1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon 97201

You’re invited to OEN’s Venture Northwest 2008, the Northwest’s premier forum for new and
emerging investment opportunities in exciting companies from Oregon, Washington, and throughout the Pacific Northwest. This year we’ve selected 14 early to late stage investment opportunities pre-screened by an investor-led panel.

Attendees will learn about the region's growth segments, explore new technology and research, and connect with entrepreneurs from the area's hottest emerging companies including nanotech, microtech, bioscience, sustainability and more.

Luncheon Keynote
The luncheon keynote will feature, Dr. Brian Druker, OHSU’s renowned cancer researcher. “Think Out Loud” host, Emily Harris of Oregon Public Broadcasting will interview Dr. Druker about curing cancer in a “fireside chat.”

Success Stories
We will showcase three regional companies:
Insitu, Inc. - CEO Steve Sliwa
nLIGHT - CEO Scott Keeney
Micro Power - CEO Greg Love

Afternoon Keynote
And, OEN's Venture Northwest will feature a keynote presentation on the topic of Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy by entrepreneur and founder of Sycamore Networks, Gururaj ''Desh'' Deshpande presented by TiE Oregon.

This event highlights the best and brightest investment opportunities in the Northwest and is the place to network with exciting emerging businesses, investment firms, and business development representatives.

Register today!

*Portions of OEN's Venture Northwest Program are presented in collaboration with TiE Oregon.

Official Website: http://www.oen.org/events_vnw.aspx

Added by Sarena Regazzoni on October 21, 2008