2011 Bend Venture Conference: Keynote Speaker

2011 Bend Venture Conference Speaker: Ted Wheeler Oregon State Treasurer 2011 Keynote Speaker Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler, the 28th State Treasurer of Oregon, was the 2011 keynote speaker.  A former manager at an investment firm and then the elected chief executive of Multnomah County, Wheeler completed the term of former Treasurer Ben Westlund and […]

October 21, 2011 Portland Business Journal

October 21, 2011 Portland Business Journal by Robert Goldfield , Special sections editor Fledgling enterprise AudioName won $10,000 last Friday at the Bend Venture Conference. Portland-based AudioName took the prize for “concept stage” company — ventures that are barely off the ground. It was the only Portland-area company among the six presenting businesses in that […]

October 17, 2011 The Bulletin

October 17, 2011 The Bulletin By Jordan Novet / TheBulletin October17. 2011 Brett Mills, of Redmond’s RES EquineProducts Inc., took home the big prize of $250,000. Wearing a cowboy hat,jeans and a blazer, Brett Mills took the big $250,000 prize from the BendVenture Conference on Friday for his Redmondcompany, RES Equine Products Inc. “Yeehaw!” said […]

October 14, 2011 Silicon Florist

October 14, 2011 Silicon Florist by RickTuroczy While a whole new crop ofstartups are currently being pitched and formed at the latest version ofStartupWeekend Portland, the winning company from the last Startup Weekend justmanaged to wow a crowd of investors in Bend—and land a bit more capital. Audioname—founded duringthe last Startup Weekend Portland in April […]

Portland Business Journal: Comcast deal could propel Elemental

Portland Business Journal: Comcast deal could propel Elemental by Erik Siemers Date: Monday, July 25, 2011, 2:49pm PDT Elemental CEO Sam Blackman says a new deal with Comcast will provide a big revenue bounce. Erik Siemers Business Journal staff writer Email: [email protected] If there’s any growth trajectory worth emulating, it might just be that of […]

Elemental opens U.K. office

Elemental opens U.K. office Portland Business Journal – by Erik Siemers, Business Journal staff writer Date: Monday, July 18, 2011, 12:22pm PDT Elemental Technologies on Monday announced the opening of an office outside London, making it the company’s first international location. The move comes as Portland-based Elemental increases the number of European customers using its […]

7/15/2011 Oregon Business Magazine

7/15/2011 Oregon Business Magazine The crowd at Oregon Entrepreneurs Network‘s monthly PubTalk Wednesday consisted of three main types of folks: entrepreneurs desperate to pitch their start-ups, lawyers eager to get new clients, and MBA students learning how to network. They all had something to learn when the hors d’oeuvres were put away and the panel […]

Elemental reels in capital

Elemental reels in capital …Digital video company Elemental Technologies Inc. said Tuesday it received an investment from customer and collaborator Citrix Systems Inc. Portland-based Elemental also announced a new board member…

Intel innovation boosts Elemental Tech

Intel innovation boosts Elemental Tech … on Portland’s Elemental Technologies Inc., a provider of graphics processing software. Intel, which is based . With Intel’s news, Elemental in early February will release an updated version of its Badaboom Media…

Bend-based Manzama thriving

Bend-based Manzama thriving If conventional business models say high-tech companies will spend their first year struggling to define their products and attract customers, then Bend-basedManzama is bucking convention. Since its official launch in January, Manzama’s founders say they have signed up 25 law firms for the company’s Web-based social media search service called the Listening […]