New Relic Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

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Portland Startup Weekend is proud to announce one of this years event sponsors, New Relic!

New Relic is a software analytic company that helps condense their customer’s data to help them make better business decisions. With their comprehensive SaaS-based solutions, they are able to consolidate the monitoring data and see real customer interactions. New Relic then provides their customers with the information necessary to improve their business.

New Relic believes that knowing your customer better will make for improved business and that in order to do this, businesses need to see what their customers are doing with their software.

Thank you New Relic for the support in this year’s Portland Startup Weekend! Please visit their website or follow them on Twitter @newrelic to learn more!

Code Guild Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

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Portland Startup Weekend is pleased to announce Code Guild as one of our returning sponsors for this years event!

A Portland based company, Code Guild offers immersive training programs to their students to provide them with the tools they need to be successful developers. Code Guilds classes teach Python, SQL and the basics of CSS, HTML and JavaScript. With small class sizes offered, students receive individualized attention, allowing for a better education on the programs offered.

We greatly appreciate the support of Code Guild! To learn more about them, please follow them on twitter @PDXCodeGuild or visit their website

TiE Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend


Portland Startup Weekend is happy to welcome back TiE as one of this year’s silver event sponsors!

TiE is a non-profit, global community that believes in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship. TiE uses their 5-pillar system of mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding to help reach their goal of building better entrepreneurial communities.

Founded in 1992, TiE is currently the world’s largest entrepreneurial organization. Through TiEs global connections, they work on bringing international benefits and foreign investments to the entrepreneurial communities throughout Oregon.

Thank you TiE for your continued support of Portland Startup Weekend! To get involved or to learn more, please visit their website or follow them on twitter @tiesv.

Scratch It Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

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We are pleased to announce Scratch It as one of Portland Startup Weekends gold event sponsors!

Scratch It is the leader in reveal marketing, which combines curiosity and psychology to increase conversion and interest for businesses. Through their platform, which is used to design, build and host reveal marketing messages, Scratch It has made it simple for non-technical marketers to use reveal marketing strategies.

Scratch It provides the ability to present your voice in a way that stands out from others. Their innovative technology has been used by many large corporations around the world including Travelocity, Sandals and Lenovo.

Thank you Scratch It for your support in this year’s Portland Startup Weekend. Please visit their website and follow them on Twitter @Scratchit.

Puppet Labs Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

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Portland Startup Weekend is pleased to announce one of this year’s gold event sponsors, Puppet Labs!

Puppet Labs makes IT automation software for system administrators, to allow them to have more free time to work on valuable things for their company. Their software can make quick and repeatable changes that automatically insure consistent system and device updates. Puppet Labs is an engine for getting the work done repeatedly and quickly. Their mission is to drive the cost of technology change to zero.

Focused on hiring employees with passion, curiosity and intelligence, they strive to make real impacts on their customers lives and companies. Puppet Labs is fast growing, driven and restless.

We appreciate the support of Puppet Labs in this year Portland Startup weekend. To learn more about what they do, please follow then on twitter @puppetlabs or vistit their website


PrestoBox Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

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Portland Startup Weekend is pleased to welcome back one of last years event sponsors, PrestoBox!

As the world’s first automated branding agency, PrestoBox takes the hassle out of early stage branding that many small business face. From using their “Brand Genie” software, users are given recommendations for their brand personality, where they can then easily create their logo, business cards and website.

One of Portland Startup Weekend mentors and Presto Box Co-founder and President, Sara Conte, is seasoned in the entrepreneurial art of “figuring it out” and backed with a Harvard MBA.

We appreciate the continued support of PrestoBox in this year’s Portland Startup Weekend! To see more of what PrestoBox does, please follow them on twitter @PrestoBoxIt or visit them online at


Portland Development Commission Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

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PDX Startup weekend is pleased to announce that Portland DevelopmentCommission (PDC) will be one of this year’sGold event sponsors!

The PDC works to transform Portland into one of the most desirable cities to live and work in through job creation, innovation and by providing economic opportunities all throughout Portland.

Created by Portland Voters in 1958, the PDC is essential in making sure that Portland remains one of the most livable cities in America. It has recently been focusing its energy on investing in programs and projects that have the ability to create opportunities and jobs necessary for the prosperity of Portland.

We would like to thank PDC for its commitment with Startup Weekend Portland and to supporting diversity in the startup community!

Please visit their website at to learn more!    


Portland Seed Fund Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

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We are pleased to announce that Portland Seed Fund has returned again this year as one of our silver event sponsors!

As a privately managed fund and non-resident accelerator, Portland Seed fund is dedicated to building a stronger community by ensuring that emerging companies are equipped with with capital, mentoring and connections necessary for success.

A unique feature differing from other seed funds, the Portland Seed Fund does not take a fixed portion of equity upfront, allowing for the company’s founders to keep more of their business later on. By providing 90-day mentor led program to all of its customers, it sets them up with the knowledge necessary for success, covering everything from fundraising to product development.

Find them on twitter @pdxseedfund or online at

Thank you Portland Seed Fund for your support!

KIND Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend

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Portland Startup Weekend is pleased to announce that KIND has returned as one of our event sponsors!

Aside from making delicious and healthy snacks, the KIND company mission is to spread and celebrate kindness. Believing that no act of kindness is too small, KIND promotes corporate social responsibility by making a collaborative effort between KIND and the community. Every month, KIND gives $10,000 to a cause voted on by the supporters of KIND bars.

“Small act or big, we encourage it – from writing a thank you letter to someone who deserves it to volunteering with an organization you care about. Every day, our community (aka YOU!) brings us one step closer to our goal of making kindness a state of mind.”

To learn more about KIND, please follow them on twitter @KINDSnacks or visit their website

Thank you KIND for your commitment to #PDXSW!

DeskHub to Host Startup Weekend


Startup Weekend is happy to announce that DeskHub will be hosting this November’s event!

DeskHub is a newly opened coworking space, located in the heart of the pearl, on NW 11th and Flanders. The beautiful 3 floor space houses a variety of entrepreneurs and community organizations making it a great place to work and keep up with the pulse of the startup scene.

DeskHub is already on it’s way to becoming a great part of Portland’s community. They host multiple community events and have made a conscious effort to be a space that really caters to entrepreneurs and businesses that are growing.

Thank you, DeskHub, for being this year’s venue sponsor!

We can’t wait to see the great things to come!


334 NW 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97209

(503) 446-2037