CrowdStreet's latest $1.7M listing

FoundersPad Alumnus CrowdStreet launches their second project. PORTLAND, OR–(Marketwired – Aug 7, 2014) - CrowdStreet, a crowdfunding marketplace connecting accredited investors with institutional-grade real estate investments, today announced it has listed a mezzanine financing for 30 Knightsbridge Road, a four-building class B+ office space in Piscataway, N.J., sponsored by EverWest Real Estate Partners, a privately held Denver-based [...]

By | 2014-08-08T14:49:30+00:00 August 8th, 2014|Startups|0 Comments

FoundersPad Alumnus Nouvola: Winning!

Nouvola is on an amazing winning streak.  After their 2013 grand prize $250,00 win at the Bend Venture Conference, Nouvola also took home the grand price of $256,000 at the 2014 OEN’s Angel Oregon competition. Most recently, they took top honors at the Southern Oregon Investment Conference.  They've even been featured by Seattle-based GeekWire in their startup spotlight.  Nouvola's [...]

By | 2017-01-10T08:50:05+00:00 July 1st, 2014|Startups|0 Comments

FoundersPad alumnus Droplr recipient of first Cascade Angels investment

Congratulations and kudos to FoundersPad alumnus Droplr for being the recipient of the first investment from Bend-based Cascade Angels! Bend “angel fund” makes first investment Published May 3, 2014 at 12:01AM, Bend Bulletin Angel fund makes first investment Cascade Angels Fund, a Bend-based year-round investment fund for startups, has made its first investment in local [...]

By | 2014-05-04T13:55:05+00:00 May 4th, 2014|News, Program Alumni News, Startups|0 Comments

FoundersPad Launches Accelerator Program Targeted At Growth Stage Startups

New Growth Track program offers unique one-to-one, tailored mentoring plus Seven Peaks Ventures capital investment Bend, OR – April 1, 2014 – FoundersPad, the Bend-based technology accelerator focused on software startups, today launched a new program that offers customized, one-to-one mentoring. The new Growth Track program, led by a team of successful mentors and entrepreneurs, [...]

By | 2014-04-01T13:57:47+00:00 April 1st, 2014|News, Startups|0 Comments

Silicon Valley Development Firm Looking to Open a Bend Office

Web and Mobile Development Engineer (Bend) Bret Waters, FoundersPad mentor and CEO of Tivix is opening a new office in Bend.  This development/consulting firm is headquartered in San Francisco and they are looking to add to their team.  The following is the job description.You should be fluent in all current technologies, including HTML5/CSS3, and the [...]

By | 2014-01-21T22:23:17+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Startups|0 Comments

The Big Bend Theory

Living in the Bay Area?  Want to come visit Bend, Oregon to see how you can do your same work but take in mountain views, bike to work or ski in the morning and be able to buy a house and raise a family?  Read about the entrepreneur contest to come check us out. http://pandodaily.com/2013/11/16/a-bend-oregon-vc-wants-startups-to-move-there-so-he-can-incubate-them/

By | 2013-12-06T21:05:55+00:00 December 6th, 2013|Startups|0 Comments

OEN Chat with Paola, Co-founder, Nouvola

It's a shame that the creators of Healthcare.gov didn't know about the Portland-based startup Nouvola. They might have saved themselves a few headaches. OEN sits down with Co-Founder and CEO Paula Moretto to talk about her new venture and lessons learned as a serial entrepreneur. Read our Member Chat with Nouvola. http://www.oen.org/blog/preventing-the-next-healthcare-gov-debacle-member-chat-with-nouvola/?

By | 2017-01-10T08:50:11+00:00 November 27th, 2013|Startups|0 Comments