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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 his first silver chip since handing over the reigns.   [...]

By | November 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 yet. Winners: 1st: Christa King 2nd: Jae Shin 3rd: Lloyd [...]

By | September 27th, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Featured Member – Anil Kumar, RXHomeTest – August 2018

This month we had the great pleasure of interviewing Anil Kumar, Founder of RXHomeTest. Anil is a first time founder, but he is incredibly dedicated to making his startup soar. It is refreshing to hear the voice of someone newer to the startup world and it brings back so many memories, both good and bad, of what it was like to found a company for [...]

By | August 1st, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Featured Member – Christa King, Fitlandia – July 2018

Startup Haven Featured Member: Krista King, Founder and CEO, Fitlandia With more than 1,600 founder and investor members, Startup Haven is a treasure trove of awesome startup stories. Attending Startup Haven events is a great way to meet other founders and investors and to begin building relationships. But getting to a founder or investor's full story is difficult. This week we had the pleasure of [...]

By | July 2nd, 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 Borrell, Cardsmith 2. Mat Ellis, Cloudability 3. Lloyd Benedict, Bruly's

By | May 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.       1st: Mat Ellis, Cloudability 2nd: Eric Hulbert, Opus Interactive 3rd: Leon Stimson [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on Event Recap: Portland, April 2018

Event Recap: Portland, March 2018

The action was hot and the chips were flying at Cloudability in Portland. Newly retired from duty, former Chapter leader Brandon Cannady had strong 3rd place finish. In the end however, the night belonged to representatives from Cloudability for Silver, and Sqwad at the top of the heap. 1st: Nick Lawson, Sqwad 2nd: Jason Turner, Cloudability 3rd: Brandon Cannady

By | March 27th, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on Event Recap: Portland, March 2018

Event Recap: Portland, August 2017

As always Cloudability has an amazing space to host this event. We had 18 local founders that came together. This end of summer event didn't have a quest speaker, but we sure enjoyed some amazing thai food with our conversations. The event ended as always with a Poker game. Our winners were:, 1st: Loren Castillo 2nd: Lloyd Benadict 3rd: Ryan Blackwood Looking forward to the next [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on Event Recap: Portland, August 2017

Event Recap: Portland, July 2017

This was a small but impactful July event hosted by Mat Ellis and his company Cloudability. Things kicked off with some great networking amongst the founders and followed up with a great chat from Rick Turoczy. Rick is known as the godfather of all that is tech startups in Portland and does a fantastic job keeping everyone informed on new things coming to Portland. You [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on Event Recap: Portland, July 2017

Event Recap: Portland, May 2017

Monthly Blog Posts are officially back and in full swing! I want to take this opportunity to explain my plan for the future of these posts and how our readers can help! To start, I will be reviewing the overall event, and game to include results. Secondly, I want to reach out to our amazing founders to interview and feature your company. Please reach out [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on Event Recap: Portland, May 2017