Month: November 2016

Shopping Small Business Saturday or CyberMonday? Put These 8 Bend #Startups on Your Shopping List

Not to freak you out, but the holiday shopping season is … here. Yes, Safeway has had holiday decorations out since the day after Halloween. Yes, some exceptionally organized people actually buy gifts year round so that they don’t face a gift buying frenzy come December. But if you avoid Black Friday shopping like the plague, then Small Business Saturday (Nov. 26) and Cyber Monday (Nov. 28) offer up a great opportunity to explore gifts from some of Bend’s newest companies.

ICYMI: Tom Gonser, DocuSign Founder, Joins Bend-Based Seven Peaks Ventures, Notes that Startups Don’t Have to be “in Big Cities to Succeed”

Tom Gonser, founder of DocuSign, announced earlier this week that he’s joined Seven Peaks Ventures as a partner. Not only is Gonser keen on helping founders launch and grow their startups, but he told GeekWire that he specifically liked the Bend-based VC firm’s geography and ‘rise of the rest’ approach.