Upcoming Events & Opportunities

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Participate in events that inform, engage, and inspire. Find opportunities below to get involved and get out there.

And be sure to check out BEST FEST! Our signature event brings together a diverse audience of university researchers, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, investors, students, and curious individuals who have the common goal of accelerating solutions to environmental challenges. This year, BEST FEST is on September 14th. Register here.

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Pitch Club PDX

Ongoing, starting January 1, 2017

Portland, OR

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.

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VERGE 17 Accelerate

Sep 19 to Sep 21, 2017

Santa Clara, CA

VERGE is seeking entrepreneurs with solutions in energy, transportation, water & more!

Are you developing an innovative technology or service in energy, transportation, buildings, infrastructure, urban resilience or the circular economy? VERGE is seeking early-stage companies and entrepreneurs addressing market opportunities in these areas to feature in VERGE Accelerate — a fast-pitch competition that takes place in front of an audience of 2,000 business leaders, government officials and investors at VERGE 17 (Sept. 19-21 in Santa Clara). Applications will be accepted through July 7. 

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