OBI & OTRADI February 2024 Newsletter

OBI Client Company Wins

stacked rocks

Sirona Dx

PDX Pharmaceuticals

Hemex Health


Learn more about OBI’s 32 startups by visiting our website!

Angel Oregon Life & Bioscience

Back for its third year, Oregon Entrepreneurs Network‘s Angel Oregon Life & Bioscience (AOBIO) presents its education and investment program for life and bioscience startups. OBI is a proud partner of this program, which combines:

The format has changed slightly from past years, with an even stronger focus on investment readiness. More details can be found on Oregon Entrepreneurs Network website –> Registration is now open. Don’t miss it!

Startup Business Essentials

Oregon Entrepreneurs Network has brought back its popular Startup Business Essentials program for entrepreneurs. Enroll in the 5-part series to gain support, insight, and guidance from thought leaders and successful founders.

You may be wondering if your startup is a good fit for this program. All the details are available here, including who might benefit most from Startup Business Essentials.

Registration for the cohort starting March 4 is now open.

Pacific Northwest Pitch Opportunities

Life Science Innovation Northwest

Poster Presentations are an excellent opportunity for early-stage entrepreneurs, research teams, and startups to have one-on-one conversations with other experts in your industry, get feedback about your ideas, and answer questions about your research or work. It could even lead to finding your next investor, employee, or employer!

Seattle Angel Conference

The Seattle Angel Conference (SAC) is a program for growing the startup and angel investor ecosystems in the greater Seattle area. Attend workshops, register your startup in the conference, or inquire about whether Angel Investing is for you. Offers startup workshops, investor conferences, or participate with your company.

Flywheel Investment Conference

Don’t miss out as hundreds of investors, founders, and professionals come together to connect, learn, and develop resources for building companies.

Pitch Oregon

The deadline has passed to apply for the Pitch Oregon investment, but show your support and meet other entrepreneurs and investors by attending Pitch Oregon in April.

Do you have pitch opportunities or other events to share with our
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Upcoming Events

NIH, OCTRI, and OBI Webinar: Entrepreneurial Support
to Advance Your Small Business Health Innovations
February 21, 2024 | 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Free – register here


ITHS Biomedical Innovation Fireside Chat Series
February 22, March 7, April 18, May 2 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Free – register here


OBI Lunch & Learn: IP Law for Scientists
March 6, 2024 | 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Free – register here


OBI Accelerate Happy Hour Networking + 
Fireside Chat: Bioethics and Healthcare Decision-Making
March 7, 2024 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.
OBI Event Space – Portland
Space is limited – register soon!