Cascade Angels raised $725,000 for its 2015 fund, the Bend-based organization announced Friday. That’s a 58% increase from its inaugural 2014 fund, which made investments in Manzama, Droplr and Amplion, all tech startups based right here Central Oregon, as well as Portland-based Poached Jobs.
Billed as the first statewide community capital conference, the ComCap:Oregon event promotes a new way for Oregon-based businesses to raise up to $250,000 from non-accredited investors.
By Julie Harrelson Harrelson Group CEO and Cascade Angels fund manager
You know when you have to sell chocolate bars in middle school and you’re just hoping to sell at least three so your mom doesn’t have to buy the whole box. Then there’s the kid who sells enough to win a pizza party and a limo ride and an assembly? Niki Singlaub, creator of the […]
The High Desert Maker Mill Powered by Cascade Divide will open this spring at 213 SW Columbia in Bend Oregon. The High Desert Makers, a non-profit organization, fueled the DIY spirit in Central Oregon through many events since winning the Bend Venture unConference wildcard in 2013, and will evolve their educational and collaborative programs with this official hub.
Bend seems to be the perfect testing ground for outdoor products. We’ve got mountains, valleys, sun, snow, water, and a whole hellofalot of people who take advantage of it all.
Not to nag, but have you ever thought about getting a job? Kidding. Unless you’re my brother. Kidding again! However, the fact remains that our jobs board floweth over with tech job goodness. And whether you have a job and want a new one, you’re looking to move here or maybe you even telecommute from […]
The Collision Conference selects a few, “exciting, disruptive, early-stage startups” each year to exhibit for free alongside bigger tech companies, and chose Odysys for the 2015 event next month in Las Vegas.