Techstars Portland Startup Week Portland 2020 has ended
Monday, April 6

9:00am PDT

Open Work Day @ Remote.ly
Co-working space, Remote.ly is letting people come work in their space for free for the day! If you'd like to get more information, please go to https://www.workinremote.ly

Monday April 6, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm PDT
Remote.ly 3303 N. Mississippi Ave, STE 500, Portland OR 97227
Tuesday, April 7

9:00am PDT

Open Work Day @ Remote.ly
Co-working space, Remote.ly is letting people come work in their space for free for the day! If you'd like to get more information, please go to https://www.workinremote.ly

Tuesday April 7, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm PDT
Remote.ly 3303 N. Mississippi Ave, STE 500, Portland OR 97227

6:00pm PDT

The Nuts and Bolts of Client Service Agreements
The Nuts and Bolts of Client Service Agreements
Every single business owner should have and use a client service agreement. It should be used not only for liability purposes but in a preventive way to set forth your business process rules and procedures (ie. scheduling, cancellation, payment policies). In this seminar we will discuss why these agreements are important, what they should include, and why having a strong and personalized one vs. a random google search one matters.
Presented by Michael Jonas of Rational Unicorn Legal Services.
The More You Glow seminar series shines light on legal topics and other professional services. Join us for some enlightening events!
For our 2020 The More You Glow series, we are introducing “Pay What You’re Able to Pay” Pricing to reach more of our community members. Please pay what you are able - whether that is $0, $10, or $20 - using the Eventbrite ticketing platform.
By attending this event, you agree to be photographed and/or filmed and give permission to use your likeness in promotional and/or marketing materials.
Simply attending this event does not automatically create an attorney-client relationship with the firm or any presenting attorneys.

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-nuts-and-bolts-of-client-service-agreements-tickets-88202934351?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Tuesday April 7, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm PDT
Olympic Mills Commerce Center 107 SE Washington St, Portland, OR 97214

6:00pm PDT

Matriarchs Getting Money - Inaugural Event!
Join us for our inaugural event supporting women, BIPOC, and non-binary founders with the space to learn the elements for pitching to investors AND the space to practice pitching with expert feedback.
Come learn more about our new organization, upcoming program and watch a live pitch with Q&A and expert feedback.
Event Agenda:
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Networking
6:30 pm - 6:50 pm: Introduction to the mission and programing of Matriarchs Getting Money. Presented by our Founders.
7:00 pm - 7:20 pm: Live 5-minute pitch with 5-minutes of Q&A from our panel of experts followed by 10 minutes of feedback.
7:20 pm - 8 pm: Networking
We are a women-founded, women-led group that empowers, educates, and equalizes opportunity for women, BIPOC, and non-binary founders.
  • We know that less than 5% of venture capital funding is awarded to women founders, let alone BIPOC or non-binary founders. WE WANT TO CHANGE THIS! 
  • We know in 2017 that there were 114% more women-owned businesses than in the past 20 years.
  • We know the number of black-women-led-startups has more than doubled between 2016 and 2018.We know women founders have a higher ROI than male founders.
Let's work together to set the stage for womxn to fundraise successfully!
Sponsored by:
VIDA Co-working: Attendees will receive a 1-day complimentary pass to visit this wonderful co-working space.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/matriarchs-getting-money-inaugural-event-tickets-95304074051

Tuesday April 7, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
VIDA Co-working 401 Northeast 19th Avenue #200 Portland, OR 97232

6:00pm PDT

Portland Ruby Brigade - Ruby Tuesday
Due to space limitations this event has a hard cap of 60 attendees. We're also going to need to submit a list of attendees to security ahead of time so it's vital that you RSVP if you're planning to attend. With that in mind please don't RSVP if you're not certain you can make it, as we expect we'll end up turning people away for a seat you're not planning to fill.

Our second speaker of the evening will be the new/old organizer of PDX.rb Jonan, with an update on the present state of PDX.rb and the Ruby community at large as well as some exciting future plans for our community. You won't want to miss it.

Come be social and make some new Ruby friends, we're looking forward to seeing you there!


Tuesday April 7, 2020 6:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Microsoft District Office 1414 NW Northrup St #900, Portland, OR

6:00pm PDT

Founders Live
Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the globe where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award, but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more about their product or service. So bring your friends and coworkers, grab some food and drink, get to know your local entrepreneurs and vote for what you think will be the next big thing... built in Portland.

