Key Dates

 

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Growth Stage Companies

July 10

Applications open to present at BVC

August 8

Last day for applying companies to submit their application

September 12 – October 3

Weekly Due Diligence meetings occur with the BVC, LLC investors

October 4

Five finalist Growth Stage companies are announced

October 18-19

BVC rehearsal, seminars, reception, and competition. The BVC will be held at the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend.


Early Stage Companies

July 10

Applications open to present at BVC

August 8

Last day for applying companies to submit their application

September 14

Upstart Day – all Early Stage companies make their pitch, receive feedback, and are screened for Central Oregon PubTalk.

September 27

At PubTalk, judges and a sold-out crowd of over 350 people will vote for the Early Stage companies presenting. Five finalists will advance to BVC. PubTalk is held at McMenamins in downtown Bend.

October 18-19

BVC rehearsal, seminars, reception, and competition. The BVC will be held at the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend.


Impact Companies

July 10

Applications open to present at BVC

August 8

Last day for applying companies to submit their application

September 11 – October 2

Weekly Due Diligence meetings occur with the BVC Impact, LLC investors

October 3

Three to five finalist Impact companies are announced

October 18-19

BVC rehearsal, seminars, reception, and competition. The BVC will be held at the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend.


 

BVC Agenda