Opening January 6, BendTECH’s new coworking office space is opening at 2738 NW Potts Court in beautiful Bend, Oregon! Our new space features: 34 dedicated desks available for $285 a month Ten flex desks—available on a daily first-come, first-served basis—for $150 a month One drop-in “conversation room” Four reservable conferences rooms: two small, one medium…

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Vector Remote Care - BendTECH

When Kevin Hoffman was 13 years old, his mother suddenly and unexpectedly suffered a cardiac arrest while on a family ski trip. She survived and largely recovered, and to prevent further cardiac events, an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) was surgically inserted into her chest to regulate her heartbeat. But a minor car accident caused unseen…

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Shannon Enete - Coworking - BendTECH

Before the days of cooperative working, shared offices and the “24-hour coworking space”, as they’re now widely known, there was one place—or collection of places—where a budding entrepreneur, self-employed freelancer or remote worker could find relative peace and quiet, reliable internet access and unlimited cups of coffee: the neighborhood coffee shop. We’ve all had our…

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WeWork, Bend Oregon, BendTECH

About a week ago, The New York Times ran a piece titled “Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work?” The piece not only dives into what the Times refers to as “exploitative burnout culture” — a culture “obsessed with striving, relentlessly positive, devoid of humor, and — once you notice it — impossible to…

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One year ago, Gabe Ayers was the sole employee of his software and electrical engineering consulting firm Apricity. Today, Apricity has seven full-time employees and a handful of part-time workers. And Ayers is not stopping there. “Our goal continues to be 20 employees by the end of 2019,” he says. “We’re building an 1,800-square foot…

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