The Portland startup community got the chance to hear from Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, this morning. Thanks to WeWork Labs Portland and its Manager Josh Carter — who also is the founder and lead organizer of Coffee w/ Co-Founders.
There’s nothing quite like peer support. That’s why I’m always a fan of events and programs that get peers together. Not even necessarily to talk shop. Just to let them know that they’re not alone. And if you’re the cofounder of a company, one of those events is happening tomorrow: Coffee with Co-Founders.
Grabbing coffee with your fellow cofounders is nice, but grabbing some time with them in their workplace can be even better. That’s why WeWork Labs Portland is hosting Coffee w/ Co-Founders, this month.
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times. Communities are not built on evening events, alone. Which is why I always love daytime events that make knowledge, people, and networks more accessible to folks who might not have the chance to attend events after work hours. Like Coffee with Co-Founders.
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times: It’s lonely being a founder—or even the cofounder—of a startup. That’s why I’m always happy to see events and programs that bring founders together. So just imagine how psyched I am when a founder focused event collaborates with a founder focused program. Founder founder founder. Well, and coffee.
It’s difficult isn’t it? Grinding it out on the project. Evening after evening. No one gets it. Everyone questions you. But you know it’s got potential. If only you had someone who shared your vision. Well, what you need is a solid cofounder. Someone who complements your skills. And helps you build this amazing idea into a company. Read More
If I had to pick the most popular question in the Portland startup scene, I’d pick “Where do I find more development talent?” But running a close second is “How do I find a cofounder?” And that’s why it’s really nice to see some folks attacking this problem head-on. Read More
Portland recently unlocked the FounderDating program for our city. Now, it’s time to take the next step: registering to be a founder in the network. But you’ve got to hurry. The application deadline for the first round closes August 9. Read More