2016 Winterim



For more detailed information, please see the 2016 Winterim Overview.

Schedule

Monday, January 11:

8:00 am to 9:00 am Breakfast, Orientation and Group Assignments: Albany 218
9:00 am to 10:00 am Irving Levin - Life Viewed Through an Entrepreneur’s Lens
10:00 am to 10:30 am Pitch Group Work Time (PGWT)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm Gregg Mindt - Speak the Same Language as Your Investors: Financials
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm Lunch and PGWT: Albany 218
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Mark Dahl & Elaine Hirsch - Researching Trends and Opportunities:
Using Library Resources for Pitch Development: Library Resources
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Jed Emerson - Choosing Impact: An Interview with Jed Emerson
Evening PGWT and Dinner

Tuesday, January 12:

8:00 am to 9:00 am Breakfast: Albany 218
9:00 am to 11:00 am Jed Emerson - Serious Capital for Serious Impact:
Mobilizing Capital and Leadership for Sustained Change
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Q&A, and PGWT
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch and PGWT: Albany 218
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Lauren Wallace - Perfecting the Pitch
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm PGWT with Mentors
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Winterim Celebration Dinner: Diane Gregg Memorial Pavilion

Wednesday, January 13:

7:30 am to 8:00 am Breakfast: Albany 218
8:00 am to 12:00 pm Site Visit: B-Line: Sustainable Urban Delivery
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch: Albany 218
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PGWT
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Sara Conte - Targeting Your Customer and Branding Your Startup
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm PGWT

Thursday, January 14:

8:00 am to 9:00 am Breakfast: Albany 218
9:00 am to 11:00 am Michelle Lantow - Hardcore Productivity and Decision-Making
11:00 am to 12:00 pm PGWT
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch and PGWT: Albany 218
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Abel Navarrete - The Ripple Effect of Corporate Responsibility
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm PGWT with Mentors

Friday, January 15:

8:00 am to 9:00 am Breakfast: Albany 218
9:00 am to 11:30 am Pitch Group final preparations
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Lunch and further work time: Albany 218
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm Pitch Competition
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Networking Event: Diane Gregg Memorial Pavilion

Judges

  • Justin Curzi: Business Consultant and Financier; Early Stage Seed / Angel Investor
  • Starla Goff: Sr. Vice President and Board Member for the Paulson Investment Company
  • Steven Hopkins: President, Thrifty Auto Suply, Thrifty Golf Supply, and Oxbow Nursery
  • Cliff Johnson: Co-founder of Vacasa, a home/condo rental and management website with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Board member of MAPLE, a microfinance non profit.
  • Jim Huston: Executive Director of Portland Seed Fund
  • Linda Weston: President and Executive Director of Oregon Entrepreneurs Network

Mentors

  • Sara Conte: (See above)
  • Stephen Fox: Co-founder & Director at: Drink Water, a brand / initiative protesting “energy drinks;” and, Traverse Agency, a social marketing creative agency.
  • Brent Hutchings: Private equity investor and CEO of North River Boats. Lewis & Clark alumnus with experience in manufacturing and health care.
  • Ian Lombard: Managing Partner of Skyline Capital, a Portland based venture growth investment fund focused on the sportswear industry.
  • Marilyn Loy: Lewis and Clark Trustee and alumna. President of Kubla Khan Foods. Specializations include global design collaboration and supply chain management.
  • Gregg Mindt: Executive Director, Young Entrepreneurs Business Week, former Executive Director of Transitional Youth and Principle of The Mindt Group
  • Lauren Wallace: Attorney, Tonkon Torp. Board member of Oregon Entrepreneur Network and former chair of Angel Oregon. Mentor in Portland Seed Fund. Lewis & Clark Law School graduate. Board member of Girls, Inc. and local Planned Parenthood