2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Still looking for the perfect holiday gift for your friends, family, pets, and more? Check out these amazing offerings from Xcelerate business owners.

Still looking for the perfect holiday gift for your friends, family, pets, and more? Check out these amazing offerings from Xcelerate business owners. Great gifts to impress while supporting our transformative community.


Order some delicious treats from Babkush, a small scale bakery that produces seasonal Jewish desserts and treats. Owner Zicra Lukin is taking special orders online via this form. Follow them on Instagram to see what baked goodies are available.

Big Fun Beverages

Enjoy a sparkling Yerba Mate from Jessica Oliverio's Big Fun Beverages. Learn more about their selection online and buy a party pack. Find them in stores or take advantage of free delivery in Portland. Follow them on Instagram.

Ganesh and Demeter Apothecary

Committed to sustainability, Ganesh and Demeter Apothecary sells hand-blended, organic, fair-for-life tea blends and body products. Check out the full selection online offered by Jennessee Rosenburg. Follow them on Instagram.

Gazzy by Gazzo

Gazzy by Gazzo is a lifestyle brand inspired by the eighties and nineties, decades of rebellion and self-expression. The geometric, terrazzo, animal print patterns are designed to disrupt the industry status quo and embolden the wearer. Shop for your new favorite outfit online. Follow them on Instagram.

Honeybee Lemonade Syrups

The popularity and positive feedback Andrea Wade received while working at food carts, street fairs, and other events inspired Andrea to bring her syrups to stores. See the flavors online, they're all-natural, free from preservatives and added sugars.   Follow them on Facebook.

La Popular Maka Tlan

Experience authentic Mexican cuisine through quality, sustainable, and fresh ingredients from local farmers. Find Araceli De La Cruz 's popular Birria sauce at Market of Choice and New Seasons. Follow them on Instagram.

Lady Fern Graphics

Looking for the perfect piece of art? Check out Molly Chidsey's custom watercolor offerings. You can get a portrait of your home, family tree, custom calligraphy, and more. Learn about the artistic options online. Follow them on Instagram.

Majik Edibles

Majik Edibles produces the finest THC infused edibles on the market. Try out their newest flavor – Winter Spice. Owner Christine Walsh creates delicious cookie flavors using the best ingredients and whole plant cannabutter concentrate. Explore all the flavors online or find them at your local dispensary. Follow them on Instagram.

Nouriche Broth

Nouriche Broths are small batch bone broths made locally in Portland, Oregon by DeDe Frerichs. Their whole-food, slow-cooked broths can be used as cooking bases or by themselves as a rich, satisfying alternative to coffee or tea. View the full assortment online or find them in stores. Follow them on Instagram.

Sage Planta

Cameo Konfirst with Sage Planta provides high-quality plant care products made with organic ingredients. Are you trying to take better care of your plants? Or want to help out a fellow plant parent? Find the formula you need and follow them on Instagram for plant care tips.

Pink Cloud Beverages

Pink Cloud transports you to a tropical state of mind with delicious tropical fruit flavors. An alternative to alcohol, Sierra Thomas created refreshing premium hemp beverages. Choose your favorite flavor online or find them in your nearest store. Follow them on Instagram.  


Drew Smith is a Licensed Certified Art Therapist and founder of Render. Explore on-demand classes and art supplies online and start cultivating a regular creative practice to positively impact your mental health today.

Royal Rose PDX

Royal Rose PDX's products are sweet-smelling natural smoke alternatives. Ciara Waters is the founder and creator of the Roll Your Own, Rose Petal blunt wrap, and paperless cones that are handmade, organic, and food-grade. Shop online. Follow Royal Rose PDX on Instagram.

Royalty Spirits

Chaunci King became the first Black woman to operate a vodka company on the West Coast. Royalty Spirits has a great selection of flavored vodkas, luxury whiskeys, and new canned cocktails. Learn more about their spirit brands and find them in stores. Follow Royalty Spirits on Instagram.


Sibeiho is a Singaporean food startup co-founded by Holly Ong and Pat Lau. The brand's Sambal chili sauces are influenced by Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Nonya culinary styles. Get to know their spicy umami flavor profiles online and find them in stores. Follow Sibeiho on Instagram.

Sue Gee's

After thirty years in the restaurant business, Sue Gee Lehn expanded her dream of bringing her sauces and spices to customers everywhere. These sauces are bold, flavorful, and a little sweet. You may recognize them in the foods that are made at the Cameo Cafe in NE Portland. Find your flavor online or visit a store.

The Tidy People

An all-inclusive cleaning brand that helps the modern home dweller create a feel-good home experience. Owner Lora Ladd believes that most of the success in cleaning comes from the methods you use and a small piece of the cleaning pie equation is the products and tools you use. Check out the starter kits online. Follow The Tidy People on Instagram.

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