Category Archives: Community

BendTECH Coworking Evolves, Tech Talk This Week

The first question people ask when you arrive in Central Oregon is “what do you do?” because it’s somewhat of a coup to figure out how to live in this singularly beautiful, active, and just urban enough town. Bend is well on it’s way to becoming a mecca for independent workers and startups because many of the […]

E::Space Labs Hosts Grand Opening Oct. 18

If you have an interest in engineering or a hardware product you’ve been wanting to create, then we’ve got just the place for you. E::Space Labs, a new membership-based engineering lab in Bend , is hosting an open house from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18. The lab provides hardware designers, inventors, entrepreneurs, startups […]

Meet the 5 Growth Stages Finalists For BVC

Hang onto your hats. Because Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO), host of the Bend Venture Conference (BVC), announced today the five growth stage companies that will pitch at the conference later this month. The startups are vying for $500,000 in investments and cash prizes. The BVC investors selected the five finalists from a pool of […]

Did Someone Say Cocktail Reception? Bend Design, Swivel and Bend Venture Conferences Fill Packed Week

Clear your calendars friends. Because the second full week of October is shaping up to be a quick succession of Bend conferences focused on creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The week begins with the marketing conference Swivel (formerly Bend Webcam). It ends with the Bend Venture Conference. And now the inaugural Bend Design Conference will squeeze […]