Why Attend?

Getting Here

CATALYZE RURAL 2020: Overview

Keynote Speaker

Seth Tibbott, Founder & Chairman of Tofurky

Hear Seth share his inspiring story about how he started his food business with only $2500 while living in a treehouse in rural Oregon and how he grew it to estimated annual revenue of $40M. 

Special Message

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden

Senator Wyden will deliver a special video message about the importance of rural startups on Oregon’s innovation & entrepreneurship economy.

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Pitch Fest 2020 – Global Impact Judges

Pitch Fest 2020 – Global Impact Judges

Milena Johnson

Seed Fund Analyst

Cascade Seed Fund

Jon Maroney

General Partner

Oregon Venture Fund

Angela Jackson

Co-Managing Director

Portland Seed Fund

Josh Carter

Josh Carter


1859 Ventures

Nitin Rai

Managing Director

Elevate Capital

Seth Tibbott

Founder & Chairman


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