Starting something can be confusing. Especially if you’ve never had the opportunity to do it before. That’s why I’m a huge fan of programs like TiE XL Boot Camp, a program run by TiE Oregon that is designed to help equip first-time founders with all of the business basics they need to build their startups.Read More
If you’re a founder building a startup in Washington County and you’re interested in getting in front of local investors, there’s no better opportunity than the Westside Pitch competition. Not only is the event a competition, even getting accepted is a competition. So if you want to take part, you need to apply. And soon. Applications close today.Read More
Working on a startup while you juggle a day job? Too busy working on your startup during the day to carve out time during work hours? You might be a perfect fit for the TiE XL Boot Camp program that helps educate founders on relevant topics and skills to support their entrepreneurial journey.Read More
If you’ve been putting off applying to pitch at Pitch Oregon 2021, your procrastination has come to an end. Applications are due today, September 30, 2021.
In its 6th year, Pitch Oregon is TiE Oregon’s marquee event, attracting hundreds of entrepreneurs, mentors and investors each year. New this year, we are welcoming companies from around the Pacific Northwest to apply and applicants will compete for an equitable investment!
One of the things I like most about the Portland startup community is the level of support for the earliest stages of startup companies. From connecting with community to demystifying the process of raising venture capital, there are a number of programs designed to complement one another in support of entrepreneurs. One of those programs, TiE XL Bootcamp, is currently recruiting a new cohort.Read More
If your startup has been interested in the model of investing that Indie.vc has been pursuing — a model that focuses on investing in companies that are on the path to profitability — then you’ll want to make sure that you carve out some time this Saturday to apply for the next Indie.vc cohort. But you have to hurry. The application window is only open for 24 hours.Read More
While any number of startup accelerators have been forced to go virtual, one in particular has been running a virtual program for its 999 days of existence. It’s Founder Gym. And by way of milestones, its applications are due on day 1000. Which is August 4, 2020.Read More
Deciding to start something can be exciting. And scary. And once you start, building a company can be challenging, frustrating, and lonely. But you don’t have to do it alone. There are any number of programs here in Portland designed to support entrepreneurs and founders like you. Where you can get help. And mentorship. And peer support. And if you’re in the market for some of that, you’re in luck. Because one of those programs, PIE, is currently accepting applications for its next class.Read More