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OEN & OTBC Startup 411 - "How to Start"

Perkins Coie (PDX)
1120 Nw Couch St, 10th Floor
Portland, OR 97209, US (map)



"How to Start" Workshop

"I have an idea for a startup but where do I start?" - A common question amongst first time entrepreneurs. One thing we know, Oregon has a wealth of information and support for entrepreneurs. This workshop held jointly by OEN and OTBC, will bring together all of those resources along with providing a check list of steps to take before building your plan.

Takeaways Checklist of where to get started Review of common mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them Overview of startup funding options (and realities) Overview of resources available to entrepreneurs Answers to some of the basic questions that always come up about protecting your idea, co-founders, etc.

Session Leader: Steve Morris, Executive Director of OTBC Steve Morris is the Executive Director of OTBC and the Managing Director of OregonStartups.com. He is a veteran of three start-ups, and has more than 25 years of management experience in the software, service, and semiconductor test industries at companies such as Hewlett Packard, Integrated Measurement Systems, Cadence Design Systems, Mentor Graphics, Credence Corporation and Teseda Corporation. He holds a B.A. in mathematics from Reed College and a Masters of Science degree from Carnegie-Mellon University Graduate School of Industrial Administration (now The Tepper School of Business).

When: Wednesday, January 22 Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM Where: Perkins Coie, 1120 NW Couch St, Tenth Floor, Portland, OR