The Technology Association of Oregon is hosting a valuable event for anyone who has ever had the experience of wishing they felt a little more confident, sounded more powerful or projected themselves in a different way. The Confidence Project is a three-hour workshop on July 31 for anyone, of experience level who want to develop consistent confidence when networking, leading and building valuable relationships.
Mark you calendar for Wednesday, July 11, because there’s a free speaker series launching with a great topic. The 1001 Tech Center is hosting a talk by Kris Prochaska, a business consultant, therapist and Tedx speaker, on how companies can create a better culture.
This is a guest post from a member of our tech community, David Welton, who is spearheading the local YIMBY movement, which is interested in more finding more affordable housing solutions. David connects the dots for why this is an issue for the tech community and beyond.
Tend.ai, a Bend-based robotics software startup, has pivoted from the original premise of the company to focus on predictive maintenance for industrial manufacturing, says CEO and co-founder James Gentes.
If you like cookies and like supporting Bend startups, then today is your lucky day. The No-Bake Cookie Co. is testing out all five of its no-bake cookies in Bend and Redmond-area Albertsons and Safeway grocery stores.
Startup resources continue to pop up in Bend. The latest is Starve Ups, an Oregon startup accelerator that is opening a chapter here. Founders and other interested parties can learn more at Starve Ups’ chapter launch event April 9 at 5:30 p.m. at BendTECH.
The StartupBend inbox has been overflowing with all sorts of interesting tidbits so we decided to round them all up into one delicious soup of news. Who wants news soup? Sorry no soup for you. Just kidding. Spend a few minutes getting caught up and penciling things into your calendar.
Cascade Angels, Bend’s own organized angel fund, has been growing since its inception in 2014, both in the dollars it has to invest and the number of companies in its portfolio. To date the organization has invested $2.7 million into 17 Oregon companies. Most recently, the fund expanded its leadership team to include Robert Pease, who will join the organization’s co-founder Julie Harrelson. They will serve as fund co-managers.