Silicon Florist 🌹 Latino Founder Accelerator, VIDA, Radious, TiE Women 🏃♀️
It’s always heartening to see more organizations leveraging their networks and community for the benefit of startup founders. Especially in areas where, to date, resources have been lacking. That’s why I’m psyched to share that a new startup accelerator — focused on Latino-founded companies — is recruiting its first class in Portland. Meet the Latino Founder Accelerator… More
Coworking has had its fits and starts in Portland. At the recovery from the last downturn, there were a variety of players entering the market — generally with a single location. Nedspace may be the only one to survive from that generation. Then the next wave of coworking spaces with multiple locations started to grow, led locally by CENTRL Office. Now, we’re seeing the whole world rethinking how and where, ahem, we work. And if you’re thinking of working in Beaverton, there’s now another spot for you: VIDA… More
It’s always nice to see Portland startups getting coverage locally. But it’s even nicer to see them getting national coverage. Which is what happened this week with Portland startup Radious getting some attention from CNN… More
If you’re a woman founder or part of a woman-founded startup, TiE Women is a great opportunity to showcase your company on a global stage. But there’s only one catch: you have to apply to participate. And the deadline for that application — July 10, 2023 — is rapidly approaching… More
Be sure to check Calagator for the latest list of events — or to share your event with the community. It’s absolutely free.
Saturday (July 8) Mentorship Saturdays
Thursday (July 13) FOSSY
Thursday (July 13) Kiln open house
Tuesday (July 18) founder.coffee
Save the date:
PIE Demo Day 2023 (August 10)
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