Silicon Florist 🌹 PIE Demo Day denouement, Latino Founders Accelerator apps due 😅
PIE Demo Day 2023 will be our last. tl;dr It is time to end the software/SaaS flavor of PIE in an effort to refocus limited resources on opportunities that have more significant impact on the broader PIE community. But not before we take the opportunity to celebrate our software community by hosting one final PIE Demo Day… More
“I would see us moving back into the mode of being a more inclusive community-focused organization designed to repair and rejuvenate the startup community, not just an organization designed to handpick startups out of the community” said Rick Turoczy, co-founder and general manager of PIE, of the shift. “From my perspective, this is an ongoing experiment. We are still around, we just aren’t experimenting with a software and SaaS accelerator.” … More
It’s always amazing how time flies. Especially when you’re procrastinating. And if you’ve been avoiding completing your Latino Founders Accelerator application, the time for procrastination has passed. The applications are due July 31, 2023… More
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Saturday (Jul 29) ^H Weekly Work Party 2023!
Monday (Jul 31) AI/LLM/ChatGPT Social Meetup
Tuesday (Aug 1) North Bank Founders Open Coffee
Friday (Aug 4) Portland 2600
Saturday (Aug 5) Mentorship Saturdays
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PIE Demo Day 2023: The Grand Finale 🎉 (August 10)
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