After extensive review, 14 companies have been chosen to present at OEN’s upcoming Angel Oregon Spring 2014 Showcase, including the three finalists from OEN’s Angel Oregon Spring 2014 Investment Term. The combined applicant pool for both the Showcase and Investment Term was over 100.
OEN’s Angel Oregon Showcase, on April 16 at The Sentinel Hotel (formerly The Governor), will include a special keynote from entrepreneur and award-winning author August Turak; 5-minute pitches from 14 companies, each including a round of questions from an investor panel and from the audience; one-minute pitches from eight other up-and-coming companies; an audience favorite vote; and the formal announcement of our Spring Investment Term winner.
The following companies will be presenting:
Brazi Bites (Portland)
“Brazi Bites is on a mission to share South America’s favorite snacks with the U.S.”
Conscious Box (Portland)
“The mission at Conscious Box is to replace every consumable product in subscribers’ homes with a healthier, more sustainable alternative.”
Red Duck Foods (Eugene)
“When was the last time you were excited about ketchup? Elevate your food with Red Duck’s certified organic ketchup in Classic, Spicy, and Curry flavors.”
“A crowdfunding platform connecting accredited investors with high quality, professionally managed investment real estate.”
“Hallspot is a new social network for college students focusing on the spontaneous nature of college life that saves students money at their favorite businesses.”
“Hiring for home services is time consuming and loaded with uncertainty. We are a virtual concierge for all repairs and maintenance with a single call or click.”
B to B
“Redefine cost of flat panel displays through new backplane manufacturing technology; enable mass production of flexible displays.”
Arria Live Media (Hillsboro)
“Arria Live Media makes professional audio systems intelligent, eliminating expensive hardware and reducing complexity.”
“Droplr is ending the business file-sharing crisis through our simple ‘File to URL’ sharing platform.”
“HcT2 is a Health Tech company that saves hospital systems money while solving one of their most expensive and painful problems: inappropriate staffing.”
Trek Global (Vancouver, WA)
“Trek Global offers business software that streamlines order management, inventory, and financials in a single online offering.”
Investment Term Finalists
Energy Storage Systems Inc. (Portland)
“Energy Storage Systems Inc. is developing a safe, cost-effective, reliable and environmentally friendly all-Iron flow battery technology.”
HoneyComb Corporation (Wilsonville)
“We make farming more efficient & productive using drones.”
“Nouvola offers a disruptive performance analytics solution to help applications scale in the cloud, tapping the $200B cloud services market.”
- ITSPHUN LLC
- Outdoor Project
- Soft Barriers Innovations, Inc.
- Solar Forest International Corp
About Angel Oregon:
Since 2005, 494 companies have applied to compete at Angel Oregon, and 84 were selected to present. In 2013, From 2005 until 2012, $2.3 million has been directly invested through OEN’s Angel Oregon LLC investment award and there have been three favorable exits. Additional investment has been made outside of the LLCs, and more than 740 jobs have been created.