Tuesday April 7, 2020 6:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Graybox 107 SE Washington St Ste 700 Portland, OR 97214
Wednesday, April 8

9:00am PDT

Open Work Day @ Remote.ly
Co-working space, Remote.ly is letting people come work in their space for free for the day! If you'd like to get more information, please go to https://www.workinremote.ly

Wednesday April 8, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm PDT
Remote.ly 3303 N. Mississippi Ave, STE 500, Portland OR 97227

10:00am PDT

Coffee w/ Co-Founders (Portland Startup Week Edition)
Limited Capacity seats available

Portland Startup Week is a great chance to meet other founders. So it makes sense that we would put a Coffee w/ Co-Founders together during this special week. And for this event, we're going back to our roots and meeting at a local coffee shop.

About Coffee w/ Co-Founders: As a business owner you are faced with many challenges. You're forced to make decisions every day that could make or break your business. Coffee w/ Co-Founders is a way to network with other Entrepreneurs to allow free flowing information with the intent to collaborate and help each other. So often we're challenged and there's very little we can do to express our challenges with the people we work with or the people we care about. Think of Coffee w/ Co-Founders as your own personal support group for business owners. We're all here to help!

RSVP here: https://www.meetup.com/Portland-Coffee-w-Co-Founders/events/268443459/

Wednesday April 8, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am PDT
Coava Coffee Roasters 1300 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR.

5:00pm PDT

PDXWIT Presents: How to Study for a Technical Interview
Registration through Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdxwit-presents-how-to-study-for-a-technical-interview-tickets-95274894775) is required to gain entry to this event
Interviewing for a new job can be a stressful proposition. It is hard to know what to expect or how to prepare for it. Each company evaluates its candidates differently. Luckily, some upfront investment and preparation can really go a long way in helping you distinguish yourself from the rest of the candidates. In this seminar led by an engineering leader at AWS Elemental (https://www.elemental.com/), we will cover some common interviewing practices for technical interviews and what you may be able to do to get ready. We plan to cover many beneficial topics: -- Morning preparation, attire, mindset -- Preparation for the non-technical parts -- How to study for the coding interview -- How to execute the coding test
Due to the level of interaction required, attendance will be capped at 50.
Agenda: 5:00 p.m. - Doors open 5:15 p.m. - Introduction 5:30 p.m. - Session begins 6:30 p.m. - Session ends
Event FAQ Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms? A: No.
Q: Is the space ADA accessible? A: Yes.
Q: Will there be food and drink at this event? A: Yes, light snacks and nonalcoholic drinks will be provided.
Q: What is the parking situation? A: No on-site parking available at this event. Street parking is available.
Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance? A: The entrance for AWS Elemental is on SW Broadway, between Jefferson & Columbia, on the opposite side of the street from Raven & Rose.
Q: Is there secured bike parking? A: No.
Q: Should I consider using public transportation? A: Yes, taking public transportation to this event is recommended. The event is conveniently located near MAX and bus lines.
Q: Can I bring my dog? A: No, we ask that you leave your furry friend home.
Purpose: PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.
Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

Wednesday April 8, 2020 5:00pm - 6:30pm PDT
AWS Elemental 1320 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

5:00pm PDT

OHSU & Catalyze Present Healthcare Demo Day
OHSU Collaborations & Entrepreneurship and Catalyze are proud to host Healthcare Demo Day as part of Portland Startup Week.

This pitch event highlights over 20 promising healthcare and life science startup companies from the Pacific Northwest. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to see the most innovative healthcare startups in the region! The evening begins with networking with like-minded healthcare innovators, investors, and partners over beverages and appetizers. This will be followed by a fast-paced and energetic pitch event where Pacific Northwest companies present their solutions to revolutionize healthcare.

This is the perfect event for angel, venture and CVC healthcare investors and anyone who wants to learn more about healthcare innovation in Oregon & Washington.

Are you a OR or WA startup that would like to pitch at this event? We are now accepting applications on a rolling basis. Space is limited, so early application submissions are encouraged. For more information and to apply, please visit Healthcare Demo Day.

