two entrepreneurs determined to shake up the travel market for singles.  Dorrian serves as an advisor to Adventurely.

Dohje was founded by Amanda Krantz in 2014 and is dedicated to building the largest thank you network in healthcare and beyond.  Dorrian serves as a sounding board to Amanda and advisor to Dohje.

Dohje was founded by Amanda Krantz in 2014 and is dedicated to building the largest thank you network in healthcare and beyond.  Dorrian serves as a sounding board to Amanda and advisor to Dohje.

Sharethrough was founded by Dan Greenberg and others. Dan turned down an offer to join Mozes full-time so he could start Sharethrough, the creator and leader in native digital advertising ("content, not ads"). 

Sharethrough was founded by Dan Greenberg and others. Dan turned down an offer to join Mozes full-time so he could start Sharethrough, the creator and leader in native digital advertising ("content, not ads"). 

Draft was founded by Brad Lawler and Jason St. Peter to create a more human approach to investing.  As part of the Yodlee Interactive Incuabator Dorrian serves as an advisor to Brad and Jason.  

Draft was founded by Brad Lawler and Jason St. Peter to create a more human approach to investing.  As part of the Yodlee Interactive Incuabator Dorrian serves as an advisor to Brad and Jason.
 

Hatch was founded by Ann Crady Weiss and David Weiss to bring parents a series of smart products that use technology, data, and modern design to help make caring for a baby a lot easier.  Dorrian serves as an advisor to Ann & Dave, and they serve as an advisor to him and Vestaboard.

Hatch was founded by Ann Crady Weiss and David Weiss to bring parents a series of smart products that use technology, data, and modern design to help make caring for a baby a lot easier.  Dorrian serves as an advisor to Ann & Dave, and they serve as an advisor to him and Vestaboard.

Northern Imagination loves to create video.  We also crowdfunded a statue of Nikola Tesla in the Silicon Valley in 2013.

"I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird." - Paul McCartney

The Kickstarter campaign in 2013 to fund a Statue of Nikola Tesla in the Silicon Valley was the most successful Kickstarter for a public art project to that point.  The statue emits free wi-fi and and has a time capsule that will be opened in 2043.

The Kickstarter campaign in 2013 to fund a Statue of Nikola Tesla in the Silicon Valley was the most successful Kickstarter for a public art project to that point.  The statue emits free wi-fi and and has a time capsule that will be opened in 2043.

Tesla pitches Silicon VCs: Dorrian wrote and produced a cartoon imagining what it would be like for Nikola Tesla to pitch modern day Silicon Valley VCs.

Tesla pitches Silicon VCs: Dorrian wrote and produced a cartoon imagining what it would be like for Nikola Tesla to pitch modern day Silicon Valley VCs.

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