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Forging the Future - Celebrating 10 years of TiE Oregon

Melody Ballroom
615 SE Alder St
Portland, OR 97214, United States (map)



10 Years of TiE Oregon – Forging the Future Join us on December 7th as we celebrate TiE Oregon’s 10th Anniversary! The day will start with our annual pitch competition, Pitch Oregon and end with a Special Dinner which will include a Keynote from Billy Draper of Draper Associates, a Ten Years of TiE Presentation, Pitch Oregon and Angel Awards, and a Look Ahead, as we continue to Forge the Future!


Keynote Billy Draper, General Partner at Draper Associates is a 4th generation VC, and his great grandfather is often credited as the first Venture Capitalist on the west coast. Billy is responsible for investments such as Robinhood, Laurel & Wolf, Tempo Automation, and SambaTV. Prior to joining DA, Billy worked in Operations at Facebook and Product Design at ApartmentList.

Billy was listed on the Forbes’ ’30 Under 30′ List of Venture Capital in 2016.

AWARDS Earlier in the day we will host Pitch Oregon where entrepreneurs from all around Oregon will pitch for prize and cash prizes.

Every so often TiE Oregon recognizes member(s) or volunteer(s) that have gone above and beyond to assist the entrepreneurial community – they will be recognized here as instrumental to our ecosystem.