Three Bend Companies In The Running For $200,000 Investment

7Even Dynamics, ColorKitchen, Ripclear in the running to win over $200,000 in funding
as part of OEN’s Angel Oregon Program

Bend, OR – February 10, 2017 – Oregon Entrepreneurs Network recently announced the 18 early-stage companies to make the quarterfinals of their 2017 Angel Oregon Program, with three of the hopefuls based locally in Bend, Oregon. The below companies will compete for a spot in the semifinals, with the next round of cuts to be announced February 22nd. A wide range of sectors are represented in the program, including: consumer products, food & beverage, education, biotech, software, cleantech, marketing, retail, medical devices, real estate, media, and healthcare.

The winner of the investment (which has historically ranged between $200,000 to $300,000) will be awarded April 27th during OEN’s Angel Oregon Showcase.

The three competing Bend companies are:

  • 7Even Dynamics, Inc. — “We re-invent the shoe.”
  • ColorKitchen — “Naturally vibrant food colors and artificial dye-free, plant-based, and non-GMO decorative kits for the health-conscious home-baker and bakeries.”
  • Ripclear — “Ripclear lens protectors are a patented thin film technology that protects eyewear lenses & meets ANSI Z87 military rated clarity. Screen protectors for lenses.”

The remaining companies in the running are:

  • BG Reynolds LLC — “BG Reynolds is the trusted brand for an incredible cocktail experience, and adventure in every glass!”
  • CMS Global — “We provide Global access to quality education for everyone!”
  • Costanoan Biotechnologies — “Costanoan Biotechnologies lets life science researchers find the right needle in a stack of needles, making drug discovery and production faster and cheaper.”
  • EcoPro Polymers — “Provides formaldehyde-free, safe and sustainable adhesives for interior wood products by removing toxic formaldehyde from interior air.”
  • Gift 2 Grow — “Beautifully simple SaaS marketing automation platform designed specifically for independent professionals and local businesses.”
  • Happy Smiles For Kids — “Unique hand-crafted Stuffed dolls for hospital and military children/teens/adults- for sale individually or in large quantities.”
  • Madorra — “Madorra has the first non-hormonal, non-invasive medical device to treat vaginal atrophy in post-menopausal women.”
  • — “We revolutionize apartment hunting by instantly matching renters to homes they qualify for so they can move in today!”
  • OmniAlly Digital Solutions — “Your Partner in Complete Visual Communication Solutions.”
  • OpConnect — “OpConnect operates a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that manages electric car chargers made by a number of manufacturers to help charger owners maximize revenue.”
  • Outdoor Project — “With 5.5 MILLION users and 700% year-over-year growth, the fastest growing website in the U.S. for outdoor recreation and travel.”
  • Pixameter — “PixaMed is an intelligent imaging platform that delivers skin lesion measurement, analysis, tracking, and documentation using a mobile device.”
  • Prefeye — “Retailer B2B preference recommendation platform.  Preference matching people to products based on individual preferences of taste, style, fit, look and feel.”
  • Rooted Recovery — “Rooted Recovery is uprooting the barriers that keep people sick by reinventing the ways people access and receive treatment.”
  • Zembula — “Zembula is a SaaS company that empowers brands to easily create fun and engaging experiences that drive 7x the click through rates and 7x the time spent.”
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