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Event Recap: Portland, March 2019

What a more fitting way to welcome Spring in Portland than having a lot of fresh new faces at the March game. From seasoned startup veterans just completing sales of their companies to founders just prepping for launch, the new stories they had to tell ran the gamut. Special thanks to CJ from VinoVoyage for [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:00+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, May 2019

It's always a pleasure to have Mr. StartupHaven, Bob Crimmins, himself in the house. Turns out he knows a thing or two about and played his way to a second place finish at the Portland poker game. The top honors went to Patrick Ezell of Bridgetown AI. Special thanks to the folks at Cloudability who [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:00+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, January 2019

We had a lot of new faces to start 2019 at the PDX startup poker event. Bart Bergquist showed off his amazing convertible travel bag, and the team from Cocacao joined us for the first time, makers of the most amazing three ingredient chocolates you've ever tasted. It looked like beginners luck was going to [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:01+00:00August 1st, 2019|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, June 2019

Let's start this month by talking about Cloudability. For the last 18 months, they have been the greatest hosts a poker game could ask for. Congratulations to Mat and team on the successful acquisition. The positive impact this company has had on the Portland community cannot be overstated. It looked like Mat would continue his [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:01+00:00July 25th, 2019|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, December 2018

Portland, OR was truly a winter wonderland for poker night. Unfortunately in the Pacific Northwest, that means downpours and whipping gusts of wind. That didn't stop our cavalier cohort of card sharks from getting together for the holiday edition of Startup Poker. With everyone in the giving mood, we had one of our biggest pots [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:02+00:00December 31st, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, November 2018

As a warm up to gathering around the table with loved ones to be thankful, the Portland squad gathered around the poker table with fellow cutthroats and complained about their 2 - 7 off suit hand. In the end it was Alex Z. who took home the pot with his patented "bet big because I [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:02+00:00December 31st, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, October 2018

The Halloween edition of Startup Poker was a monstrously good time! A group of almost twenty got together to talk cards and startups. Special thanks to Cliff DeGroot from Davis Wright Tremaine for sharing some truly spooky stories about double trigger vesting and acquisitions. At the end of the day former chapter director Brandon Cannady took home [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:02+00:00November 5th, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, September 2018

The Fall season got off to a great start down at Cloudability. The night started right, with some delicious tamales that were remarkably hard to unwrap. The action was hot, and that pot waiting for the winners at the final table was huge. Portland Startup Poker's Fall season is proving to be the best one [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:02+00:00September 27th, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, May 2018

  The weather was hot and so was the action at Cloudability this month. Founder CEO Mat Ellis continued his hot streak with a strong second place finish, but in the end, the night belonged to the ladies. Monica Borrell, self proclaimed card shark, brought home the coveted first place coin.     1. Monica [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:03+00:00May 31st, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, April 2018

  This month finds the Portland game smack dab in the middle of Portland Startup Week. Our Founders faced pouring rain, traffic, and construction, but nothing would deter them from chasing the coveted silver coin. In the end Cloudability CEO Mat Ellis leveraged his home field advantage to take home the big money.       [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:04+00:00April 19th, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on Event Recap: Portland, April 2018

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.