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$500K estimated BVC investment could break angel conference record in Oregon

EDCO Central Oregon Bend Venture Conference

Craft3 adds $26,500 to the 2014 BVC Fund, and launch stage finalists are announced BEND, Ore. – October 2, 2014 – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO), host of the annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC), has selected the 5 launch stage companies that will go on to compete for an estimated $500,000 at the 2014 […]

The next frontier: unmanned aerial vehicles

If you imagine the horse and buggy era, the only thing that comes to mind is hitch your horse and go — no required training, rules or technology. Now, fast forward to the automobile era. Freeways, traffic signals, licensing, navigation aids — everything is technological. Next up on the frontier: unmanned aircraft vehicles. SOAR Oregon […]

Bend start-up gets $3.6M to drive compressed natural gas work

Goal Is to Make the Vehicle Itself the CNG Compressor Bend, Ore.-based Onboard Dynamics has received federal and local funding for a $3.6 million effort to commercialize an elegant concept: using the engine on a natural gas vehicle to compress the gas needed to run the vehicle. The CNG-gasoline engine in the truck would be […]

Homeschool Partners With Mt. Bachelor Snow Park

Press Release—Tuesday September 30, 2014—Portland, OR USA—Homeschool Outerwear is helping another park crew stay warm and dry in the Pacific Northwest. Homeschool just made a deal to outfit the Mt. Bachelor Park Crew for the 2014-2015 winter. Mt. Bachelor is one of the premier resorts in Oregon and we couldn’t be happier to be working […]