PIE issues Call for Startups focused on unhoused, house insecure

Startup accelerator also plans educational programming to inspire next generation of startups March 1, 2022 — PORTLAND, Ore. — PIE, a nonprofit startup accelerator, today announced a “Call for Startups” to encourage companies focused on providing solutions for the unhoused, the house insecure, and/or the service providers supporting those populations — or products which can … Continue reading PIE issues Call for Startups focused on unhoused, house insecure

REMINDER: Join our Discord for a Q&A session

During this PIE application period — which closes on March 14 — we've been running a series of Ask Me Anything sessions on a variety of platforms, like Crowdcast, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube, to name a few. It's all part of an effort to ensure that we're available to answer your questions and ensure … Continue reading REMINDER: Join our Discord for a Q&A session

Applications for PIE 2022 are now open

The wait is over. Well, the wait to apply, anyway. Today, as promised, PIE has opened its application process for the 2022 cohorts of PIE, PIE Consumer, and PIE Shop. Applications will remain open until March 14, 2022, at 11:59PM Pacific Time. There will be no extensions, this year. Feel like you need some more … Continue reading Applications for PIE 2022 are now open

Portland Business Journal: Applications open next week for PIE’s 2022 virtual program

“Unfortunately, what we have all learned in dealing with a global pandemic is everyone is juggling way more stuff than even the busiest people are used to juggling. … My biggest mistake last time around was missing the fact that mentors were going through the same thing,” Turoczy said. This meant mentors who are typically … Continue reading Portland Business Journal: Applications open next week for PIE’s 2022 virtual program

Twitter Spaces: Startup Accelerators 🚀

I'll be hosting a Twitter Spaces session on startup accelerators on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at 4:00PM Pacific Time. It's an "Ask Me Anything" format so feel free to come with questions about startup accelerators or PIE. For more information or to stay in the loop on future community events, join PIE + Portland startup … Continue reading Twitter Spaces: Startup Accelerators 🚀

PIE AMA II: This time, it’s about applications

By the time we host our next virtual "Ask Me Anything" session on PIE, the applications for the program will be open. Have questions about the application, itself? Looking for some guidance and tips on submitting the best application possible? Curious if it's worth your time to fill out the application? Show up Feb 15, … Continue reading PIE AMA II: This time, it’s about applications

REMINDER: Questions about accelerator programs? Join our Q&A, this week

Whether you're actively considering PIE as your startup accelerator or simply wondering if it's worth it for your startup to engage in an accelerator program, you've likely got questions. Maybe it's about the benefits. Maybe it's about the expectations. Maybe it's about what the day-to-day is like. Whatever the case, we want to get you … Continue reading REMINDER: Questions about accelerator programs? Join our Q&A, this week