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’re New Year’s resolution includes learning more about micro-electronic hardware, then I’ve got a little something for you. E Space Labs has doubled its number of course offerings for the first quarter of 2016 — and plans on adding even more as the year goes on.
The Bend Venture Conference doled out $620,000 in investments and awards last month, but ensuing side deals have pushed the total investment figure to $877,500, Economic Development of Central Oregon reports.
By G. Matt Sybrant
EDCO Key Industry Coordinator
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.
Have an outdoor startup you want to get off the ground? Bend Outdoor Worx, Central Oregon’s outdoor industry accelerator, is on the hunt for companies to join its pending third session.