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Monthly Meetup for Social Change:  Fun – Interactive – Networking 2.0

Social Entrepreneurs Meetup

When:
Third Thursdays
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where:
Hatch Innovation
2420 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97201

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Welcome to the Portland Metro community of social entrepreneurs. We invite all Entrepreneurs, Freelancers, Micro-Business Owners and Changemakers to join us for networking, support and creating social impact in the Portland Metro area.

  • Meet an amazing diversity of entrepreneurs.
  • Network in small groups.
  • Share your ideas and get feedback.
  • Bring something to offer.
  • Bring something to ask.

Simple but Powerful Networking

Whether you are an introvert or extrovert, we’ve got a networking event you’ll enjoy. Rather than trying to face a room full of strangers, we break into small groups and follow a fast-paced but effective process which allows everyone to get to know at least eight to ten attendees.

In your small group, you’ll get 5 minutes to share:

  • Your name and what you do.
  • Ask for something you need help with (contacts, answer a question, find resources, anything except solicit money).
  • Offer something you can help others with (everyone can do something).

After everyone has shared, we change tables. The process repeats 3 or 4 times so you get to meet multiple groups of intelligent, motivated people and get feedback on your idea.

Register now and reserve your spot!

Read our latest news

Apply by December 1st for the Elevating Impact Pitch Fest

Work with expert coaches and pitch your social enterprise to hundreds of changemakers on February 13th in Portland, OR, at the Elevating Impact Summit. Eligible ventures are for-profit, nonprofit, or hybrid, and use business tools to address a major social or environmental problem. Ventures may be at the concept, launch, or growth stage. Apply now.

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