November 15, 2017

Tony Arnerich Featured as Keynote Speaker at the Bend Venture Conference

Tony Arnerich was featured as the Social Impact Keynote speaker at the Bend Venture Conference, the largest Angel Conference in the Pacific Northwest. The event took place on October 19-20, 2017 in beautiful downtown Bend at the historic Tower Theatre. Tony discussed the transition from private wealth management to impact investing, and led into the Social Impact competition on Thursday afternoon to an audience of 600 investors, entrepreneurs, and fund managers.

 The 14th Annual Bend Venture Conference is a driving force for entrepreneurship in Oregon, with two of its three categories open only to Oregon and Central Oregon companies. The conference awarded $1.65 million in cash and investments to eight companies at this year’s event, and has awarded over $7.6 million to 30 companies over its last four years.

Watch the Bend Venture Conference Highlight Reel here:

You can watch Tony’s complete keynote talk here:

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