One Million TriMet Tickets

April 11, 2014

Here at GlobeSherpa, we’re having a little celebration because last night we passed a significant company milestone: 1 million TriMet Tickets have been purchased using the GlobeSherpa TriMet Tickets mobile application! We’d like to thank TriMet and TriMet riders for helping us reach this moment. Thank you. For the team at GlobeSherpa, passing the 1 [...]

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GlobeSherpa Named Finalist for Oregon Technology Awards

March 15, 2014

We are thrilled to share that GlobeSherpa has been named a finalist for the 2014 Oregon Technology Awards as Technology Company of the Year in the startup category (pre-revenue – $3,000,000) by the Technology Association of Oregon. This premier event celebrates excellence and achievement in the region’s technology industry and honors one outstanding individual as [...]

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Director’s Cut: Our Vision for an Integrated Mobile Future

February 26, 2014

On January 9, we released a video that showcased our vision for an integrated mobile future. In the video, we showcased some of the technology we have in market today, such as the TriMet Tickets mobile ticketing application. We also present new technology we are actively building such as our ParkingSherpa parking application and our [...]

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iOS Users: Update to iOS Version 7.0.6

February 25, 2014

Late last week, Apple revealed it had identified a security vulnerability in its iOS 7 Operating System (OS). According to the company, the security vulnerability is related to a “Secure Transport failed to validate the authenticity of the connection” and they issued a knowledge base article that provides details. In short, the update will help [...]

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A New Look: TriMet Tickets redesigned for iOS7

February 20, 2014

Today GlobeSherpa released a new iOS7 update for TriMet Tickets. This update includes a whole new look and feel based on Apple’s iOS7 design guidelines. GlobeSherpa strongly believes that User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) is key to a successful product and we are dedicated to staying current with the design specifications set by [...]

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LADOT Announces First Demonstration of Mobile Ticketing in Southern California

February 7, 2014

Los Angeles, California-The City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will become the first transit service provider in Southern California to demonstrate a mobile ticketing application that will allow riders of LADOT Transit Services to pay for their transit fares using smart phones with the signing of a demonstration agreement with Portland, Oregon-based GlobeSherpa. [...]

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Michael Gray: Geekwire’s “Geek of the Week”

February 5, 2014

Ready to pay for your bus ride on your smartphone? Sorry, Seattle, not yet. But the service has taken off in Portland, powered by the technology developed by Michael Gray’s team at Portland startup GlobeSherpa — part of the company’s broader push to innovate in mobile ticketing. Gray is GlobeSherpa’s chief technology officer and co-founder — a native [...]

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Portland Business Journal: Q&A with GlobeSherpa CEO Nat Parker

January 24, 2014

There are many hot startups to watch in Portland these days, but since I arrived in town last month, folks have been telling me to get in touch with GlobeSherpa. The startup offers mobile ticketing and payment systems aimed at transportation clients. The company is behind the TriMet mobile ticket app that was released earlier [...]

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GlobeSherpa Announces Support for Bluetooth Low Energy Technology

January 22, 2014

New Wireless Technology simplifies the Payment Verification and Validation Process; Ideal for Transit Management, Fare Collection, Trip Planning, Parking and more GlobeSherpa, a leading provider of secure mobile ticketing and payment software, today announced plans to support Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) technology – also known as Bluetooth Smart – for transit management and fare collection, [...]

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Our Vision for an Integrated Mobile Future

January 9, 2014

At GlobeSherpa, we strive to be the most innovative provider of mobile solutions and services that enable our clients to improve operations and better serve their customers. We’ve taken that goal and created transit payment applications that make riding the bus or the train as easy as a few clicks from your smartphone. Now we [...]

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