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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

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Got a question for Startup Haven's Founder and Chief Instigator? Here's your chance to ask Bob anything. Got a question about Startup Haven or any of the new programs? Struggling with a challenge in your own startup? Want to talk about business models, growth strategy, fund raising? How poker can make you a better founder? Ask [...]

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, April 2019

We held our March Founders Poker event at Armory’s newly redecorated offices in downtown San Mateo. Thank you for hosting us, Armory! And a huge “thank you”, as always, to our sponsors WSGR and Colliers - we couldn’t do this without you. Chris of Clerky sparked an entertaining conversation on our companies’ names origins. Can't [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:01+00:00May 31st, 2019|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: San Francisco, March 2019

Our March Founders Poker event was hosted at Node’s beautifully nerdy space at the intersection of SF’s vibrant North Beach, Chinatown, and Jackson Square neighborhoods. Thank you for the wonderful hospitality, Node! And a huge thank you, as always, to our sponsors Colliers and WSGR - we couldn’t do this without you! I think we [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:01+00:00May 31st, 2019|Events, San Francisco, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, February 2019

We held the February edition of Silicon Valley Founders Poker at Nordic Innovation House in downtown Palo Alto. Thanks for always being such great hosts, NIH! Thanks also to our sponsors, WSGR and Colliers, for their continued support – we couldn’t do this without you. Consensus around the table was that Oakland would overtake Silicon [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:01+00:00May 31st, 2019|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: San Francisco, February 2019

Our February game was so popular, it was almost like we had a poker celebrity headlining the event. And we did! Chatbox founder and former poker pro, Phil Gordon, swung by on his way to SaaSter, and gave an awesome talk about how to apply lessons from poker to startups and vice versa. And for [...]

By |2019-11-14T05:26:01+00:00May 31st, 2019|Events, San Francisco, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments