Portland Startup Week 2016

Next week is the beginning of Portland Startup Week. Five days of speeches, open houses, networking, workshops, and lots of free coffee and food. This conference is a celebration of local entrepreneurship, and is hosted by local startups in cool spaces around town.

A few events that stand out

Success and Challenges of Diverse Startup Founders Raising Money

5 Portland CEO’s discuss their experience raising money from Angel Investors and VC, detailing the success and challenges of their journey. They will share their insight on how to raise capitol when you don’t resemble a traditional startup founder.

Monday February 1, 2016 10:00am – 11:30am
Portland State Business Accelerator (PSBA) (2828 SW Corbett Ave. Portland, OR 97201)


Demolicious is a presentation or new apps, services and companies in Portland. Each presentation is reviewed by a panel, and the best wins the cup.

Tuesday February 2, 2016 6:00pm – 9:00pm
OMSI Empirical Theater (1945 Southeast Water Avenue Portland, OR 97214)

Coffee w/ Co-Founders

An informal gathering of entrepreneurs. A place to network and discuss projects, challenges, and successes. Hosted by WeWork at the Custom House.

Thursday February 4, 2016 10:00am – 11:30am
WeWork Custom House (220 NW 8th Ave Portland, OR 97209)

Help me, help you: Getting media coverage

A discussion with Malia Spencer of the Portland Business Journal, Mike Rogoway of The Oregonian, and Rick Turoczy of Silicon Florist on preparing the information they need from you to provide media coverage.

Friday February 5, 2016 10:00am – 11:00am
Zapproved (414 NW Northrup St, Portland, OR 97209)

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