With the holidays fast approaching, you may find yourself out shopping for presents. Or maybe you’re already done. In which case, we hate you. Just kidding. For those us still in the throes of holiday shopping, consider gifting some of these fun products from local Bend startups:
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.
Today we are thankful for a job board that is packed with tech jobs right here in Bend. Many startups are hiring and they’re in need of sales, customer success and onboarding, developers and more.
This is a guest post, reprinted with permission from the Cascade Angels website.
By Julie Harrelson, fund manager, Cascade Angels
This is a cool thing. Yong Bakos, CS professor at OSU Cascades, has organized a local event to celebrate the global Day of Coderetreat. On Saturday, Nov. 18, student developers and professional software developers of all skills levels will convene at the Bend OSU campus for a “fantastic, focused day of code.”
Since his first job at Fuji Film, Christian Rea has loved photography, technology and also entrepreneurship. The Bend native came back to Central Oregon in 2013, and is now combining those passions into a fun and friendly startup.
EDCO just announced the Bend Venture Conference Top Five Growth Stage finalists–aka the founders pitching on stage at the conference–and they include two Bend tech startups.
There’s been a lot going on lately–from events to company growth to new hires to new offices. We’d love to write a story about each one of these things, but as part-time news hounds, we were falling behind. And we want to keep you in the know. So here is a high-level glance at some of the exciting things happening in our tech and startup community.