Tag: Lunch2.0

Given that Portland Startup Week officially starts on February 2, Groundhog Day seemed an appropriate theme

When Oregon native Andrew Hyde and I originally started chatting about Portland having its very own Startup Week—the concept that he, the Startup Weekend creator, had dreamed up to help towns celebrate their startup scenes—I was already toying with a few ideas. When he suggested that the launch date should be Groundhog Day, it was settled. Read More

REMINDER: Portland Lunch 2.0 travels out to Beaverton to meet OTBC

It’s a new year and there’s no better way to kick it off than with a free lunch. And thanks to our friends out at OTBC in Beaverton, that’s exactly what’s happening, as they host the first Portland Lunch 2.0 of the year—and continue to solidify their position as the premier Beaverton Lunch 2.0 host. Read More

From the producers of Portland Lunch 2.0 comes Portland Beer 2.0

So it dawned on us. Portland Lunch 2.0 is nice, but we could use more networking opportunities. What, we thought, would happen if we combined tech type entrepreneurs with craft brewing entrepreneurs and came up with a happy hour event? Would that be worthwhile? Well, we’re giving it a shot. Introducing Portland Beer 2.0. Read More

Portland Lunch 2.0 Beaverton edition: A reminder that OTBC hosts on May 29

Every once in a while, it’s nice to take Portland Lunch 2.0 outside of Portland, so that folks who don’t work in the city get a chance to participate as well. This Wednesday is one such jaunt as our friends at OTBC will be hosting Lunch 2.0 in Beaverton. Read More

REMINDER: Chirpify hosts Portland Lunch 2.0, tomorrow

I know you probably just finished eating and lunch is probably the last thing on your mind. But I wanted to remind you that Chirpify will hosting Portland Lunch 2.0, Wednesday April 17 at noon. Read More

Have your PIE and eat it too. I mean, if we have pie at Portland Lunch 2.0.

Given that March 14 is pi day—you know, 3.14—we thought that would be the most appropriate day for PIE to host Portland Lunch 2.0. And apparently you agreed.

There’s only one little problem… Read More

Something to celebrate at Portland Lunch 2.0: New Relic lands $80 million in funding

While Portland Lunch 2.0 is always a great excuse to get together, it’s always nice to have something to celebrate. And this month’s hosts just announced some big news: New Relic has secured $80 million in funding led by Insight Venture Partners. Read More

Portland Lunch 2.0: CrowdCompass finds a crowd of Portland startup types

Portland Lunch 2.0 is back—and more popular than ever. We saw proof of that last Thursday at CrowdCompass. Over 270 people signed up through the Meetup page and we had 200+ walk through our office. It was a great turnout, and we were happy to host. Read More

Portland Lunch 2.0: Let CrowdCompass help you find a free lunch

Jama Software restarted Portland Lunch 2.0 with a huge crowd. And now CrowdCompass is opening their doors to welcome the Portland startup scene to lunch. And if you’re interested, they would love to have you join them next Thursday, December 6. Read More

Thinking about lunch? Don't forget Jama Software is buying on Wednesday as Portland Lunch 2.0 returns

I’m really happy to see the response to the return of Portland Lunch 2.0. Lots of companies wanting to sponsor. Lots of people wanting to attend. Lots of Portland types getting to meet one another. Which all in all equals a whole lot of awesome. Read More

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