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|Articles - November 2011|
|Wednesday, October 19, 2011|
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Another purpose of the fund is to develop a spirit of camaraderie and collaboration to invigorate the startup scene in Portland. Since the inaugural class of eight companies was announced July 19, the selected entrepreneurs have been working in an atmosphere that’s part boot camp, part summer camp, meeting weekly on the central eastside, pooling resources and ideas, soaking up advice and concepts from mentors, investors and peers.
For the selected entrepreneurs, the seed fund process has brought an infusion of money, ideas and connections. “The money definitely helps,” says LaunchSide CEO Nathan Taggart. “People ask, ‘What can you really do with $25,000?’ Well, you can do a lot… But the introductions and the relationships have been worth even more to us than the money.”
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