If you missed the Oregon Sports Angels webinar this week on “Investing in BIPOC Founder-led Companies,” they have posted the replay.
Helped make some intros for a biz dev person!— Devin Gaffney
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While I greatly miss having Joe Maruschak as an example of how and why to work on startup communities — like he had in Eugene, Oregon, for so long, I’m incredibly happy to see him gaining the perspective and distance to be able to analyze and inform other community stewards who are still struggling to do the work and realize the opportunities.Read More
Oregon Sports Angels hosts a virtual gathering to discuss investing in BIPOC founders, Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 4:30PM via Zoom.
A couple of interesting fund announcements for founders building Crypto and Blockchain solutions. One direct, and one more indirect. But both with local ties to the Oregon startup community.Read More
Beaverton startup hub OTBC is changing its leadership team. Steve Morris, who has led the organization as executive director for 16 years, is retiring. Jim McCreight, director of strategic partnerships, will assume the executive director role. Julie Brown will take on the role of director of operations.
If you’ve been curious about Portland’s Expensify going public, the S-1 is now available for your reading pleasure. The high notes? They plan to raise $243 million by selling about 10 million shares priced between $23-$25 range. And they plan to trade on Nasdaq under the symbol EXFY.
And from my personal perspective, I don’t ever recall reading an S-1 — and I’ve read quite a few — that reference a motivation to “Get shit done.” But this one does.