Category Archives: Startups

Bend Fall Festival is Looking for Startups Who Want to Exhibit

The Bend Fall Festival is considering having a section of booths dedicated to local startups. Jim Kone, who is organizing the Bend Business Showcase portion of the festival, reached out to see if we knew of any interested startups. He has room for eight, and he’d offer the booths to startup founders for $150 for the weekend, which is Oct. 7th and 8th.

Looking for a Small Office? Real Time Research Has Space to Share

We all know that finding small office space in Bend is like finding a magical unicorn in your backyard or a parking space downtown during the summer. It’s a challenge. So here’s some good news on the office space front: Real Time Research is subletting a small office in its building, which is directly across from BendTECH and the 1001 Tech Center (and Thump, where I spend all my money).

Ignite TAO Features 11 Rapid Fire Tech Talks + Cocktails 8/17

The Technology Association of Oregon has whipped up a fun little event that everyone should go to on Aug. 17. Side note: It’s right before the end of times — also known as the eclipse — and it might be the last time you can get out of your house for days. Anyways, Ignite: TAO is a fun-filled evening featuring 11 speakers, each with five minutes to give a talk on a tech-related topic.

Hey Startups! The Bend Venture Conference is Accepting Applications Through Aug. 11

Remember how much fun the Bend Venture Conference was last year? Remember when they rolled out the social impact track? Or when they just kept handing out giant checks for a total of $4 million and everyone was just crying and cheering? That was fun. Guess what? It’s happening again and if you’re a startup founder who wants to be on the stage, then the time to apply is now.