This week, the federal government kicked off an SBIR road tour to promote their ability to invest in small businesses through grants and technology licensing. It started Tuesday in Portland, followed by Seattle, WA Wednesday then wrapping up in Anchorage, AK.
You know how we all like cool gadgets. Buy those cool gadgets for loved ones and you’re holiday shopping is dunzo–before it’s even December.
If you’ve been looking to build your own company, why not take over one that’s already successful?
It’s not every day that we have a CEO from our local tech community run for public office. If you’re interested in learning more about Bend’s leadership, or have opinions about changes that you would like to see in our fair city, now is your chance to meet Bill Moseley, of software company GL Solutions, in person to share your thoughts.
Mark and Karl from the OSU Advantage Accelerator program stopped by yesterday to fill us in on their new program now available in Bend.
Last week, RAIN Eugene held their “State of the Startup Ecosystem” address, where they highlighted the latest companies emerging from their accelerator program. The event was sold out with nearly 500 people attending, and the startup vibe was contagious. To top things off, our beloved past Venture Catalyst and Tech Alliance president, Jim Coonan, delivered the opening presentation.
Our startup community has a few people working behind the scenes to keep it moving forward. One of them is Jim Schell, a long time advocate for entrepreneurship and doer of things. In the following guest blog post, Jim provides a ‘state of the union’ for our local ecosystem and as usual, it is a good read.
If you’ve been craving to connect with people in the outdoor, bio-science, tech, brewing, or food & beverage industries, you’ll want to take part in our new unConference event: speed networking sponsored by OSU Cascades.