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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

SBIR/STTR Spring Conference

May 13 to May 16, 2018

Anaheim, CA


SBIR/STTR programs are the nation's largest source of early stage / high risk R&D funding for small business. At this conference you'll learn how to participate and compete for funding in these two programs that encourage small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) and to commercialize your technological innovations.

Event Categories: Conferences, Workshops, Trainings & Lectures

SBIR Road Tour

Jul 17 to Jul 18, 2018


The SBIR Road Tour is a national initiative to promote the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, which provide $2.5 billion annually in funding to small advanced technology firms to spur new technological discoveries and facilitate the commercialization of innovations.  The NW stops of the SBIR Road Tour will be 1-day live events located in downtown Portland on July 17 and Seattle on July 18.  These events provide an exceptional opportunity to meet directly with over 25 program managers from the 12 Federal agencies with SBIR/STTR programs.  Learn more at http://www.sbirroadtour.com

This is a rare opportunity - the last NW visit for the Road Tour was 2015!   Oregon BEST is the lead Host for both Portland and Seattle events.  
More information coming soon

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.