Month: March 2015

#50startups: Are You an Accidental Sales Manager? Meet UpTyck

Many people would rather poke themselves in the eye than try to sell something — or many things for that matter — to a stranger. If you fall into that category and happen to be a small business owner, then Rich Fox has created UpTyck just for you. Fox has spent most of his career working in tech sales with companies such as ExtraHop Networks in Seattle.

Cascade Angels to Receive Up To $100K Investment from Oregon Growth Board

Oregon Growth Board and Cascade Angels Fund 2015 agreed on a potential $100K investment last month for the coming year. This investment in the 2015 Fund comes after a successful 2014 for Cascade Angels and the means to provide more local, patient capital for launch stage companies. OGB will provide a $50K investment and add an additional $50K if the Fund reaches a total investment of $500KCascade Angels Fund 2015 is based in Central Oregon and managed by Harrelson Group. The Fund is committed to helping build Oregon’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Cascade Angels Fund 2014 invested close to $400K in emerging companies and pushed the total at the Bend Venture Conference to over $1M, including funding for Amplion and Poached Jobs.