March 2021 PubTalk: Randy Adams and Failure

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March 2021 PubTalk Keynote Speaker: Randy Adams  Managing Partner, C-Level Solutions | Strategic Advisor Three Failures of a Serial Entrepreneur Experience the March 2021 Central Oregon PubTalk keynote speech given by, Randy Adams. Randy dives into his own experiences as a serial entrepreneur and the three failures to avoid. Check out the full event to hear [...]



EDCO ANNUAL LUNCHEON RETURNS THURSDAY, MAY 6TH FEATURING INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR & ECONOMIST TIM HARFORD BEND, OR (March 12, 2021) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) will host its Annual Luncheon on Thursday, May 6th, 2021, from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm, both in-person and virtually. EDCO is proud to again host the Annual Luncheon […]


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  TECH COMPANY COGNITO ANNOUNCES HEADQUARTERS MOVE TO SISTERS, OREGON ACTIVELY RECRUITING THROUGHOUT THE REGION FOR NEW POSITIONS SISTERS, ORE (March 2, 2021) – Cognito, a technology company creating frictionless, modern identity verification, which started in Palo Alto in 2014, has chosen to relocate its headquarters to Sisters, Oregon (pop. 3,003). The company provides identity […]

February 2021 PubTalk: Evan Witte and Remote Locations

February 2021 PubTalk Keynote Speaker: Evan Witte Founder & Managing Director | Battery Ventures Why the Next Generation of Startups Are Remote Relive the February 2021 Central Oregon PubTalk keynote speech given by Evan Witte. Evan gives his insight into why more remote places like Central Oregon are no longer seen as a second-tier location. Check [...]

January 2021 PubTalk: Andrew McCormick and the IPO Wave

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January 2021 PubTalk Keynote Speaker: Andrew McCormick Andrew McCormick | General Counsel & Secretary | Laird Superfood Catching the IPO Wave from Sisters, Oregon Experience Andrew McCormick's keynote speech at the January 2021 Central Oregon PubTalk. Andrew McCormick discusses and gives his insight into the biggest IPO to hit Central Oregon in years. Check out other [...]

Pinnacle Architecture: Celebrating 30 Years in Central Oregon

Pinnacle Architecture

Bend, Ore., December 16, 2020 – Celebrating 30 years in Central Oregon, Pinnacle Architecture’s mission is to design places that enhance lives and community. The firm provides planning, architecture and interior design services for education, multi-family housing, healthcare, senior living, and social service projects. It prides itself on its solid reputation for integrity, collaboration and […]

Kernutt Stokes: Oregon CPA Firm Grows in Central Oregon While Celebrating 75 Years

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Bend, Ore. – December 15, 2020: Celebrating 75 years, Kernutt Stokes is the sixth-largest CPA firm in Oregon with offices in Bend, Corvallis, Eugene, and Lake Oswego. Priding itself on the longevity of its team, the firm is comprised of 12 partners, 65+ CPAs, and 90+ staff. Kernutt became a part of the Central Oregon […]

Bend Sauce: A Local Family’s Journey into the Chipotle Sauce Industry

Bend, Ore., December 13, 2020 – Family owned and operated, Bend Sauce is a small batch chipotle sauce and seasonings company based in Bend. Handcrafted with organic Chipotle peppers from a family farm in New Mexico and Jacobsen Salt from the Oregon coast, this chipotle sauce delivers a unique balance of flavor and heat for […]

November 2020 PubTalk: Todd Laurence on Sales and Marketing

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November 2020 PubTalk Keynote Speaker: Todd Laurence Todd Laurence | Managing Director | Thimble Peak Advisors What Every Founder Needs to Know About Sales and Marketing At the November 2020 Central Oregon PubTalk, we heard from Todd Laurence as he discussed what every founder needs to know about selling and marketing. Check out the full [...]

Early Stage Finalists Advancing to BVC

Early Stage Finalists advancing to BVC

EDCO ANNOUNCES THE FIVE EARLY STAGE FINALISTS PRESENTING AT THE 17TH ANNUAL BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE OCTOBER 15-16 BEND, Ore. – September 25, 2020 – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) announced the top five Early Stage finalists advancing to the 17th Annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) on Thursday, October 15 – Friday, October 16, 2020. […]