Dear Fellow Entrepreneurs,

Time fly’s and July is just half gone ?  We hope your business is thriving and you’re enjoying the great. alibeit hot, weather !

Ready to meet and network at the Marriott downtown on Wednesday the 26th?  Our in-person meetings bring new people often and if we have not seen you for some time know that you’re missed…..Consider putting a meeting or more on your calendar, at 6:30 pm. 

Please RSVP at the meetup site. People need to know that you’re attending.  Have you thought about bringing a friend or colleague ?

Meet us in the lounge (Facing del Alma) and enjoy some food or drink and get ready for some great conversations. We will be in the corner area not the long table, per some requests.

Are there some specific information your wanting to assist your business ? Drop us a line and let’s focus our monthly newsletter.

For this month’s updates we have;

  1.    5 New rules for Startups… interesting changes
  2.    Automating Your Customer Journey
  3.    Lean Startup course, applicable for everyone
  4.    Ready to take an AI course for free ?
  5.    Need an employee, one of our members is looking, meet Peter Conerly
  6.     Looking for funding  from any source and with free access ?

Quote of the day: Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail. Confucius

Speaking of self-improvement, ready for some new opportunities ?

The 5 New Rules of Startups, from INC.

Say goodbye to the hero entrepreneur and one-size-fits-all. Say hello to flexible, committed teams, and taking mass customization to a new level.

This is an interesting take on the changes in part brought about by AI and more. For the full article go to: /the-five-new-rules-of-startups.

The summary is in  5 quotes:

Learn How To:

Run experiments, pivot and remain lean and innovative while ethically serving customers and prioritizing social impact.

Use the value proposition canvas to map out your customers’ pains, gains, and jobs to be done.

Create and test hypotheses to refine the value proposition of your social enterprise or initiative.

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Ready for understanding the awesome potential of AI…… how about a free coursera course ?

Peter Conerly is a software engineer that moved to Corvallis last year. He’s looking for a full-time role doing full-stack web development, especially if it involves python or javascript. You can contact him at, or browse his portfolio at­

If your firm needs more money to scale or more, is an excellent source. The platform is coming out of beta mode and available to founders, at no charge. The funders are international in scope, from private, public, and commercial sources, and its industry agnostic. A real opportunity for any founder to find the right people, in your industry who are interested in seeing you succeed, with funding.