Please join us for the 1st Annual Foundry Startup Resource Fair. This informative and fun event will bring together all the resources you need to start and grow your business. Attendance is free, all you need to do is register below.
Entrepreneurs, innovators, small business owners, and anyone hoping to connect with resources are encouraged to attend.
The fair will feature 20 - 30 exhibitors from all around Oregon including:
Angel Funding, Banks, and other financial resources
Business/Founder Mentor Groups, Accelerators, Bootcamps, and more
Small Business Assistance programs and Government Agencies
Educational Organizations and Resources
This event will help you connect with local and regional resources who can help you start, establish, and grow your business. It's for all sectors - local, pre-traded and traded and it's for all industries including tech, retail, healthcare, food and beverage, artisans, and more.
There is an after party at Corvallis Foundry from 7 - 9, tickets are $10 each and included a drink ticket and lots of great food. This event offers a more casual networking opportunity to further connect with some of the exhibitors, mentors, peers, and other startups. There is a limited amount of after party tickets available.
The Pacific Northwest's Premier Cleantech Innovation Conference - 10 YEARS going strong!
Every September, innovators from across the Pacific NW come together at VertueLab Impact Summit (formerly BEST FEST), the Pacific Northwest’s premier cleantech innovation conference. Now in its 10th year, VIS2018 brings together the doers, thinkers, and innovators working in clean technology across the region. VIS2018 is about learning, inspiring, networking, sharing ideas, and shaping our future. We convene a diverse audience of business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, partners, corporates and scientists— who have the common goal of accelerating solutions to environmental challenges.
It’s time to mark your calendars for the 2018 Pacific Northwest Marine Technology Summit. The mini-conference will be held in Newport, Oregon at the Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn. Experience the beauty of the Oregon Coast while learning and interacting with researchers, industry leaders, and stakeholders at this unique event. Registration for vendors and attendees opens soon.
Elevate Capital Events: Elevate Inclusion Summit 2018
Providing startup funding to the next break-out entrepreneur is only part of what Elevate Capital believes that venture capitalists and other investors should do. Working to ensure inclusion while providing mentorship and funding to entrepreneurs from underserved communities is a vital part of building thriving business communities.
Please join us at Elevate Capital’s fist annual Elevate Inclusion conference, a gathering of entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds including women, minority entrepreneurs from underserved communities, and veterans as well as venture capitalists and investors. Elevate Capital will invite a select group of entrepreneurs to present in front of potential investors.
The conference program will feature keynote presentations and panel discussions focused on inclusion, entrepreneurship, mentor capitalism, success stories and other topics. It will be a day of learning, sharing, information, and new funding opportunities.
The Bend Venture Conference (BVC), hosted by EDCO, connects Impact, Early Stage and Growth Stage companies with investment opportunities. Now in its 15th year, BVC is the largest Angel Conference in the West. This premier regional event attracts more than 600 top entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders each year. In the last four years, BVC has awarded over $7.8 million in investments, awards, and prizes to 34 companies. Held at the historic Tower Theatre in beautiful Bend, Oregon, BVC promises to deliver two days' full of networking and educational opportunities.
Thursday, October 18th Pre-Conference Seminars Impact Competition and Keynote Address BVC Broken Top Networking Reception
Friday, October 19th Full-day conference featuring Early and Growth Stage Competitions Dine-Around Lunch Keynote Address
Advanced registration is available online only. Space is limited and early registration is encouraged.
It’s like the Oscars, but with less glam and more grit.
October 24, 2018 5pm - 9pm
Each fall, over 600 local business leaders converge at OEN’s Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner for Oregon’s largest and most prestigious business networking event. OEN will select finalists and a winner in six categories—Bootstrap Stage, Early Stage, Development Stage, Growth Stage, Entrepreneurial Achievement and Game Changer.
Early Bird pricing is available until September 20! Please purchase your ticket or table at right. Sorry, no refunds after October 1. Refunds requested before this date will incur a 10% processing fee.
The Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM) of the American Chemical Society brings chemists of all types together in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. The 74th Northwest Regional Meeting will be held in Portland, Oregon. Venue to be announced shortly.