Month: July 2014

Announcing BendTECH @ 1001: A new collaborative workspace for startups

The Tech Alliance of Central Oregon is excited to announce a new, premier co-working space for startups and technology professionals. Formerly Techspace Bend, the new BendTECH facility will add an impressive 3,000sqft indoor/outdoor cafe + bar + event space, bike racks and showers, redundant fibre for best-in-class internet connectivity, tech-related events and worskhops, free beer, and plenty of parking.

Erika Gabow

Why I Left Amazon and Started a Company in Bend

By Erika Gebow

When things aren’t going right, take a left. I saw this on a t-shirt once. My left hand turn was Bend. There wasn’t a single moment when I realized that I needed out of Seattle; it was more a series of moments, accrued over 15 years of living and working in the Emerald City. It’s the same thing you hear from every Seattle expat to Bend: bad weather, horrific traffic, and the general need to get more out of life than mailing-it-in in a cubicle for some obscenely rich guy.

Cairn Headed to Bend Outdoor Worx Incubator

If you were at the April PubTalk, then you heard Rob Little's presentation about his startup Cairn, an online subscription box service for outdoor enthusiasts. Since then, Cairn has hit a few milestones including being accepted into inaugural class of the new Bend Outdoor Worx Incubator. (More that program to come).