Agenda

2019 BVC Agenda


Thursday | October 17, 2019

9:00 am | Pre-Conference Seminar #1

Grow Lean: Digital Marketing Strategies for Growth & Customer Acquisition, sponsored by Jones & Roth CPAs
Liberty Theater – 849 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

10:00 am | Pre-Conference Seminar #2

Results Don’t Lie: Companies with a Culture of Gender Balance Are More Successful, sponsored by U.S. Bank
Liberty Theater – 849 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

11:00 am | Pre-Conference Seminar #3

An Eye on the Exit: How to Build an Acquisition-ready Business, sponsored by Perkins Coie
Liberty Theater – 849 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

12:30 pm | Check-in

Liberty Theater – 849 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

1:00 pm | BVC Brief #1 | Raising Killer Dough: How Dave Dahl Helped Build Dave’s Killer Bread

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR 97701

 

1:45 pm | Impact Competition

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR 97701

 

2:55 pm – 3:30 pm | BVC Brief #2 | Barriers to Female Founders: Where Are All the Ladies?

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR 97701

 

5:30pm – 8:00pm | Broken Top Networking Reception

Broken Top Club – 62000 Broken Top Dr., Bend, OR 97702


Friday | October 18, 2019

 

8:00 am | BVC Breakfast: Bloodies, Bellinis and Benedicts & Check-in

Liberty Theater – 849 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

9:30 am | BVC Brief #3 | Accelerating Bend: What’s Behind a Successful Accelerator?

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

10:00 am | Early Stage Competition

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

11:00 am | 2010 BVC Winner: Manzama Exit Update

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

11:20 am | BVC Brief #4 | Winter is Coming: Startups & Investing in Uncertain Times

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

11:55 am | Kids Quiz 2008 BVC Winner Jama Software

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

12:30 pm | Dine Around Lunch

5 Fusion – 821 NW Wall St. #100, Bend, OR 97701
900 Wall – 900 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701
DRAKE – 801 NW Wall St, Bend, OR 97701
Noi Thai – 550 NW Franklin Ave., Bend, OR 97701

 

1:30 pm | BVC Brief # 5 | What They Don’t Tell You: Lessons Learned From Growing Fast

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

2:00 pm | Growth Stage Competition

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

3:00 pm | Flipping the Script: The Founder is in the Driver’s Seat

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

3:20 pm | Growth Stage Competition Continued

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

3:50 pm | BVC Brief #6 | The Next Big Thing: When Finance and Technology Collide

Tower Theatre – 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm | Awards Reception 

Liberty Theater – 849 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

 

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