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|

Portland, July 2013 Event Recap

We had a great time at Upstart Labs great Pearl District office. We got a good mix of old and new faces in the 6th Portland event in as many months. Chip guards on our heads 🙂 As the event moves around Portland we see different aspects of the startup community and it's [...]

August 14th, 2013|

Portland, April 2013 Event Recap

Our host for the April Startup Poker 2.0 - Portland event was ISITE Design and our lead sponsor was Turnstone. We had a little bit of a late start because of a hand-full of stragglers but the event went off without a hitch at ISITE Design offices, who coincidentally is working with Turnstone to furnish their new [...]

April 30th, 2013|