Month: July 2021

Applications for Bend Venture Conference are open

While Oregon isn’t terribly well known for venture capital, it has developed a significant presence in the world of Angel investing. Some of that is thanks to innovative organizations like Oregon Venture Fund. But if it were to come down to one annual event that puts Oregon Angel investing on the map, it would be Bend Venture Conference, one of the largest Angel conferences in the United States — and often a good excuse for Bay Area investors to visit Bend.

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PIE Demo Day 2021: And the startups were…

On Monday, June 28, 2021, 14 startups took to the stage to share stories about the companies they’re building as part of PIE Demo Day 2021. Like any other demo day. But unlike most PIE Demo Days, this one was once again a completely virtual experience.

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Heatwave high jinks: Hot enough to fry an egg… and bake a pie

You’ve heard it a million times. “It’s hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk.” But is it? Is it really? Well, long time Portland startup community member Troy Howard took the opportunity to find out during the spate of record setting heat at the beginning of the week. And he captured his experiment on Twitter. Which included an egg, water, and a pie.

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