We’ll be raffling off limited edition custom Portland Startup Week Nike Air Jordans for #pdxstartupweek 2017. Want to win? You’ll have to show up to events ;)

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Tuesday, February 7

11:30am PST

Portland Startup Women’s PowerUp Lunch Hour

The Portland Startup Women’s group recently launched a skillshare series called PowerUp Lunches designed to help you level up your skills and confidence as a kick-ass business women. Why lunch? It’s hard to fit everything into a day and you need to re-fuel anyway.

For Portland Startup Week, we’ll be hosting a public event open to all humans interested in leveling up and connecting with kick-ass women founders and entrepreneurs. Doors open at 11:30 and the session will start at noon and run an hour. Bring your own lunch.

Bonus: CENTRL East is offering free coworking for Startup Week, so you can stay and get work done after the lunch hour.


Tuesday February 7, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm PST
CENTRL Office Eastside 329 NE Couch St, Portland, OR 97232

11:45am PST

Entrepreneurial Innovation in Oregon and How to Fund It

Our February meeting will focus on Entrepreneurial Innovation in Oregon and How to Fund It. We will have featured speakers panel of Maggie Finnerty, President and CEO of Oregon Entrepreneurs Network to discuss some of the trends one entrepreneurs in Oregon and Jon Maroney of the Oregon Angel Fund to discuss how Angel Investing in Oregon are funding many of these trends. Quests that will be addressed by this panel include: What are the areas prime for entrepreneurs? What resources are available to innovators? What policies could be enacted locally, regionally and statewide to encourage entrepreneurship and investing? What will be the next big thing both in innovation and in funding innovation? 

They will also be discussing Angel Oregon 2017 where Early Stage or Concept Stage businesses have an opportunity to compete for cash awards (not loans, not equity, all cash) of up to $15,000 and a loan program of up to $250,000 not to mention hundreds of thoughts of dollars in in Angel Investing. Register today. 


Tuesday February 7, 2017 11:45am - 1:00pm PST
Fairview City Hall 1300 NE Village St. Fairview, OR 97024
Wednesday, February 8

11:30am PST

Headshot Party
Stop by the NXT Lab during the lunch hour to meet folks. As an added bonus, Townsquared members will have the opportunity to get new headshots.

Lose weight? Have a tight new do? Maybe you don’t even have a non-camera phone headshot.

Townsquared is partnering with local creative space NXT Industries and Megan Petersen of THAT. Photography to provide new and existing members of Portland’s largest group of businesses with professional headshots.

Not a member yet? Business owners and their employees and sign up for Townsquared here.

Townsquared is the only private neighborhood network for local businesses to meet, identify collaboration opportunities, and share expertise.The only private neighborhood network for local businesses to meet, identify collaboration opportunities, and share expertise.

Wednesday February 8, 2017 11:30am - 2:00pm PST
NXT Industries 1302 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Portland, OR 97214

12:00pm PST

Portland Lunch 2.0

Can we buy lunch? Join Portland Lunch 2.0 sponsor StackPath and the rest of our community at CENTRL Office for a bite to eat, seeing old friends, and meeting new folks in our community. RSVP

Wednesday February 8, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm PST
CENTRL Office Pearl 1355 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209