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.
LeadMethod, a Bend-based software company, is looking to build its local development team. The startup specializes in lead management software. LeadMethod launched its newest product in January, and has already seen some significant growth.
Following the announcement of their $1.3 million in new funding, Manzama held a "Hands on Manzama" work day last week. Employees worked together to build desks and create new work spaces at their downtown Bend office for their growing team.
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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.
Bend-based Manzama announced today that it has raised $1.3 million to help expand its cloud-based software from its key market of law firms to consulting and financial services.
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).
With its first fund launched last March, Cascade Angels plans on making a $120,000 investment in the upcoming Bend Venture Conference, says Julie Harrelson, the fund’s manager. The angel fund made its first investment in May, funding Droplr with $100,000.