Building a Successful Regional Startup Strategy
Startups are the worst-kept secret in economic development. Portland, Oregon has quietly produced half a dozen winners over the last decade that collectively brought more than $1.5 billion in invested capital to the city – and that includes an IPO and a sale to Amazon. Hear from a partner in one of the city’s early-stage venture capital funds on how the right combination of entrepreneurs, investors, talent and government support can successfully seed the startup strategy in any region.

Ask the Investor Panel
Finding the right investor can be the pivotal point in building and growing a business. We have gathered an experienced group of investors who will share what they are looking for when determining whether they will invest, and provide attendees with valuable insight into the process.