“ Good turnout and diverse group of entrepreneurs. ”
— Ron F. on Feb 17, 2010.
“ Excellent way to learn all the little things that can trip up aspiring entrepreneurs. This is also a great place to network. ”
— Kacey A. on Nov 17, 2009.
“ As this was only my first meeting, I will have to withhold input until I have a chance to attend a few more and really understand the goals and objectives of this group and the target audience. ”
— Lee J. on Nov 11, 2009.
“ It provides good understanding of the contents and process of building a good business plan. People that haven't yet written a business plan should consider this to get them started. Someone struggling with their business plan would also benefit. ”
— Greg P. on Oct 21, 2009.
“ A great idea to validate your ideas of your own business. Good information about what business needs are. ”
— Brian B. C. on Sep 26, 2009.
“ One of the best parts of this was the questions from entrepreneurs at different stages of their company. This is a great way to learn from others who have been in the same boat. ”
— Darcy R. on Sep 22, 2009.
“ sales is a practice (like law and medicine), and practice makes perfect. ”
— David M. on Sep 22, 2009.
“ A diverse group of entrepreneurs and technology savvy people in a great setting for networking and learning. ”
— David H S. on Sep 18, 2009.
“ You will learn something ”
— Matt S. on Sep 18, 2009.
“ good group of like-minded people ”
— Tulsi R. on Sep 16, 2009.
“ Steve and his group possess a wealth of info gleaned from personal / professional experiences for those interested in starting a business, especially a hi-tech based business. ”
— Scott W. on Sep 15, 2009.
“ Physical resources available. Discussion with people with different and varied experiences. Planning, financial and mentoring resources available. ”
— Lawrence J. H. on Aug 19, 2009.
“ I will look to attend the next meetings ”
— Kevin T. on Jul 1, 2009.
“ Nice to have expertise at hand. ”
— Lyle K. on Jun 29, 2009.
“ Good networking opportunity. Nice to have a peer group. ”
— Steve W. on Jun 2, 2009.
“ The diverse knowledge I gained in nine hours was definitely worth the money. ”
— Michael Z. on Jun 2, 2009.
“ It's one of the places local entrepreneurs can meet and network. And when they're ready, they can join in the OTBC programs. ”
— M. Edward (Ed) B. on May 7, 2009.
“ This is a perfect setting for entrepreneurs to meet other entrepreneurs and learn about topics concerning all startups. I especially like that the setting is small and the speakers are very accessible. ”
— Wayne on Apr 23, 2009.
“ Good variety in the topics. Great forum to watch and select the presentations that are appropriate for you. ”
— John M. on Apr 7, 2009.
“ Lots of people working toward similar goals, at all stages of the game. ”
— Kurt S. on Mar 1, 2009.
“ More info from those who have been through the process is always good. ”
— Lou B. on Feb 25, 2009.
“ Lots of friendly outgoing people from diverse backgrounds. ”
— Micah E. on Jan 24, 2009.
“ It was great just talking with founders, many of them were facing a lot of the issues I to have/had to face, enjoyed hearing their stories. ”
— Stephen C. on Jan 16, 2009.
“ An excellent place to network and learn something. ”
— Cleon Cox I. on Jan 14, 2009.
“ Interesting people and good thoughts for building businesses... ”
— Sharon W. on Jan 10, 2009.
“ Things are happening even during these difficult time. So if anyone wants to ride a wave of success they need to catch the wave and there are many wave to ride with this group. ”
— Manny M. on Jan 8, 2009.
“ To be stimulated with new ideas and learn lessons of what works in a startup. ”
— Daniel P. on Jan 6, 2009.
“ $650 is less than $30K. ”
— Ron A. on Dec 9, 2008.
“ Steve Morris really cares about entrepreneurs - and the good they do the economy, society as well as the jobs they create. ”
— Mark P. on Nov 25, 2008.
“ cross-section of people / information / topics - always worth attending ”
— Amy B. on Nov 12, 2008.
“ A 'must-see' series if and when it repeats! I'm looking forward to seeing the "Your Blog - you built it, now how do you get those readers to show up?" in the archives. ”
— Cary S. on Nov 11, 2008.
“ One of the best seminars I've been to in recent years. Speaker was able to articulate his ideas and send attendees out with a plan. ”
— Ty S. on Mar 12, 2008.
“ This was an excellent cultural, social, and professional event. Fostering more collaboration and trade with Japan in the information technology sector would be very beneficial to Oregon. I believe there will be many positive ripples in our pond as a result of this event. ”
— Brian S. on Feb 22, 2008.
“ My main reason for attending was to be surrounded by like-minded people and that seemed to be the case so I plan on continuing to attend these events. ”
— Lance P. on Nov 28, 2007.
“ I find paying for multiple lunches extremely cumbersome. If I sign up for 2 people, I have to pay for each person individually. I I want to sign up for a series of lunches, I have to sign up for each individual lunch. Perhaps you have it set up so people can accomplish what I am trying to do, but your staff is not knowledgable about how to make this easier and less time consuming for people. Thanks! Helen ”
— Helen on Oct 17, 2007.
“ Useful, an automated email reminder about the meeting and location would be good. ”
— Owen G. on Jul 13, 2007.
“ First time I attended but I want to attend more events. Thanks. ”
— Antony F. on Jul 12, 2007.
“ It was a productive and helpful meeting. I would be interested in access to contact information for the presenters and attendees of the meeting as a networking opportunity. ”
— Laer H. on Jul 12, 2007.
“ This was another excellent presentation.Thank you! ”
— vasilios A. on Jun 19, 2007.
“ First time-- presentations were well organized & presnters were knowldgable on their respective topics ”
— Steve B. on May 10, 2007.
“ Good idea Steve! ”
— Mark O. on Apr 24, 2007.