As the Portland startup community continues to return to in-person events, there is any number of evening events returning to the docket. But what if evenings don’t work for you? Buck up, little camper. The community has events for you, too. Even if your only availability is in the morning. Like Coffee w/ Co-Founders.Read More
Sila cofounder chats with Nasdaq about the state of fintech
Listen as Portland’s Shamir Karkal, cofounder of fintech startup Sila and cofounder of Simple, discusses the current state of fintech with Nasdaq.
Interested in building an online community that people will love?
Sarah Smith knows a thing or two about building online community. As the cofounder of Portland startup The Dyrt, she’s been part of creating a compelling online camping community since its earliest days. And now, as the term “community” continues to rise into frothy buzzword popularity, she took a few minutes to share her insights and tips on how she cultivated that community.Read More
How do you get started on your startup without a cofounder, a team, or funding?
So during this whole pandemic thing, people are starting new things. And I’ve talked to quite a few folks who have been inspired to start new startups. But given that finding cofounders, team members, funding, and practically anything that doesn’t involve just you is exceptionally difficult while we’re all in isolation, starting a startup can be even more difficult than it used to be.Read More
BYOC to your couch or desk: Coffee w/ Co-Founders, together, from the comfort of your own home
It’s great to see longstanding community events rapidly making the transition to online in the wake of this pandemic. Especially for startup founders. Because being a founder is lonely enough. Even under the best of circumstances. That’s why I’m really happy to see a virtual version of Coffee w/ Co-Founders.Read More
Coffee with cofounders… and the Mayor: A few of the topics Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler covered at WeWork Labs Portland
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.
REMINDER: Coffee with Paige Hendrix Buckner and other cofounders
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.
REMINDER: Coffee w/ Co-Founders at WeWork Labs Portland
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.
Craving caffeine coupled with compatriots? It’s time for another Coffee with Co-Founders
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.
Globesherpa cofounder and current Moovel CEO Nat Parker recognized by TiE Oregon
It’s always nice to see local entrepreneurs building a successful company — especially when they continue to remain contributors and stewards of community in Portland. Such is the case with Nat Parker, cofounder of Portland startup Globesherpa, which was acquired by Daimler in 2015.