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May 10, 2013 Portland Business Journal

May 10, 2013 Portland Business Journal Angels twice as generous at latest Willamette Angel Conference By Erik Siemers / Portland Business Journal  The angels flocked to Oregon State University Thursday, where investors doubled the amount of capital invested in Oregon companies at the fifth annual Willamette Angel Conference. Combined, four companies shared more than $460,000 […]

May 1st Oregon Entrepreneurs Network winner Nouvola, completes angel conference ‘triple crown’

May 1st Oregon Entrepreneurs Network winner Nouvola, completes angel conference ‘triple crown’ Author- Malia Spencer Portland startup Nouvola continued its dominance of the local angel conference scene this week with a win at the Southern Oregon Angel Conference. The company landed an additional $215,000 investment during the Jacksonville event. On April 16, the company won the […]

March 17th Portland’s Nouvola closes on $350K as part of larger seed round

March 17th Portland’s Nouvola closes on $350K as part of larger seed round Author- Malia Spencer Cloud performance testing and analytics firm Nouvola has completed the first portion of its seed round. The company has raised $350,000, according to documents filed with theSecurities and Exchange Commission. The company, which previously went by the name Cloudy Days, […]

January 10, 2013 Oregon Bioscience Association

January 10, 2013 Oregon Bioscience Association Sonivate Medical’s fingertip ultrasound speeds procedures, improves patient outcome By Kate McPherron / Oregon Bioscience Association Sonivate Medical‘s SonicEye® product got its start when company founder Ronald W. Schutz, MD, a well-known cardiologist and inventor, became interested in supporting cardiac surgeons in operating rooms with echocardiograms. Dr. Schutz observed […]

KTVZ: Bend Venture Conference brings big name – and big bucks

Bend Venture Conference brings big name – and bucks Six young firms with big ideas to vie for $250,000 By Renee Nelson / KTVZ Published: October 12, 2012 10:40PM PDT Six companies will “swim with the sharks” at this year’s Bend Venture Conference next Thursday and Friday. The 2012 class of competitors have been selected […]

The Bulletin: Bend native faces the sharks

Bend man braces for plunge into ‘Shark Tank’ Bend native faces the sharks Bend High School grad to pitch investors on ABC’s “Shark Tank” By Tim Doran / The Bulletin Published: September 27, 2012 4:00AM PST Entrepreneur and Bend native Matt Franklin is scheduled to pitch his posture-correction brace to the investors on ABC’s “Shark […]

Pneu-Logic’s Novel “Nothing-To-Lose-Plan” Lets Qualified Plants Pay for Controls with Energy Savings

With patented compressed air control technology, plants can reduce energy costs by up to 40 percent. Pneu-Logic Corporation, a supplier of industrial compressed air monitoring and control systems, announces a novel plan to help plants across the U.S optimize their compressed air systems and realize immediate energy savings, all without the typical budgeting delays faced […]

The Bulletin: Bend Venture Conference selects 9 of 10 early-stage prize competitors

Investment conference pool narrows Bend Venture Conference selects 9 of 10 early-stage prize competitors By Jordan Novet / The Bulletin If you go What: Central Oregon PubTalk When: Sept. 27, 5-8 p.m. Where: McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend Cost: $15 for members of Economic Development for Central Oregon or the […]

How Did the 2011 Finalists Fare?

Launch Stage Competitors from a Year Ago Fare Exceptionally Well All 2011BVC finalists garner funding BEND, Ore. – One could say that all of the finalists at the 2011 Bend Venture Conference were ‘winners’. Indeed, the four launch stage companies who did not win the $250,000 investment prize last year have all been successful in […]

Entrepreneur Magazine says Bend is Destined for Greatness

Entrepreneur Magazine says Bend is “Destined for Greatness” The August issue of this best selling business magazine claims Bend has the right ingredients to become the nation’s next entrepreneurial hot spot. BVC attendees already knew that! Entrepreneur Magazine – Bend Destined for Greatness.pdf.