BendTECH Blog

Long time no see!

By Coworking BendTECH | July 19, 2018

It’s been a while! It’s been an awfully long time since we’ve posted to this blog and it’s about time we got back to it! This blog will now be a place where you can learn about what’s new with the BendTECH space, learn about our community, and see what it’s like to be a…

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2017 unConference

The unConference is 10/17: Pitch Your Idea, Vote for Startups, Win Prizes

By Kelly Kearsley | September 19, 2017

Want to pitch your startup, make connections and win cash and other prizes? Want to drink free beer, listen to awesome ideas and cheer on general entrepreneurness? Then you better come to the eighth annual unConference, scheduled for 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17. This year we’re maintaining the un — that is a casual, fun,…

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BendTECH Virtual Reality Tour

By Coworking BendTECH | July 25, 2017

With the help of Cascade Virtual Reality Tours, BendTECH now has a 360 space tour! Check out the video and let us know what you think! https://www.cascade.tours/bendtech/#VR Cascade Virtual Reality Tours brings the latest in Virtual Reality technology to your location here in Central Oregon. With their tech, you can navigate different surroundings as if…

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BendTECH Startup Resource Fair: Everything You Need to Start a Biz – In One Place

By Kelly Kearsley | April 30, 2017

BendTECH Coworking presents the first-annual Startup Resource Fair, scheduled for Wednesday, May 24 at the 1001 Tech Center. This fun-filled event puts all the resources you need to start or grow a business in one location.   Event Exhibitors The fair features two dozen exhibitors, including: Venture Capital, Angel Funds and Banks Business/Founder Mentor Groups…

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Tech Alliance Rebrands as BendTECH

By Kelly Kearsley | March 6, 2017

The Tech Alliance of Central Oregon, the nonprofit charged with developing and supporting Bend’s early-stage entrepreneurial ecosystem, has rebranded as Bend Technology Entrepreneurial and Coworking Hub (BendTECH). The name matches the noprofit’s flagship coworking space, BendTECH, and better reflects its mission. “There’s a real need for support, resources, connection and events that help entrepreneurs go…

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Interested in Joining Us at BendTECH Coworking?

By Coworking BendTECH | March 2, 2017

We would love to have you! There is currently a waiting list for both offices and dedicated desks, with some availability possible soon. To be contacted for the next opening, please share some info here about what you’re looking for, and we will contact you. Right now our web site here is evolving to focus just…

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Tech Talk Happy Hour, Tuesday 3/7

By Coworking BendTECH | March 2, 2017

Please mark your calendars and register for the first Talk Tech Happy Hour brought to you by our friends at the Technology Association of Oregon. This month we are featuring Machine Learning Primer by Matt Abrams on Tuesday, March 7th.  We will be meeting in Thump, in the Tech Center. Matt Abrams, Investment Partner at Seven Peaks Ventures, has 20 years…

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Maps + Computers + Beer = MapNight

By Coworking BendTECH | November 12, 2015

Join us for MapNight @ BendTECH 11/18 5pm, a local event for GIS Day, a global celebration! What is GIS? Unless you are kicking it old school with a handwritten dead-tree map, most of the maps we use today on smartphones, computers, and even printed, are a result of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). We can use a GIS like Google Maps to find our way around, but it can do much more. Besides being a killer data visualization tool, GIS basically makes the world a complex quilt of data that can be layered, explored, analyzed, and put to good use in decision making and planning. A spectrum of users from students to journalists, firefighters, business leaders, oceanographers, and many more use GIS every day, working towards a better…

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BendTECH Coworking Evolves, Tech Talk This Week

By Coworking BendTECH | October 20, 2015

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…

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The BendTECH Blog Becomes StartupBend

By Kelly Kearsley | October 13, 2015

We have a big announcement that involves a little startup, well, started by us. As of today, our blog will now be StartupBend. For the past year, we’ve been working hard to tell the world about both the burgeoning tech and startup community in this most favorite place we call home. Beyond giving us the…

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