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Willamette University Portland Center

1120 NW Couch Street, Suite 450
Portland, Oregon 97209, United States (map)

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  • Tuesday
    Jul 23 2013
    Join us for lunch with Al Vermeulen the former CTO of Amazon and Rogue Wave

    Al Vermeulen the former Chief Technology Officer of Amazon.com and Rogue Wave Software will be the guest speaker at Portland Startup Founder 101, July 23rd from 12:00 � 1:30, at the Willamette University Center in Portland’s pearl district. This event is sponsored by Founder Institute and open to all aspiring entrepreneurs. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited so please RSVP through Meetup.

    Al Vermeulen was previously the Chief Technology officer of Amazon.com, where he is still active today, and was involved with the development of Amazon's cloud based systems including AWS and S3. Prior to Amazon he was CTO of Rogue Wave software which had a successful public offering on NASDAQ in 1996. Al also co-wrote the book "The Elements of Java Style" and helped pioneer C++.

    In addition, Robert Wiltbank, PhD. will be helping guide the discussion. Dr. Wiltbank is the author of Catalyst: How You Can Become an Extraordinary Growth Leader, and Effectual Entrepreneurship a textbook used in over 140 universities to teach hands on entrepreneurship. Dr. Wiltbank is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Willamette University MBA and a Partner with Montlake Capital, a Seattle based venture capital fund.

    We look forward to seeing you at the Portland Startup Founder 101 event on July 23rd!

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  • Startup Founder 101

    Al Vermeulen the former Chief Technology Officer of Amazon.com and Rogue Wave Software will be the guest speaker at Portland Startup Founder 101, July 23rd from 12:00 – 1:30, at the Willamette University Center in Portland’s pearl district. This event is sponsored by Founder Institute and open to all aspiring entrepreneurs. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited so please RSVP through Meetup.

    Al Vermeulen was previously the Chief Technology officer of Amazon.com, where he is still active today, and was involved with the development of Amazon's cloud based systems including AWS and S3. Prior to Amazon he was CTO of Rogue Wave Software which had a successful public offering on NASDAQ in 1996. Al also co-wrote the book "The Elements of Java Style" and helped pioneer C++.

    In addition, Robert Wiltbank, PhD. will be helping guide the discussion. Dr. Wiltbank is the author of Catalyst: How You Can Become an Extraordinary Growth Leader, and Effectual Entrepreneurship a textbook used in over 140 universities to teach hands on entrepreneurship. Dr. Wiltbank is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Willamette University MBA and a Partner with Montlake Capital, a Seattle based venture capital fund.

    We look forward to seeing you at the Portland Startup Founder 101 event on July 23rd!

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  • Friday
    Aug 27 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 24: Sales

    Need a better grasp on the art and science of sales to boost your business and increase revenue? Al Nodarse of Olsen Group, Response Capture, Inc. will share his expertise on how to increase your sales with various techniques from articulating your value proposition, cold calling, to populating data bases.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Management Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Tuesday
    Aug 24 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 23: Accounting

    Do you know how the decisions you make with your business today can affect your tax situation in the future? David Uslan of Perkins and Company will provide an invaluable overview of how your start up can effectively manage taxes for long-term success!

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Development Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Friday
    Aug 20 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 22: "Early Stage Marketing"

    Need a better understanding of what is most important for early stage marketing of your product or business? Join Portland Ten and venture capital expert, Diane Fraiman of Venture Capital, as she shares her expertise and gives you the key insights to "early stage marketing." Diane has over 30-years experience with technology companies and in leading marketing, strategy and business development. Don't miss out!

    Passes for the workshops can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Today's workshop and Friday's workshop will be instructed by Carolynn Duncan, Director for Portland Ten. Tuesday, 3-5pm: 16 Things That Indicate You're An Entrepreneur Who Gets It Friday, 4-6pm: Integrated Business Development & Management

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product ManagementConsultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Tuesday
    Aug 3 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 17: Debt Financing

    Join Ron Sherman, Senior Relationship Manager with Silicon Valley Bank. His workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the current funding environment, and in particular, debt financing for your business.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Management Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Friday
    Jul 30 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 16: Employment Law

    Every business owner needs a basic understanding of employment law, whether it is a business that has already hired employees or is looking to grow and in need of support staff. Steve Davis, attorney with Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP will teach this Skill Development Workshop, offering invaluable insight into the basics of business law you need to know for your own company.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Management Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Tuesday
    Jul 27 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 15: “Ready, Set, Launch”

    Product Management is apart of every entrepreneur's business -- what you need to know is what makes product management function and the role of a product manager in making the product a success. Join private consultant, Amy Winkelman, with her instruction on understanding product management and how to execute a successful product launch.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Management Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Friday
    Jul 23 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 14: Critical Criteria for Getting Funded

    Learn the critical criteria for getting funded from Diane Fraiman, a Venture Partner of Voyager Capital.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Development Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Tuesday
    Jul 20 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 13: Accounting

    Do you know how the decisions you make with your business today can affect your tax situation in the future? David Uslan of Perkins and Company will provide an invaluable overview of how your start up can effectively manage taxes for long-term success!

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Development Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Friday
    Jul 16 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 12: Financials

    Often walk into situations where the accounting, finance and operations are in disarray. In every situation, the first action to gain control of the situation is to develop a financial model of the operation to help analyze the operation – and most importantly—determine the company’s immediate cash position. Instructor Bio: Jim McConnell has been a Controller, CFO, COO, and business owner in a broad range of industries. He has worked with government contractors, aquaculture companies, employment service firms, manufacturers, professional accounting firms, an airline, automotive dealerships, an interactive agency and an on-line distributor of promotional products.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Management Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com.

    Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Tuesday
    Jul 13 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 11: Sales

    Need a better grasp on the art and science of sales to boost your business and increase revenue? Al Nodarse of Olsen Group, Response Capture, Inc. will share his expertise on how to increase your sales with various techniques from articulating your value proposition, cold calling, to populating data bases.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Today's workshop and Friday's workshop will be instructed by Carolynn Duncan, Director for Portland Ten. Tuesday, 3-5pm: 16 Things That Indicate You're An Entrepreneur Who Gets It Friday, 4-6pm: Integrated Business Development & Management

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Development Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Friday
    Jul 9 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 10: Legal

    Need to know how to prepare for investors and strategic partners when they review your business when conducting due diligence? This workshop will focus on what you should do to be prepared. Steve Davis, attorney with Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP will teach this Skill Development Workshop, offering invaluable insight into the basics of business law you need to know for your own company.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Management Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com.

    Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Tuesday
    Jul 6 2010
    Portland Ten's Skill Development Workshop 9: Product Management

    Product Management is apart of every entrepreneur's business -- what you need to know is what makes product management function and the role of a product manager in making the product a success. Join private consultant, Amy Winkelman, with her instruction on understanding product management and how to execute a successful product launch.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Management Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com.

    Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Friday
    Jul 2 2010
    Portland Ten Skill Development Workshop 8: Creative Marketing

    Need help understanding creative marketing rooted in purpose and strategy in order to build brands that excite people? Insider Marketing, Inc. with Kathy McAllister & Jerry Ketel will help you to understand "Creative Marketing" for your business.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Management Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com.

    Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Tuesday
    Jun 29 2010
    Portland Ten Skill Development Workshop 7: First VC Meeting

    Once you finally secure your first meeting with a Venture Capital Firm, you need to know how to conduct the meeting and successfully pitch your business or product. Join Diane Fraiman of Voyager Capital to learn how to be successful when meeting with Venture Capitalists.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Development Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff 45.5236740000 -122.6824180000

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  • Tuesday
    Jun 22 2010
    Portland Ten Skill Development Workshop 5: Public Relations

    Interested in learning how to communicate with your target market? This workshop will help prepare you to engage in conversation with your customers. We are pleased to have Pam Abrahamsson, Vice President of Stephenson Group Public Relations, instruct our Public Relations workshops for Portland Ten.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Management Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Friday
    Jun 18 2010
    Portland Ten Skill Development Workshop 4: Angel Investing

    Do you have questions about Angel Investing or even how to approach investors for your business, product, or idea? Join us this Friday, June 18th for our Skill Development Workshop with experts Rob Wiltbank and Nicholas Cottle.

    Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm until Friday, August 27.

    Friday, June 18th: Rob Wiltbank & Nick Cottle will cover "Angel Fundraising"

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchased at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Development Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com. Sincerely, The Portland Ten Staff

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  • Friday
    Jun 11 2010
    Portland Ten Skill Development Workshop

    We are pleased announce the kickoff the summer round of the Skill Development Workshop Series. We have talented and seasoned professionals on board to instruct each of the 24 different workshops being offered this summer and we are looking forward to another excellent series. Workshops will be held at the Willamette University Portland Center (1120 NW Couch, suite 450) every Tuesday from 3-5pm and every Friday from 4-6pm starting June 8 and finishing Friday, August 27.

    Passes for the workshops go on sale today and can be purchase at the door before each workshop. A pass for any single workshop can be purchased for $20, a pass for a series of three workshops can be purchased for $50, and a pass to attend the complete summer series of workshops can be purchased for $200.

    Today's workshop and Friday's workshop will be instructed by Carolynn Duncan, Director for Portland Ten. Tuesday, 3-5pm: 16 Things That Indicate You're An Entrepreneur Who Gets It Friday, 4-6pm: Integrated Business Development & Management

    Following workshops will be instructed by: Steve Davis - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Diane Fraiman - Voyager Capital David Uslan - Perkins & Company Jim Mcconnell - Private Forecasting Consultant Pam Abrahamsson - Stephenson Group Al Nodarse - Private Sales Consultant Amy Winkelman - Private Product Development Consultant Kelley Pecis - Herd Freed Hartz Executive Search Partners Todd Hardy - Silicon Valley Bank Jerry Ketel - Leopold Ketel Kathy McAllister - Insider Marketing/Technology Agency

    For details about future workshops and other Portland Ten programs please visit: www.portlandten.com.

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  • Friday
    May 22 2009
    Things That Indicate You're An Entrepreneur Who "Gets It"- by Portland Ten & Willamette University.

    6-7 pm: 16 Things That Indicate You're An Entrepreneur Who "Gets It"

      How do investors and other seasoned professionals in the startup and business world evaluate you during and after a meeting? As a founder, mastering the qualities of an entrepreneur who "gets it" helps attract resources and connections, and makes the process of bootstrapping a new venture, a little bit easier. 
    
      Carolynn Duncan, director of Portland Ten, and Rob Wiltbank, partner at Buerk Dale Victor venture fund, and associate professor at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University, will present "16 Things That Indicate You're An Entrepreneur Who Gets It", both from the entrepreneur- and investor points of view.
    
      7-8 pm: The Portland Ten Initiative
    
      Come get an inside look at Portland Ten! Hear from our founders-- about their projects, what they've learned during their time in the program, and what's next as they work toward the goal of $1MM in revenue each, by October 2010. 
    
      Learn what's in the works for our second round of Portland Ten,  beginning June 8, as well as community outreach projects on queue for the summer, designed to strengthen Portland's early stage founder, investment, and tech communities.
    
      Any questions? Email cduncan@portlandten.com. See you then!
    
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