If you've ever watched The Shining (I actually get scared just typing it) then you know how that old adage ends. All work and no play makes Jack Nicholson chop down your door with an axe. Fortunately Bendites are pretty good at playing. Alright back to work. This startup revolution isn't going to run itself.
Are those not three of your favorite things? Because they should be. If you're not already going, motor yourself over to McMenamin's tonight for Central Oregon PubTalk. The keynote speaker is Jim Huston, co-managing director of the Portland Seed Fund.
Silicon Valley definitely gets a lot of love as the mother ship of all things tech. So when I read about efforts highlighting entrepreneurs and startups outside The Valley, I have to share.
Brian Vierra, Economic Development of Central Oregon new's Venture Catalyst, officially started his new gig today. And unfortunately lucky for him, he answered our late afternoon call to see how things were going.
Looking Forward, a nonprofit group with a mission to make Central Oregon a better place to live, has turned its focus toward improving the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. BendTECH recently sat down with Jim Schell and S.J. Camarata, Looking Forward board members, to learn more about those efforts and their take on startup culture here.
OEN held it's second annual summit Friday at the Kennedy School in Portland. Emcee Terry "Starbucker" St. Marie offered 10 leadership lessons relayed by some of the state's most successful entrepreneurs.
Earlier this week, we posted a story about G5's search for two new executives. Today I had the opportunity to sit down with Carrie Percich, the company's recruiter to talk about G5's growth and get her thoughts on how to best recruit tech talent here.
BendTECH officially launched its crowdfunding campaign this week with an ambitious goal of raising $80,000 to support Central Oregon tech entrepreneurs.