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Founders Live PDX

August 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an incredible summer evening at GRAYBOX, our new location, as you hang with other entrepreneurs and hear from 5 awesome PDX startups.

Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the globe where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award, but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more about their product or service. So bring your friends and coworkers, grab some food and drink, get to know your local entrepreneurs and vote for what you think will be the next big thing… built in Portland.


ALL PRESENTERS EARN GOOGLE CLOUD CREDITS – As a benefit of our partnership with Google Cloud, early-stage startups within our network can gain access to the Google’s Cloud for Startups Program. This includes between $3,000 and $100,000 in Cloud and Firebase credit, access to Google engineers for office hours, in-depth 1:1 architecture reviews, and invitations to local startup events. Please go to Google’s Cloud for Startups Program for more information and to get started.

ALL PRESENTERS EARN $5,000 TOWARDS AWS HOSTING – Founders Live has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide an incredible offer for startups pitching at a Founders Live event. “Amazon Web Services provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with resources they need to get started on AWS.” We are excited to announce ALL presenting companies who are chosen to give their 99-second pitch at a Founders Live event receive $5,000 credit towards their web hosting on Amazon.

OUR WINNER’S PACKAGE now includes $20K in GOOGLE CLOUD CREDITS, plus GRAYBOX consulting services valued at $2,000. That’s winnings worth $27,000!


Date: Wed., September 18th, 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: GRAYBOX
Cost: $0-$10 (FREE through this Friday)
(Contact number if can’t get into the building: 503-828-2537)


6pm: Food, drinks, and networking
7pm: Pitches start
8pm: More food, drinks, and networking!

Pitch Companies: TBD


GRAYBOX logo - Founders Live PDX / Portland


August 27, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


107 SE Washington St Ste 700
Portland, OR 97214
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