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 [...]

December 9th, 2015|

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 [...]

November 12th, 2015|

Why should women founders come to Poker 2.0?

This is a question I've thought a lot about almost since the very beginning of Startup Poker 2.0 more than eight years ago.  I have heard it from many, many women. To be clear, the essence of the question is not "why should I come play a game with other founders?"  The essence of the [...]

June 18th, 2014|

Portland Holiday Party Recap

Annalore representing CRESA paying up the bounty As usual, we had a great group of entrepreneurs and investors for the official Poker 2.0 holiday party.  Thanks to our sponsor ISITE Design for hosting us at their offices. In an interesting turn of events, two players won the same pot that happened to knock [...]

December 15th, 2013|

Portland, October 2013 event recap

Portland is full of so many entrepreneur and startup centric organization and we are so lucky to have them as supporters of Startup Poker. This month we had a long-time staple of Portland NedSpace host our event this October. Startups launched and funded inside NedSpace have raised well over $55 million dollars include: Puppet Labs, POWR, Second Porch, SweetSpot [...]

October 15th, 2013|

Portland, September 2013 event recap

Another great event under it's belt for Portland Startup Poker 2.0! A huge thank you to Turnstone for supporting the Portland Startup Poker as we grow. Though a core of 'regulars' has appeared in Portland, each new event brings with it some new faces. Chilled Typethink Pint Glasses Portland Startup Poker 2.0 has [...]

September 26th, 2013|