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Q&A with Mike Williamson, General Manager, Paladin Data Corporation

BEND, Ore. – September 9th, 2015 – Mike Williamson, General Manager of Paladin Data Corporation, shrugs his shoulders when asked how Paladin will celebrate 35 years of business. “We might have to find a great pizza recipe and fire up that pizza oven in the break room.” No small accomplishment, Paladin has been getting things right […]

$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 […]