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Bend Venture Out Winners Announced!

Bend Venture Out Winners Announced!

Congrats to the Bend Outdoor Worx winners of the Venture Out Conference!

In the Tower Theatre in Bend, Oregon, some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs of the outdoor industry gave their best pitches in hopes of taking home cash grants.

2017 Bend Venture Out Winners

  • Mathew Smith and Tribe Pilot took home  the Digital Ascent Award, which comes along with a $2,500 check.
  • KidRunner’s Will Wayne took home the 10,000 Breakout Award. (KidRunner has also won in the Bend Venture Conference in the past. For a quick story about the Bend-based company, click here.
  • James Wilson and his company, Pedaling Innovations, snagged the $5,000 Ready to Roll award in the growth stage category.
  • Kim Kinney from Rugged Thread won $75,000 in loan funding from the Business Oregon’s Small Business Expansion Program.
  • Melissa Mutterspaugh and Mountain Mels also took home 25,000 from the same program.

BendBroadband Business is proud to be a sponsor of the BOW Venture Out Conference and would like to congratulate all the winners and participants on making 2017 Venture Out a blast! (For more information on the winning companies, simply click their names above.)

Zolo wins an Emmy

Zolo wins an Emmy

 BEND, Ore. (June 23, 2017) – An Emmy® statuette is now proudly on display on the mantel at the Zolo office. The Zolo creative services team of Joe Dean and Joe Cima were co-winners of an Emmy in the National Academy of the Arts Northwest Region. The Zolo team won in the News Promotion Campaign… Continue Reading

BendTECH Presents: Startup Resource Fair

BendTECH Presents: Startup Resource Fair

BendTECH Coworking is hosting their first-annual Startup Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 24 at the 1001 Tech Center. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. You’re not going to want to miss it, so register online at bendtech.com/startupresourcefair. Admission is free, and attendees who register will receive a free drink ticket too! “The goal is to give… Continue Reading

TEDxBend 2014

TEDxBend 2014

Every year speakers from around the world and here in Bend gather to inspire, inform and entertain at TEDxBend. The independent event is based on the wildly popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) nonprofit conference. Past guests/speakers/performers include Iraq War veterans, neuroscientists and world-renown composers and musicians. This year, 15 speakers will take the stage at… Continue Reading