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EDCO Announces Top Ten Social Impact BVC Semi-Finalists

EDCO ANNOUNCES THE TOP TEN SOCIAL IMPACT COMPANIES TO ADVANCE AS PART OF THE 2017 BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE Early Stage Semi-Finalists To Be Announced Next Week BEND, OR (September 8, 2017) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) announced the Top Ten Social Impact Companies to advance to the next round for the 14th Annual […]

EDCO ANNOUNCES THE TOP TEN GROWTH STAGE COMPANIES TO ADVANCE AS PART OF THE 2017 BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE

EDCO ANNOUNCES THE TOP TEN GROWTH STAGE COMPANIES TO ADVANCE AS PART OF THE 2017 BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE Social Impact Semi-Finalists To Be Announced Friday Early Stage Semi-Finalists To Be Announced Next Week BEND, OR (September 7, 2017) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) announced the Top Ten companies to advance to the next round […]

EDCO ANNOUNCE THE TOP TWENTY GROWTH STAGE COMPANIES TO ADVANCE AS PART OF THE 2017 BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE

BEND, Ore. – August 31, 2017 –Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) announced the Top Twenty companies to advance to the next round of the Growth Stage Competition for the 14th Annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) to be held Thursday, October 19- Friday, October 20. This group of companies is one step closer to presenting […]

THE 14TH ANNUAL BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE TICKETS ON SALE; KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED ft. BRAD FELD, AVIEL GINZBURG & TONY ARNERICH

BEND, OR (August 28, 2017) – The Bend Venture Conference (BVC), one of the most prestigious entrepreneur events in the Pacific Northwest, has announced three keynote speakers for the two-day conference: Brad Feld, Aviel Ginzburg, and Tony Arnerich. The 14th Annual BVC returns Thursday, October 19 – Friday, October 20, 2017, to the iconic Tower […]

2016 BVC Social Impact Winner Hemex Health Raises $1.7 Million

2016 was the inaugural year for the Bend Venture Conference’s Social Impact Competition. Out of 33 companies vying for financing, three walked away with funding commitments, including Hemex Health. BVC Social Impact, LLC., the social impact funding arm of the Bend Venture Conference, was the first fund to invest in Hemex Health, a company that provides new diagnostics […]

The Bend Venture Conference Returns, Call For Applications Now Open

THE BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE RETURNS OCTOBER 19-20, 2017 APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW THRU FRIDAY, AUGUST 11TH BEND, OR (July 6, 2017) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) will again host the annual two-day Bend Venture Conference (BVC), now in its 14th year, on Thursday, October 19 – Friday, October 20, 2017, at the iconic Tower […]

UPDATE: The 2016 Bend Venture Conference Awards Over $3,918,000 in Funding

BEND, Ore. – October 19, 2016 – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) last week hosted the 13th Annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) and announced that over $3,918,000 was awarded in investments and cash prizes, setting a new record for Oregon angel conferences and making it one of the top angel conferences in the country. […]

Over $3,755,000 in Funding Awarded at the Bend Venture Conference

BEND, Ore. – October 14, 2016 – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) hosted the 13th Annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) to a sold-out crowd and just announced the winners of $3,755,000 in investments and cash prizes, setting a new record for Oregon angel conferences. Side investment deals are still being finalized. Growth Stage Competition […]

EDCO Announces Social Impact and Growth Stage Finalists for the Bend Venture Conference

Companies Will Compete for Over $900K in Investments BEND, Ore. – September 30, 2016 – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) has just announced the finalists for the Social Impact and Growth Stage Competitions for the 13th Annual Bend Venture Conference. The Social Impact Competition, which includes for-profit companies whose business models are integrated with […]

EDCO Announces Five Early Stage Finalists for the Bend Venture Conference

BEND, Ore. – September 23, 2016 – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO), host of the 13th Annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC), has announced the five Early Stage finalists that will vie for the $15K BendBroadband Business cash prize at BVC on Friday, October 14, 2016. In alphabetical order, the five Early Stage finalists, selected […]