The next step toward making Portland the most awesome place in the world to start and run your software business. We're here to keep you informed about the City's initiative to promote and enhance our local software industry.

Mentoring & Learning pilot program: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=3956973&trk=anet_ug_hm

Meeting Info

Meetings vary by sub-group (Financing, Knowledge Network or Mentoring), join the mailing lists to get updates.


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    Travis Cannon

    An engineer with an MBA and a passion for entrepreneurship.

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    Reid Beels

    Designer, developer, geonerd, community organizer, and generally nice guy. Works on @calagator, @osbridge, @wherecamppdx, @paydici, & more.

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    Audrey Eschright

    Writer, photographer, programmer, geek

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    Christie Koehler

    Software engineer, community organizer, yoga nerd, vegan, queer, buddhist, Mozillian, co-founder of the Stumptown Syndicate and Open Source Bridge co-chair.

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    Amy Farrell ☕

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    Warren Harrison

    Chair, Department of Computer Science, Portland State University

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    Selena Deckelmann

    free and open source software, databases, postgresql, fun. A lady.

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    Bryan Jacobson

    IBM Linux Technology Center, interests include: Agile, Linux, Ubuntu, Android, Mobile, Web, Social, SciFi, Movies, Books, Games, Twitter, AI, Natural Language, eLearning, PDX11, and walking on the beach at sunset. Could coach/mentor on Agile.

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    Betsy Richter

    Betsy is the VP of Technical Services at Kavi Corporation. And since she's a typical PDXer with side projects, she also hosts the Redoing Media show (@redoingmedia on Twitter), streaming live on Thursdays at 2 pm on cascadia.fm.

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    Craig Fisk

    @craigfisk. mobile, #GOAP (http://geeksonaplane.com), 汉语, Deutsch, 日本語, le français. Startups: Picocosmos and Stringbook (http://blog.picocosmos.net/index.php/about) < co-founded Gaia Software, mobile enterprise applications company < Intel software platforms and tools.

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    Jesse Cooke

    climber, fighter, lover, son, brother, and something called n-tier engineer

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    Peter Banka

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    John Lee

    Tenant Leasing Consultant - I help tech firms find their PERFECT office space! I also play guitar, drink tasty local beer, and complain about the weather on a regular basis.

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    Daniel Johnson

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    Rob Bednark

    Software Developer

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    Jacob Helwig

    All-around geek

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    Chris Harder

    Manager at the Portland Development Commission

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    Andrew Ettinger

    Co-founder and CTO of InGrid Solutions, a company that provides field automation software to the trades.

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    Mike Stanojev

    Business consultant with an interest in mobile/web start-ups

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    Amy Dubin

    Amy has been working in the creative tech field for over 25 years and as an entrepreneur for 10. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the table in terms of strategic use of business, technical and creative resources. She received her bachelor's in Cinema from Ohio State University and loves to direct, thus spawning the name of her current company, Ringleader Communications.