Rane Johnson-Stempson, an active Bend startup/ tech advocate as well as principal research director at Microsoft Research, has put a lot of thought and effort into helping grow the ranks of women programmers. Last May Johnson-Stempson helped organize the Microsoft Women’s Hackathon, which drew more than 2,000 participants from around the globe.
Steve Sliwa, former CEO of Institu and current CEO of Seeq, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Bend Venture Conference.
If you’ve ever thought we should have a North by NorthWest (NxNW) event similar to SxSW, then you’re in luck – it’s called TechfestNW and it’s happening this weekend.
How lucky I feel, to live in Bend with bright folks, doing important work for companies like Google. But how did this happen?
Does your child want to learn to code? Do you want to spark an interest in your kids in computer science? Well, you’re in luck. Bend-based Manzama is introducing its first “Cool Kids Code” course, a FREE six-week class for kids ages 8 to 12.
This one-day event held on Friday, August 22nd, sponsored by Intel and organized by SOAR Oregon, explores a variety of “social good” applications and uses of Aerial Robots. The event will be hosted at Cascades Academy, Bend, Oregon.
The Tech Alliance of Central Oregon is excited to announce a new, premier co-working space for startups and technology professionals. Formerly Techspace Bend, the new BendTECH facility will add an impressive 3,000sqft indoor/outdoor cafe + bar + event space, bike racks and showers, redundant fibre for best-in-class internet connectivity, tech-related events and worskhops, free beer, and plenty of parking.
LeadMethod, a Bend-based software company, is looking to build its local development team. The startup specializes in lead management software. LeadMethod launched its newest product in January, and has already seen some significant growth.