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Dec 18, 2013 Clear Catheter Systems Wins Prestigious International Innovation Award

Dec 18, 2013 Clear Catheter Systems Wins Prestigious International Innovation Award ANAHEIM,Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clear Catheter Systems, Inc.,announced today it has won the 2013 Innovations in Cardiovascular Interventions(ICI) Best Start-Up Innovation Award for its medical device, PleuraFlow®, anovel system that optimally evacuates blood and fluid after surgery to speedrecovery and improve patient outcomes in the ICU during […]

Oct 22, 2013 Nouvola Winner of $250,000 Prize for the Bend Venture Conference Launch Stage Companies and Ochoco Arms $10,000 for Concept Stage Competition

Oct 22, 2013 Nouvola Winner of $250,000 Prize for the Bend Venture Conference Launch Stage Companies and Ochoco Arms $10,000 for Concept Stage Competition Author- Roland White CBN Feature Writer The Tenth Annual Bend Venture Conference named the winners of the 2013 event with approximately 425 attendees from all factions of the entrepreneurial community that […]

Silicon Florist: Portland’s Elemental Technologies nominated for international awards

Silicon Florist: Portland’s Elemental Technologies nominated for international awards By: Rick Turoczy / Silicon Florist Posted: September 3, 2013 08:31 AM PDT It’s always nice to see Portland startups getting recognition. Especially when it’s on the world stage. And such is the case with Portland’s Elemental Technologies, who has been nominated for awards at the IBC—arguably the […]

August 28, 2013 ziPede Update

August 28, 2013 ziPede Update ziPede Update Given by Founder Dr. Rick Cuddihy Benefits for Doctors:  ziPede is for all doctors, nurses, dentists, orthodontists, therapists (PT, OT and mental health) and eventually pharmacists Allows doctors to easily collect, produce, organize and deliver the best health information to their patients Doctors now prescribe information as easily as they prescribe […]

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 […]