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Speaking of startups, let’s startup the planning for Techstars Startup Week Portland 2018 (April 2-5)

While it seems like the year has just begun, in reality, the first week in April isn’t that far off. But it’s a lot farther off than Portland Startup Week has been in the past. (We’ve traditionally organized the weeklong celebration of startups during the first week in February.) So given that we’ve got more time than we’re used to, it seems like a really good opportunity to make Techstars Startup Week Portland 2018 even more awesome than ever, right? Right. So let’s get on that. Like now.

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Want an early look at the Torch 3D virtual/augmented/mixed reality editing environment? You can make that a reality

We love our shiny new tech around these parts. Even if it’s not quite ready for mass consumption. That’s why I was excited to see that Portland’s Torch 3D was accepting applications for an early sneak peek at its virtual/augmented/mixed reality editing environment.

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REMINDER: PitchfestNW applications are due January 12, 2018

It’s a new year. Time to get out there and tell everyone about the awesome company you’re building. And around these parts, there are any number of opportunities to do exactly that. But there’s one chance to take the stage that promises a huge, international crowd of potential investors, partners, and customers: TechfestNW PitchfestNW.

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Building an outdoor gear startup? You’ve got some work to do over the holidays

You know I love startups. And you know I love startups that help startups. But what you may not know is that I’m a huge fan of folks who are doing that work in a variety of industries—not just tech. That’s why I wanted to be sure that all of you outdoor gear types knew that the application for the Bend Outdoor Worx accelerator is due on December 29, 2017.

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You're already a winner. In procrastination. Now get your OEN Angel Oregon application done.

I get it. You’re busy. You’re building the next big thing. And you’ve been heads down, barely sleeping, using every spare minute to work on your dream. I get it. I do. But every once in a while you need to come up for air. And get out in front of people. And here in Portland, one of the best places to do that is OEN Angel Oregon. Read More

If this doesn't motivate you to submit your Oregon Story Board application by July 15, nothing will

Applications for Oregon Story Board—the accelerator focused on the digital storytelling industry—close next week. July 15, to be exact. And if you’re still on the fence as to whether you should apply or not, this might be just the thing you need to help motivate you. Read More

What are you doing this weekend? That's right. Working on your 2014 SXSW Accelerator application.

I’ve had the pleasure of working with the SXSW Accelerator folks for a number of years. And I’ve been greatly impressed with how the program has grown and improved, year after year. Well, now it’s time to get the next crop of startups into the program. And if you’re game, I’d encourage you to apply to the 2014 SXSW Accelerator. Read More

[Insert overplayed "gift" analogy here]: Upstart Labs opens startup applications via AngelList

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: Upstart Labs is the best thing going in Portland right now for startups, Not only do they provide a chunk of capital, they also augment your startup teams with successful entrepreneurs, developers, and mentors. Read More

REMINDER: Your Portland Seed Fund application is due. Like right now, procrastinator pants.

Could-a should-a would-a. Remember when you were thinking about applying to the Portland Seed Fund? Well, your Portland Seed Fund application is due tonight, January 9, by midnight.

Oopie. Okay. You’ve clearly wasted enough time to get the stress level up. But really? If you want to apply? You should probably get on that. Like right now. Read More

What are you doing this weekend? You’re working on your Portland Seed Fund application, right?

It’s about that time again. Time for the next crop of early stage startups to apply for the Portland Seed Fund.

So if you’re a startup looking for a bit of funding, mentorship, and the opportunity to pitch to a bunch of potential investors, now would be a good time to get to applying. Read More

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