American Eagle Latitudes Magazine writer Annalise Kelly sees Bend in a new light, beyond its well publicized outdoor pursuits. Kelly explores what Central Oregon offers in craft brews, fine dining and golf.
Bay Area Venture Capitalist Bruce Cleveland wants startups to move to Bend, Oregon so he can incubate them. A panelist at the recent 2013 Bend Venture Conference, Cleveland asks tech companies to submit a compelling story about their startup and why they would move to Bend. The deadline is December 31, 2013 and the final three companies will be announced January 24, 2014. Click the headline for the full Pando Daily story.
Rachael Rees, business reporter with The Bulletin, covers the launch of EDCO's initiative to recruit Bay Area software companies and talent to Bend. That includes entrepreneurs, developers, hackers, engineers, coders, and geeks. Click the headline to read the full article.
KTVZ's Mackenzie Wilson takes a look at what drives Scot Bayless, founder of PlayHabit gaming studio and the group's recent projects for Google and Rosetta Stone. PlayHabit was a 2012 BVC finalist and part of Central Oregon's dynamic high tech scene.
News Editor Jim Cornelius of the Sisters Nugget has the story regarding the selection of Caprielle Foote-Lewis.
This key position will start in January 2014, replacing Jim Coonan after his leadership in growing and connecting Central Oregon's entre-preneurial ecosystem.
Veteran journalist Bruce Schoenfeld looks at factors such as growth rate, investment, government perks and lifestyle and came up with one surprising answer: Bend! He says entrepreneurship and innovation abound in Bend, giving it bragging rights as the next entrepreneurial hotspot in the U.S.