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2018 Poker 2.0 League Winners – Portland

The Portland chapter results for the 2018 Startup Poker 2.0 League Championship are in. Big congratulations to this year's SD member winner, Christa King, who finished with 20.6 points. It's worth noting that five of the top six players all played in 4 or more events and three of the top six played in 6 or more events. Remember, only your top three results count [...]

By | April 30th, 2019|Events, Portland|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, December 2018

Portland, OR was truly a winter wonderland for poker night. Unfortunately in the Pacific Northwest, that means downpours and whipping gusts of wind. That didn't stop our cavalier cohort of card sharks from getting together for the holiday edition of Startup Poker. With everyone in the giving mood, we had one of our biggest pots of the year, and in the end it was Christa [...]

By | December 31st, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Portland, November 2018

As a warm up to gathering around the table with loved ones to be thankful, the Portland squad gathered around the poker table with fellow cutthroats and complained about their 2 - 7 off suit hand. In the end it was Alex Z. who took home the pot with his patented "bet big because I need to get out of here right now" betting strategy. [...]

By | December 31st, 2018|Events, Portland, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

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