OEN News13 Companies Selected to Proceed to the Next Round in OEN’s Angel Oregon Fall 2014 Program

OEN's Angel OregonThirteen companies have made the first cut in OEN’s Angel Oregon Fall 2014 Investment Program and will proceed to compete in the next round.

Hailing from Portland, Hillsboro, Clackamas, Albany, and Eugene, the companies represent a wide range of sectors—including mobile, internet/web services, biotech, healthcare services, fashion, consumer products, transportation, clean technology, software, and food & beverage.

From 38 applications, these 13 companies have survived the first cut and will be presenting to OEN’s Angel Oregon investors to compete in the next round. On October 14, up to six semifinalists will compete to be one of three finalists selected to contend for the investment award—historically around $75,000. The winner will be announced on November 11.

The 13 companies currently in the running for our Fall Investment award are as follows:

BIOMIO (Portland/Software)
“BIOMIO offers a 3rd Party Biometrics Authentication Service (API) which works with any application or device.”

BT Biotech (Eugene/Biotechnology)
“We are a point of care, medical device company with a technology that makes medical testing simple, accessible, and affordable.”

Changewear (Portland/Fashion)
“Changewear is One Bra Unlimited. A patented bra with a pocket system and removable color inserts (Colorfils®) which allows for unlimited customization.”

DreamPath (Portland/Internet & Web Services)
“Turn-by-turn navigation for your career.”

Eliot’s Adult Nut Butters (Portland/Food & Beverage)
“A savory-flavored nut butter company striving to deliver the most flavorful nut butters you have ever had. Our bolder flavors will push this category forward.”

FINEX Cast Iron Cookware Co. (Portland/Consumer Products)
“Our vision is for a modern heirloom quality cast iron skillet in every kitchen and to provide the finest American-made cookware imaginable.”

HealthSaas, Inc. (Clackamas/Internet & Web Services)
“The HealthSaaS Platform connects data from home based medical devices to provide clinically relevant information to help clinicians reduce hospital admissions.”

Homeschool Technical Apparel (Portland/Consumer Products)
“Homeschool creates the most durable highly breathable outerwear available. Keeping you warm and dry from the inside out.”

HydroStar USA (Hillsboro/Clean Technology)
“Enabling a clean hydrogen industry with low cost systems and safe, clean electrolyte; hydrogen without the carbon and safety concerns.”

nseXtreme (Albany/Mobile)
“Most Exciting Mobile Software Platform facilitating enhanced competition for Adrenaline Sports Enthusiasts — GoPro plus plus a whole lot more!”

SavorSearch (Portland/Food & Beverage)
“A breakthrough online B2B service directly connecting buyers and sellers in the multi-billion dollar artisanal food and drink product industry.”

Theme Dragon/Stat Dragon (Portland/Business Services)
“StatDragon is a Saas solution that helps businesses successfully navigate the complicated world of video marketing to increase their ROI and marketing impact.”

Works Electric (Portland/Transportation)
“Makers of the world’s best performing portable electric vehicle.”


About Angel Oregon:

OEN’s Angel Oregon is the premier investment program in the Northwest for angel investors and early-stage entrepreneurs. Since 2005, 494 companies have applied to compete for investment. From 2005 until Spring 2014, over $2.9 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 700 jobs have been created. Learn more.

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