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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 anyone who has thought about starting a business –and those who have already launched one – the chance to connect with the best resources Central Oregon has to offer,” says Kelly Kearsley, BendTECH board member.

Each exhibitor will have a table, and attendees can learn more about each organization, meet key people and ask questions. In addition, the event will include short, informal presentations from a few exhibitors, offering a quick bit of their expertise.

The fair will also feature experienced entrepreneurs inside the BendTECH coworking space. Identified by “Ask a Founder” signage, attendees can see the coworking space and get advice from entrepreneurs who have already started their businesses.

(Free advice presentations begin at 5 p.m.)

The fair features two dozen exhibitors, including:

  • Venture Capital, Angel Funds and Banks
  • Business/Founder Mentor Groups
  • Small Business Assistance Programs
  • Core Professional Services
  • Educational Organizations and Resources

The Startup Resource Fair is made possible by the 1001 Tech Space, the Bend Chamber of Commerce, Summit Bank, PayneWest Insurance, Karnopp Peterson and BendBroadband Business.

For more information Contact Kelly Kearsley BendTECH Board Member Co-Founder, StartupBend Kelly@bendtech.com 253-732-0041

BendTECH is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting early stage entrepreneurs with affordable office spaces, startup resources and events. The organization’s flagship BendTECH coworking space – at the 1001 Tech Center – offers individual desks, community desks and two dozen small offices for tech and non-tech-related workers and businesses.

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