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Got a question for Startup Haven's Founder and Chief Instigator? Here's your chance to ask Bob anything. Got a question about Startup Haven or any of the new programs? Struggling with a challenge in your own startup? Want to talk about business models, growth strategy, fund raising? How poker can make you a better founder? [...]

July 15th, 2019|

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 [...]

April 30th, 2019|

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 [...]

December 31st, 2018|

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 [...]

December 31st, 2018|

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 [...]

November 5th, 2018|

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 [...]

September 27th, 2018|