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TiE's Pitch Oregon 2017

Dec 7, 2017

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

TiE’s annual Pitch Oregon is their marquee event, attracting over 200 attendees each year

Entrepreneurs from all around Oregon pitch for cash and prize packages in the following categories.

  • Concept Stage – you either have an idea or you’ve just started working on your product
  • Seed Stage– you have a product and have taken some funding or are bootstrapping

Navy SBIR Innovation Summit December 13th

Dec 13, 2017

412 SW 12th St Portland, OR, Emerge Interactive/Oregon BEST

Oregon BEST to host Navy SBIR Innovation Summit December 13th

The Navy SBIR/STTR program awards over $300 Million in contracts to small businesses with technology and innovations, including cleantech, that may be developed for military applications.   For Pacific Northwest companies that seek to learn more and compete for this funding, plan to attend the DoD Navy SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit featuring:

  • Navy SBIR/STTR basics live and in person from NAVSEA representatives
  • Video livestream of Navy topic overviews from the National Innovation Summit in New Mexico
  • One-on-one consultation for prospective SBIR applicants with NAVSEA
  • Proposal preparation tips and resources

You will be contacted after registration to sign up for a on-on-one with the NAVSEA representative


COST $35 (Lunch included)

RSVP to the event here!

Event Categories: Workshops, Trainings & Lectures, Competitions/Opportunities at Events

Evolve Your Startup – The Good the Bad and the Ugly of Outsourcing Your Development – Including IP Strategy and Protection

Jan 9, 2018

1211 SW 5th Ave #1900 Portland, OR 97204 USA, Schwabe, Williamson, Wyatt

TiE Oregon, in partnership with the Technology Association of Oregon introduces the “Evolve Your Start-up” series. This new series of events will explore topics relevant to a variety of roles and functions within startups. The goal is to have seasoned professionals in growth-phase companies share their stories and strategies with entrepreneurs just starting out.

Event Category: Workshops, Trainings & Lectures

Evolve Your Startup – Smart Hiring Practices/ Building Your Team

Mar 13, 2018

1355 NW Everett St Portland, OR 97209 USA, Centrl Office

The Evolve Your Start-up series continues... stay tuned for more details

Event Category: Workshops, Trainings & Lectures

Evolve Your Startup – Implementing a Financial Systems – Beyond Spreadsheets

May 8, 2018

805 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 USA, Moss Adams

The Evolve Your Start-up series continues... stay tuned for more details

Event Category: Workshops, Trainings & Lectures

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Every Month

Pitch Club PDX

2nd Thursday of each month at 5:30pm

Pitch Club is an ongoing monthly series where entrepreneurs can practice pitching and get feedback.

Tom Kingsley creates a dynamic and realistic environment to give participants a better understanding of what investors are looking for. Participating entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to role-play as investors evaluating other entrepreneurs.