Register to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/portland-startup-week-healthcare-demo-day-tickets-91862101017?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Questions? Contact Lisa Lukaesko at lukaesko@ohsu.edu

Wednesday April 8, 2020 5:00pm - 8:30pm PDT
Robertson Life Sciences Building 2730 Southwest Moody Avenue Portland, OR 97201

6:00pm PDT

PyData PDX Monthly Meetup (West Side)
The space will open at 6pm for networking and refreshments. Talks start at 6:30. Optional after-party hangout at Portland City Grill, 30th floor of same building.

Who's talking?
- tbd

Who's Sponsoring?
- Num Focus sponsors our Meetup page
- Bokeh keeps our whistles wet
- Vevo feeds us and puts a roof over our heads.


Wednesday April 8, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Vevo 111 SW 5th Ave Ste 3625, Portland, OR 97204
Thursday, April 9

9:00am PDT

Open Work Day @ Remote.ly
Co-working space, Remote.ly is letting people come work in their space for free for the day! If you'd like to get more information, please go to https://www.workinremote.ly

Thursday April 9, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm PDT
Remote.ly 3303 N. Mississippi Ave, STE 500, Portland OR 97227

5:30pm PDT

Accelerate Biotech & Digital Health Happy Hour
Please join us for our Portland Startup Week Accelerate Biotech & Digital Health PDX Happy Hour at the Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI) / OTRADI!
Come mingle with your fellow biotech and digital health enthusiasts, help build community, and share your ideas on how to further accelerate the growth of these promising sectors in Portland.
These happy hours brings together creative and driven professionals who are passionate about promoting the growth of Portland's Biotech and Digital Health sectors. This is a great opportunity to network and build relationships with individuals working across these sectors in both academia and industry. Enjoy a free drink, build community, and contribute your ideas and efforts towards accelerating Biotech and Digital Health in PDX.

Source: https://calagator.org/events/1250476029

Thursday April 9, 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm PDT
Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI) / OTRADI 4640 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 270 Portland, Oregon 97239

6:30pm PDT

Our monthly VanTechy Meetup! This is our flagship monthly event -- featuring a unique topic, guest speaker, and plenty of time to mingle.

Here's a rough agenda for the event:
- Mingle + Welcome (6:30pm - 7pm)
- Speaker + Q&A (7pm - 7:30pm)
- Mingle + Wrap-up (7:30pm - 8pm)

Getting here:
- If we are hosting our event in downtown Vancouver, street parking is free after 6pm.

More information here: https://www.meetup.com/VanTechy/events/brfnjrybcgbmb/

Thursday April 9, 2020 6:30pm - 8:30pm PDT
The Hudson
Friday, April 10

9:00am PDT

NE Portland Coffee and Collaboration
NAWBO Oregon's Coffee & Collaboration
Facilitated by National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Oregon Chapter, collaboration over coffee have never been this rewarding!
This is the perfect opportunity to connect more deeply with other NAWBO members, to introduce new business professionals to the group, or for prospective members to see what we’re all about.
Join us in a fun, casual setting over refreshing beverages and great conversation! Meet and mastermind with other ambitious women entrepreneurs and leaders of Oregon:
  • Expand your network of supportive, collaborative women in business.
  • Foster strong connections with like-minded women leaders.
  • Create exciting new opportunities for yourself and your business.
All are welcome, so be sure to bring your friends! Open to all NAWBO Oregon Members, Invited Guests, and prospective women business owners.
NAWBO Oregon events are open to anyone interested in advocating for women-owned businesses. Guests are welcome to attend up to 2 events in a year before becoming a member.
See all of our events here: http://bit.ly/2l3dPSO
VIDA Co-Working Space, 401 NE 19th Ave, Portland OR 97232
Building is the corner of 19th & Sandy, entrance on 19th
Parking can be interesting. There is street parking and a one hour spot right out front. City of Portland does active parking enforcement so pay attention to signage.
Please call 503-784-4365 if you have any trouble finding our location.

Friday April 10, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
VIDA Co-Working Space 401 NE 19th Ave Portland, OR 97232

9:00am PDT

Open Work Day @ Remote.ly
Co-working space, Remote.ly is letting people come work in their space for free for the day! If you'd like to get more information, please go to https://www.workinremote.ly

Friday April 10, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm PDT
Remote.ly 3303 N. Mississippi Ave, STE 500, Portland OR 97227
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