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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

New Year Poker 2.0 in Portland

To kick off the new year we held Startup Poker in Treehouse's BRAND NEW office!​ This stunning building in North Portland looked like if you tipped it on it's side you could ride a skateboard on it. At the break we got to take a tour, see their video and audio production studios, and the rest of their multi-floor headquarters. Needless to say, we will [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on New Year Poker 2.0 in Portland

Holiday Poker 2.0 in Portland

Mat Ellis and the team at Cloudability hosted Poker 2.0 for the 2nd month in a row, as our crew of founders and investors converged to celebrate the holidays the best way we know how... Poker 2.0! Everyone was full of festive cheer as they fought for #1! In the end the winner could only be one person... Congrats to Erik Gordon! Phil Taylor and [...]

By | December 31st, 2015|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on Holiday Poker 2.0 in Portland

Portland November 2015 Recap

It was a fantastic experience to be back at Cloudability and to have the inoperable ​Mat Elis, CEO of Cloudability, there and participating in the tournament. They were showing off their new space which they have recently expanded into, taking over the 2nd floor of their long-standing headquarters in Downtown Portland. At this months event we had a very special prize for the winner. In [...]

By | December 9th, 2015|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on Portland November 2015 Recap

Portland October 2015 Recap

This month we were back at Venture Business Centers. As the game moves to different offices we welcome their community and team members to network with our event regulars which was definitely the case this month. Brandon, the owner and operator, is offering free flex-desks for the month of October so we got to meet a number of folks testing out his space. We were [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|Comments Off on Portland October 2015 Recap