Past Meetup

Portland Startup Co-Founder 101, with Starve Ups Accelerator

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Do you have an idea for a technology company, but don't have all of the skills necessary to bring the company into reality? Then join us for Startup Co-Founder 101 event.

This event begins with a workshop to help aspiring founders understand what to look for in a co-founder, and effectively pitch their startup idea to prospective co-founders. Then, attendees speed-pitch their idea to other attendees, based on the type of co-founder they are looking for and industries they are interested in. Join us for a fun night where you can build the team to make your business happen!

Our special speaker for this event will be John Freiss (Executive Director & Board Member, Starve Ups Accelerator (

Who Should Attend?

- Anyone who is starting or planning to start a technology company

- Anyone who is interested in co-founding or joining the team of an early stage technology company

- Anyone interesting in learning how co-founder arrangements typically work

What is the Agenda?

- Welcome and Socializing

- Overview of "What to Look for in a Co-Founder"

- Overview of "How to Effectively Pitch Your Idea" for Potential Co-Founders

- Workshop on how to contruct a simple co-founder pitch

- Co-Founder Speed Networking Session

- Discussion and Drinks at a Local Bar or Restaurant

This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit


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