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Jun 3
Choosing the Best Career Option for You in Software Development with Jeffery Luxmore
310 SW 4th Ave Portland, OR

Are you struggling with deciding which tech career route is best for you?

Tech Academy graduate, Jeffery Luxmore, will be joining us on Friday June 3rd to give advice on determining which software development route will best fit your style and will ultimately lead you to success and overall job satisfaction.

Jeffery has experience working in all three routes - freelance, working corporate, and he currently successfully runs a start-up. Jeffery is currently working as a senior software developer at YPrime.

Join us at Tech Academy's Portland campus on June 3rd for our first live Tech Talk post COVID19!

If you can't make it in-person, you can join this event through this Google Meet link:

12:40pm Doors open 12:45pm Pizza and Refreshments

1:00pm Tech Talk starts

We do not have any parking spaces, so make sure you don't forget to pay the meter!

Jun 16
Coffee w/ Co-Founders @ Good Coffee (NW)
Good Coffee

After a successful re-launch at Deadstock, we're headed over to Slabtown to check out Good Coffee (thanks to Corey for the recommendation). This location has a nice little outside area for those that are still not eager to get together indoors. Hope to see you all there!

About Coffee w/ Co-Founders: As a business owner you are faced with many challenges. You're forced to make decisions every day that could make or break your business. Coffee w/ Co-Founders is a way to network with other Entrepreneurs to allow free-flowing information with the intent to collaborate and help each other. So often we're challenged and there's very little we can do to express our challenges with the people we work with or the people we care about. Think of Coffee w/ Co-Founders as your own personal support group for business owners. We're all here to help!

May 26
Confessions of an Entrepreneur with Gabe Paez, Founder of The Wild
Tonkon Torp LLP

Please join us as we hear Gabe Paez, Founder of The Wild shares his entrepreneurial story including the most recent development of Autodesk's acquisition of The Wild.

This event will be moderated by Nitin Rai, President of TiE Oregon.

Jun 10
Creating Efficient Code with SQL - Presented by Marquita Hartman
The Tech Academy

Marquita Hartman graduated from The Tech Academy in 2019, and has since become a software developer at Computershare, where she mainly works with SQL and other Microsoft data services.

Marquita will be joining us to speak on creating efficient code in SQL, and giving some insight on SQL related skills that potential employers might be looking for.

Her talk will entail: -Creating tables and using appropriate indexs -When and Why you should use a View vs a Table -Tuning techniques for stored procedures -How to test efficiency -A brief overview of an Explain Plan

Join us on Friday June 10th at 1pm Pacific Time in our Google Meet Room.

RSVP on MeetUp: RSVP on EventBrite:

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube channel:

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about creating efficient code in SQL!

Jan 19, 2038

Wherever remains that still serves beer in 2038, we will party like it's 1970.

Jun 7
Kickstart Your Investment Career with Crowdfunding
Online via Zoom

In recent years, one of the most exciting developments in the world of investing has been the development of investment crowdfunding.

With this new type of investing, there is a chance you could make money from startups, expanding businesses, and even real estate in a way that hasn't been possible before.

This interactive series brought to you by StartOut's VC and Investor Programming Board, in partnership with iFundWomen, will be paving the path to making investments outside of traditional portfolio tools.

Moderator: Alex Cox-Cuzzi, SMBX Speaker: Ashley Olafsen, Startup Coach, iFundWomen

Jun 2
OTBC Webinar - Funding My Startup Without Giving Away Equity!
Via Zoom

Join SBA Lending Expert Scott Bossom from Columbia Bank and Maggie Reilly, Business Lender from Craft 3 for what you need to know about SBA Loans and other alternate sources of funding. Learn about funding your startup business with giving away equity!

Jun 1
PDXWIT LGBTQ+ in Tech: Love Will Keep Us Together
Online via Zoom

Registration through Zoom required.

When we think about the queer community we think about those amazing people that bring us all together. From LGBTQ+centric organizations to leaders who love to create connections, we want to celebrate their work and continue to build an even broader community!

PRIDE is every day and we want you to join PDXWIT as we come together to celebrate how love will keep us together!

Facilitated by Crystal Sincoff and Hazel Valdez, we’ll hear from Salome Chimuku, DeAngelo Crane, and Katy Byrtus in this inclusive panel.

Agenda: 5:00 p.m. - Event opens/networking 5:05 p.m. - Introductions 5:10 p.m. - Panel discussion begins 5:50 p.m. - Q&A 6:00 p.m. - Event ends


We are building a better tech industry by creating access, dismantling inequities and fueling belonging.

Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our mission are welcome.

Oct 12
PIE Demo Day 2022


Please join us online for PIE Demo Day 2022!

You do not need to be an accredited investor to attend. And you don't need to be in Portland, Oregon. Everyone is welcome. It's a community event and free and open to the public.

May 26
Power Pitching: Every Time, Every Situation
Online via Zoom

This workshop is all about pitching...whether it's for investors, at a networking event (live or virtual) or to decide on a collaborator.

What does it really take to make a powerful pitch?

What are the pitfalls to avoid at all cost?

How can you master the art of pitching with your own style, personality and brand?

Join Career Coach/StartOut Workshop Facilitator, Jim Arnoff, who will give you the career coach's top tips for pitching with conviction and results.

What you'll learn:

Tips on how to prepare How to read the person you're pitching how to engage with & anticipate every question If you ever wondered what it really takes to do a successful pitch, this workshop is for you!

May 31
RainSec - PDX Information Security Meetup
Lucky Lab Brew Pub

RainSec is an informal group of like-minded security professionals who meet to network and discuss topics of interest in a non-work, non-vendor setting.

While our target audience is experienced information security professionals, this is a public event open to any interested parties. If you have a friend or colleague who might benefit, please pass an invite along.

Follow @PDXRainSec on Twitter for last minute updates.

Because COVID-19 still presents significant risk to some members of our community, we ask that you observe the following and make your own risk assessment decision regarding your attendance:

  • If outdoor seating is available and weather permits, we will be outside.
  • If you are feeling sick, stay home!
  • If you've had a recent COVID exposure, stay home!
  • If you are not vaccinated, stay home!
  • If you are otherwise considered high risk for COVID, please stay home until you feel it is safe to gather in large groups (20-40 people). We don't want to be the cause of anyone's illness or death.

We miss all of you, and we look forward to seeing you as soon as it is safe for you to attend.

You can also find us on and Google Groups.

If you're looking for more security-focused community meetups in the Portland area, check out

May 27
SQL Query Optimization with Wesley Rolfson
The Tech Academy

Join us Friday May 27th to learn how to optimize your SQL Queries!

Wesley Rolfson started working with data when he was in high school, while working on Steam and Culvert surveys, using the data to explain how nature is responding to human activity. He now works as a data analysist working with Environmental, Health, and Safety data.

Wesley's talk will cover optimizing your SQL Queries by looking at the layers of processing, and will also cover how the SQL engine looks at your query so that you can better write queries, and ultimately explain your results.

Join us Friday May27th at 1pm Pacific Time in our Google Meet Room.

RSVP on MeetUp:

Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube channel: