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Centrl Office Pearl

1355 Northwest Everett Street
Portland, OR 97209, US (map)

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  • Wednesday
    Feb 26 2020
    Pitch Oregon

    Centrl Office Pearl

    Pitch Club is a collaborative workshop for any entrepreneur with the desire to create a perfect pitch. This event welcomes people who are practicing any kind of pitch (concept pitch, sales pitch, investor pitch etc.). Participants will receive feedback from their peers, TiE Charter Members and Investors.

    TiE Women Pitch Club is moderated by ROBIN JONES and HEATHER SAMARIN.

    Each attendee who intends to pitch should prepare a five minute pitch presentation (this can include a slide projection that will be presented from your computer). Directly after pitching a 5-10 minute Q&A will take place.

    Those who pitch will walk away with a better understanding of what investors look for in a pitch and how to answer the questions possible investors could ask. In addition, Each presenter will receive a digital copy of their pitch.

    You do not need to to pitch to attend - many of the learnings come from just watching!

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  • Tuesday
    Feb 18 2020
    Pitch Club PDX

    Centrl Office Pearl

    Pitch Club is a collaborative workshop for any entrepreneur with the desire to create and deliver a perfect pitch. Pitch Club will assist participants in sharpening their ability to communicate with investors including gaining insight on the types of questions potential investor will ask and the best way to answer them.

    Why do we pitch?

    To be successful, entrepreneurs need the ability to sell their product. Pitch Club will provide insight into perfecting how to talk about your business.

    Who facilitates Pitch Club?

    TiE has an extensive network of Charter Members. Many of our Charter Members have run successful businesses in the past and many are current Angel investors. We curate curriculum and leadership from the pool of talent within our network because of a shared desire to mentor entrepreneurs.

    This month, Tom Kingsley, Successful Entrepreneur, TiE Charter Member, Mentor and Investor will lead the event.

    Each attendee who intends to pitch should prepare a five minute pitch presentation. (This can include a power point projection that will be presented from your computer.) Directly after pitching a 10 minute Q&A will take place with questions to the imaginary investors about the product and pitch.

    Those who attend pitch club will walk away with a better understanding of what investors look for in a pitch and how to answer the questions possible investor will ask. In addition, each presenter will receive a digital copy of their pitch and feedback from their peers and TiE Charter Members.

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  • Thursday
    Jan 24 2019
    Pitch Club Portland

    Centrl Office Pearl

    Pitch Club is an ongoing monthly series where entrepreneurs can practice their pitch and receive feedback from their peers and TiE Oregon Charter Members including TiE Angels.

    Robin Jones, TiE Oregon Charter Member will be the event Emcee, join her as she creates a dynamic and safe environment for you to receive feedback on your pitch - sales pitch, concept pitch, or investor pitch!

    Participants are given the opportunity to role-play being an investor to other entrepreneurs giving them a better understanding of what the investors are looking for.

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  • Thursday
    Dec 7 2017
    Accelerate Biotech + Digital Health PDX

    Centrl Office Pearl

    Come mingle with your fellow biotech and digital health enthusiasts, help build community, and share your ideas on how to further accelerate the growth of these promising sectors in Portland.

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  • Thursday
    Jan 19 2017
    TiE Oregon Confessions of an Entrepreneur with Gerry Langeler (Co-founder of Mentor Graphics)

    Centrl Office Pearl

    For 24 years, Gerry has served as a Managing Director with OVP Venture Partners, the most experienced venture capital firm in the Pacific Northwest. OVP is in its 33rd year, having raised its seventh fund (OVP VII) at $250 million. OVP has over $750 million of capital under management and focuses on early-stage companies in information technology, clean tech, and digital biology. Since its founding in 1983, the partnership has backed over 125 startups – and seen over 50 liquidity events including 25 IPOs with more than 30 others being acquired by public companies.

    From 1981 to 1992, Gerry was co-founder of Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) where he served as President and Board member. He helped lead Mentor to over $400M in sales and $1B in market capitalization, ranking it as one of the largest and most profitable of all U.S. companies founded in the 1980s. The company remains the fastest growing public software company to $200 million (in constant dollars) in US history. At now over $1B in sales, Mentor continues to rank as the second largest software company in the Pacific Northwest, behind only Microsoft.

    His service as a board member covers the range from enterprise software, network security, wireless communications and clean tech to biotechnology. He is the author of The Success Matrix – Winning in Business and in Life (Logos Press, March 2014), Take the Money and Run! An Insider’s Guide to Venture Capital (Smashwords and Lulu Press, 2011) and The Vision Trap (Harvard Business Review, March 1992), which continues to be widely used in business schools and corporate training sessions.

    He currently serves on the Board of Directors of CradlePoint, DataSphere, EnerG2, and Novomer.

    In 2012, Gerry was appointed by Governor Kitzhaber to the Oregon Growth Board where he serves as co-chair. He previously served as School Board Chair of the Riverdale School District and also chaired the Riverdale School Foundation. He has served as Chair of the Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI) Board of Trustees, and Chair of the State of Oregon Facilities Authority – a bonding agency for not-for-profits. In 2011, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network.

    He holds a BA, Chemistry from Cornell University, and a MBA from Harvard.

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