Key Dates

Tower Theater

Social Impact Companies

July 6 – Call for applications to present at BVC
August 11 – Last day for applying companies to submit their application
September 1-30 – Weekly Due Diligence meetings occur with the BVC Social Impact, LLC investors
October 11 – Three to five finalist Social Impact companies are announced
October 19-20 – Bend Venture Conference rehearsal, seminars, reception, and competition.  The BVC will be held at the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend.


 

Early Stage Companies

July 6 – Call for applications to present at BVC
August 11 –  Last day for applying companies to submit their application
September 15 – Upstart Day – all Early Stage companies make their pitch, receive feedback, and are screened for Central Oregon PubTalk.
September 28 – At PubTalk, a sold out crowd of over 350 people will vote on the 10 Early Stage companies presenting. Five finalists will advance to BVC. PubTalk is held at McMenamins in downtown Bend.
October 19-20 – Bend Venture Conference rehearsal, seminars, reception, and competition. The BVC will be held at the Tower Theatre  in downtown Bend.


Growth Stage Companies

July 6 – Call for applications to present at BVC
August 11 – Last day for applying companies to submit their application
September 1-30 – Weekly Due Diligence meetings occur with the BVC, LLC investors
October 4 – Five finalist Growth Stage companies are announced
October 19-20 – Bend Venture Conference rehearsal, seminars, reception, and competition.  The BVC will be held at the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend.