Schedule

Speakers

Why Attend?

Getting Here

CATALYZE RURAL 2020: Overview

… the finale event of …

Watch local entrepreneurs pitch their startups to a panel of Oregon’s top investors!

Celebrate with 19 startups graduating from our Scale Your Startup pre-accelerator series.

Mingle with investors from around the State of Oregon.

Over $6,000 in cash and in-kind services given away!

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Meet our sponsors!
Learn more about our speakers!
See why you should attend!

We will announce the final local impact startups on Thursday, June 11th.

Interested in presenting at PitchFest 2020? Applications are still open!

Apply to Pitch!

We will announce the final global impact (early stage) startups on Thursday, June 11th.

Interested in presenting at PitchFest 2020? Applications are still open!

Apply to Pitch!

We will announce the final global impact (growth stage) startups on Thursday, June 11th.

Interested in presenting at PitchFest 2020? Applications are still open!

Apply to Pitch!

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

Principal

1859 Ventures

Nitin Rai

Managing Director

Elevate Capital

Seth Tibbott

Founder & Chairman

Tofurkey

Investors, Funds, & Lenders Attending

Investors, Funds, & Lenders Attending

Planning on attending for your funding organization? Email Corey Wright at corey@oregonrain.org to add your logo to this list.

Photos & Videos from PitchFest 2019

A big thank you to our sponsors!

Sponsorships still available! Please email Caroline Cummings at caroline@oregonrain.org.

Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Event Sponsors

A shout-out to our funders!

This event is made possible by funding from the following:

Adair Village, Albany, Brownsville, Canyon City, Coburg, Creswell, Florence, Halsey, Harrisburg, John Day, Lebanon, Lowell, Monroe, Oakridge, Philomath, Prairie City, Sweet Home, Veneta, Grant County, Lane County, Linn County, Benton County, Oregon Community Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, and the USDA.

Thank you all for helping build Oregon’s entrepreneurial ecosystem!

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