The Road to Bend Venture Conference is Ramping Up


The 15th Annual Bend Venture Conference
featuring Bloomberg’s Emily Chang & Indiegogo’s Breanna Digiammarino

It’s hard to believe fall is coming! And before you know it, the 15th Annual Bend Venture Conference will be here. BVC recently announced two amazing keynotes, and in the coming weeks will announce the competition panelists, plus the Semi-Finalists in all three categories: Growth, Impact and Early Stage.

The Impact keynote and competition take place on Thursday, October 18. Can’t join us for the entire two-day event? Impact Competition tickets are a great way to introduce yourself to the conference.

We hope to see you in the crowd at BVC on Thursday, October 18 and Friday, October 19.

2018 Impact & Growth Semi-Finalists
Last year, Green Theme International won the Impact Competition with a $110,000 check. LeadMethod was the big winner for the Growth Stage Competition, with multiple checks totaling over $485,000.

The first round of cuts for the Impact and Growth Stage Competitions have been announced! See which companies are one step closer to getting their hands on a giant check.

2018 Keynote Speaker: Impact

Thursday’s Impact keynote, Breanna DiGiammarino, is the Senior Director of Social Innovation at Indiegogo, the world’s largest global crowdfunding company.

At the Bend Venture Conference, Bre will share the power of crowdfunding in the social entrepreneurship space. You can read a recent interview with our keynote in Forbes Magazine here.

PubTalk: Road to BVC

Tickets are going fast! Don’t wait to secure your spot at the biggest PubTalk of the year. Attendees will get a chance to win a ticket to the Bend Venture Conference, courtesy of Cascade Angels, plus a one night’s stay at Hotel Eastlund in downtown Portland.


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