Key Dates

 

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Growth Stage Companies

July 9

Applications open to present at BVC

August 15

Last day for applying companies to submit their application

September 4 – October 2

Weekly Due Diligence meetings occur with the BVC, LLC investors

October 2

Five finalist Growth Stage companies are announced

October 17-18

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


Early Stage Companies

July 9

Applications open to present at BVC

August 15

Last day for applying companies to submit their application

September 13

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

September 26

At EDCO’s Central Oregon PubTalk, judges and a sold-out crowd of over 400 people will vote for the five Early Stage companies advancing to BVC. PubTalk is held at McMenamins in downtown Bend.

October 17-18

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


Impact Companies

July 9

Applications open to present at BVC

August 15

Last day for applying companies to submit their application

September 3 – October 3

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

October 3

Three to five finalist Impact companies are announced

October 17-18

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


 

BVC Agenda