Event Recap: Portland, March 2019

What a more fitting way to welcome Spring in Portland than having a lot of fresh new faces at the March game. From seasoned startup veterans just completing sales of their companies to founders just prepping for launch, the new stories they had to tell ran the gamut. Special thanks to CJ from VinoVoyage for [...]

August 2nd, 2019|

Event Recap: Portland, May 2019

It's always a pleasure to have Mr. StartupHaven, Bob Crimmins, himself in the house. Turns out he knows a thing or two about and played his way to a second place finish at the Portland poker game. The top honors went to Patrick Ezell of Bridgetown AI. Special thanks to the folks at Cloudability who [...]

August 2nd, 2019|

Event Recap: Portland, January 2019

We had a lot of new faces to start 2019 at the PDX startup poker event. Bart Bergquist showed off his amazing convertible travel bag, and the team from Cocacao joined us for the first time, makers of the most amazing three ingredient chocolates you've ever tasted. It looked like beginners luck was going to [...]

August 1st, 2019|

Event Recap: Portland, June 2019

Let's start this month by talking about Cloudability. For the last 18 months, they have been the greatest hosts a poker game could ask for. Congratulations to Mat and team on the successful acquisition. The positive impact this company has had on the Portland community cannot be overstated. It looked like Mat would continue his [...]

July 25th, 2019|

Ask Me Anything

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? Ask [...]

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|