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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

Kernutt Stokes

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. […]

MOVE: TJP Engineering Brings Aquatic Ecosystems to Life

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TJP Engineering works with zoos, aquariums and marine parks across the globe, designing and engineering large-scale, custom aquatic systems. In early 2019 TJP decided that a move to southern Deschutes County would be beneficial for both their company and their employees. Early on TJP reached out to EDCO, who introduced them to tax incentive programs, […]

GROW: BASX Solutions Expansion in Redmond

BASX solutions breaking ground

BASX Solutions is an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of high-efficiency data center cooling solutions, cleanroom systems, custom HVAC solutions, and more. Headquartered in Redmond since 2014, BASX has customers across the U.S. and around the globe. They recently broke ground on a new 75,000 square foot building expansion, allowing the company to consolidate its operations while substantially increasing their manufacturing capacity.   Their […]

Credit Associates: Committed to Supporting Our Community

Bend, Ore. – September 8, 2020:  Established in 2000, Credit Associates is a local debt collections agency that takes a unique consultative approach to recover past-due accounts. Through their proprietary processes, they’ve found that when people are treated with dignity and respect, outcomes are favorable for all. Their motto is “Protecting What You’ve Built” for […]