Oregon BEST FEST 2016

Date: Thursday, September 8th – Friday, September 9th, 2016 Location: World Trade Center Portland | 121 SW Salmon Steet, Portland, OR 97205 At Oregon BEST FEST 2016, we’ll explore this unprecedented opportunity and what it means for innovators in the Pacific Northwest. Our signature event brings together a diverse community of inventors, investors, entrepreneurs, researchers, and curious individuals who [...]

Small Business Funding Seminars

Have you been curious about how to apply for federal or state funding to help develop your product?  Oregon BEST, in cooperation with regional partners, is co-hosting seven seminars on Small Business Funding.  Learn how to locate and access federal SBIR/STTR and state grants and investments from Oregon BEST.  There will also be information on [...]

Catalyst Leadership Group

Launching January 21, 2016 Are you an expert at the technical side of your business but less confident about leading employees? Join fellow business owners in a Catalyst Leadership Group, facilitated by Stephanie Hartman. The group meets monthly to learn a leadership theory for practical application and discuss real life management triumphs and challenges. Each participant is also entitled to a monthly private [...]

Solopreneur Mastermind Group

Launching January 20, 2016 Are you an entrepreneur, juggling the many aspects of your business single-handedly?  Ever wish you could confidentially bounce business ideas or challenging work situations off others who are in the same boat?  Join Stephanie Hartman's Solopreneur Mastermind Group - an intimate support network of local solopreneurs who meet monthly - and brainstorm strategies, share business challenges and triumphs, and [...]

Own Your Future – A Strategic Planning Retreat

Your business is surviving, but at what cost to your mind, body and relationships? Stephanie Hartman of Catalyst Performance Consulting invites you to Own Your Future. In this 2-day start-to-finish strategic planning retreat, you will develop a compass for running your business that fosters the work and personal balance you seek. When: January 12-13, 2016 [...]

Incubators, Accelerators and Co-Working spaces in Portland Oregon

In an effort to try and support the Portland area startup and business community, Julio Barros has compiled this list of incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces. This list is based on information from which he tried to enhance, correct and restructure. Please let him know if there need to be any updates or changes.  Julio Barros [...]