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SaturdayOct 10 2015Portland Startup Summit III: The Social Good
Portland Startup Summit is a summit for Portland startups.
Join us for our fall summit, focused on The Social Good. The summit takes place Saturday, October 10, from 11 AM - 7 PM.
Speakers and special guests will focus on ways that startups can build and support communities, solve real-world problems, and make the world a better place.
Register now and join our online community: https://events.bizzabo.com/pss3
MondayJul 13 2015Startup Happy Hour @ Portland Startup Summit
Startup Happy Hour is a happy hour for startups. Portland Startup Summit is a summit for Portland startups. Put them together, and what do you get? A very happy hour indeed.
You're invited to join us at Startup Happy Hour at Portland Startup Summit, providing FREE half-day access from 3 to 7 PM.
In addition to the usual happy hour shenanigans, attendees will enjoy free access to late afternoon talks, complimentary libations from Softlayer, and the chance to meet interactive food startups at our Edible Expo.
RSVP required: http://www.portlandstartupsummit.com
Portland Startup Summit 2.0.1
Portland is the next big thing.
You're invited to Portland Startup Summit 2.0.1, taking place at Holocene (1001 SE Morrison St.) from 11 AM to 7 PM on Monday, July 13.
Register now and join our online community: http://www.portlandstartupsummit.com
Agenda & Speakers:
THE POWER OF THE PORTLAND BRAND Portland is more than just a city – it's a global brand. Nobody understands this better than Marcus Harvey, Founder of Portland Gear and the ever-popular @Portland instagram account. Rather than building a novel identity from scratch, this talk encourages founders to co-brand with Portland from day one – a tactic embraced not only by Marcus, but by this very summit. • Marcus Harvey, Founder, Portland Gear
THE FUTURE OF FOOD This feature session reflects upon the rapidly evolving Portland food scene, sharing the stories and viewpoints from three local leaders in the booming industry. This panel will share the personal stories from the visionaries behind companies and brands that people know; explore different food startup business models (eg. What kind of food startup is fundable, and by whom?); discuss case studies and examples of successful food startups; and speculate openly and with sweeping hand gestures on the future of food in Portland. • Erik Wolf, Founder, SavorSearch • Tom Gillpatrick, Juan Young Professor of Marketing and Food Management, Portland State University • Sarah Masoni, Product & Process Development Manager, OSU Food Innovation Center • Matt Milletto, Owner/Partner, Water Avenue Coffee
KEYNOTE: RISE OF THE SILICON VALLEY AMBASSADOR As Portland and the Bay Area grow ever more interconnected, startups need to be active on both sides of the #SiliconBridge. Portland startups can do this by working with a Silicon Valley Ambassador, a role being pioneered by Bay Area technology veteran Mary Hodder, who works alongside the Portland-based team at Village. This talk will explore the dynamics of a multi-city team and present a vision of the Silicon Valley Ambassador as a new, yet vital, position for Portland startups to consider. • Mary Hodder, Co-Founder & CPO, Village
THE PERSONAL IS THE PROFESSIONAL This talk explores the evolving nature of professionalism in the era of cultural diversity, decentralized media, and personal branding. It's time to rethink assumptions about professional identity, moving towards a framework of empowerment, individuality, and interconnection. • Dave Barcos, Founder, Bridge Incubator
AN INSIDE LOOK AT INTRAPRENEURSHIP Innovation matters to big companies as much as small ones. In a process called "intrapreneurship," large organizations empower champions to create and scale new opportunities. In many ways the best of both worlds – and in many ways more challenging – this talk explores intrapreneurship from the perspective of one its most experienced practitioners. • Jay Fayloga, Intrapreneur & Advisor
STARTING UP WITHOUT INVESTORS Drawing on the success stories of local crowdfunded startups, this panel examines non-traditional sources of capital in an increasingly diverse funding landscape. Panelists will discuss both the advantages and drawbacks to non-traditional fundraising, sharing success stories and lessons learned in the process. • Thubten Comerford, Founder, WePost Media • Kristen Gallagher, Founder, Edify Education Design • Helga Waage, Co-Founder & CTO, Mobilitus • Tekin Tatar, CEO & Co-Founder, BeFunky
Learn more and register here: http://www.portlandstartupsummit.com
WednesdayDec 3 2014Portland Startup Summit
Portland Startup Summit is a full-day convergence bringing together more than 300 people to celebrate the startup revolution in the City of Roses.
Join us at Holocene on December 3 for an event featuring live startup launches, amazing talks, and an unbeatable after party.
TuesdaySep 9 2014OROR Kickoff: Pitchfest
Join us for a night of performances, presentations, and pitches from a kaleidoscopic cross-section of Portland's inventive, daring underbelly. Featuring some of the favorite projects from Research Club's 2014 year, delight all your senses with the creative output of projects founded and perfected here in Portland. And if you like what you see/taste/touch/hear, you'll have a chance to get involved. Pitchfest will be a series of lightning talks from local projects that are growing or hoping or just plain killin' it.
See http://ororfest.com for more
Featuring Performances from:
Neka and Kahlo
The alchemical marriage between singer/producer Neka Perini and lyricist/songwriter Mila “Kahlo” Kokich.
New Path Commune
As the founder of New Path Commune, Dr. Abraham fights the worldwide addiction to Substance D with the healing power of home-built analog modular synthesizers. He perform a melodic treatment series entitled "Duets with Police Scanner". Addicts and Normals are encouraged to listen.
The debut pop-up of a proposed model for a sustainable, feminist adult entertainment venue in Portland focused on performer autonomy and genre-pushing, contemporary performances.
With Presentations from:
An eco-industrial business park dedicated to the incubation and support of innovative enterprises which contribute to the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of the community
When it comes to public data, transparency doesn't always equal clarity. Hack Oregon is a community-powered nonprofit building civic data projects to promote engagement, awareness, and quality of life.
I'm a full-time studio potter making the BMW of fermenting crocks in durable gorgeous porcelain. Help me buy a kiln that works. Thanks!
Delicious scents from
Five Second Sanity
Take a five-second olfactory vacation with portable aromatherapy to help you find peace in your modem life. Shake, open, breathe, relax, repeat.
Free snacks from:
Hot Winter Hot Sauce
Shaun Winter bred a mutant pepper into the ultimate combination of sweetness and heat and now makes his own fermented hot sauce from local, heirloom ingredients.
Portland Mushroom Company
The Portland Mushroom Company is an urban farm that cultivates the highest-quality oyster mushrooms in Portland – in the city, for the city.
WednesdayApr 17 2013Signalfy.com Launch Event
Celebrate the launch of Portland's new electronic music event platform Signalfy. This is a killer industry party bringing together the DJ's, producers, promoters and fans of Portland's vibrant EDM scene.
For those of you new to Signalfy.com, we are developing to be the go-to platform for discovering + promoting DJ and dance music events in Portland, and beyond.
This is a FREE 21+ event with OPEN BAR from 7.30-8.30 pm, so get there early to take full advantage!
7 pm // Doors open 7-8.30 pm // Open Bar + Music by The Perfect Cyn 8.45 pm // Signalfy presentation & prizes 9-10.30 pm // Miss Vixen 10.30-12 am // DJ Harlo 12am-close // PsyMetrical
- Live Mural Art & Special Guests!!