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Via CENTRL Office: “[With Portland teachers’ strike happening, if] your office isn’t kid-friendly, we’re embracing “bring your kids to work,” and I’ve got room for 5-6 parents and kids in individual offices, and a few more spots in our open area. If you need a place to be where you can bring your small human, let me know. We’ll even have some snacks and art supplies as a little extra help!” More
With the activity starting to pick up in the Portland startup community, it can be difficult to keep track of what’s happening around here. And no one has time to read everything I post. Except me. I read them all. Sometimes twice… More
Interested in hot takes on a hot mess? It’s getting to be that time of year. Where we look back on the year and try to assess the current — and future — state of any number of industries. And if you’re a founder or investor interested in that sort of review of the current state of early stage venture capital, Sam Lessin of Slow Ventures is happy to oblige. And it’s a great read… More
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Saturday (Nov 4) Mentorship Saturdays
Wednesday (Nov 8) Pitch Club
Thursday (Nov 9) Producing a Story Based Podcast
Sunday (Nov 12) SXSW Pitch applications due
Wednesday (Nov 15) Magnet - A different kind of networking
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