OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards 2011
What does it take to be an OENtrepreneur? An all OENcompassing vision. Unbridled OENthusiasm. Abundant OENergy. And the limitless capacity for starting–and restarting–an unprecedented OENdeavor in the face of daunting odds and seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Join us Wednesday, September 21st at the Hilton Portland Downtown as we recognize this year’s winners of the prestigious OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards. These men and women are second to none in creating jobs, revitalizing our economy, and OENriching our community. And on top of everything else, it’s just a darn OENjoyable evening.
Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Announces Winner of the 2011 OEN Lifetime Achievement Award Gerry Langeler and Finalists for the 18th Annual OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards
Lifetime Achievement Recipient
Gerry Langeler, OVP Venture Partners – www.ovp.com – Portland, OR
OEN Development Stage Company Category
Expressive Labels – www.noskinny.com – Portland, OR
Noskinny provides a unique social shopping experience for bigger teens unlike any other in the mall that makes them the envy of their skinny peers.
Gamma Therapeutics, Inc. – www.gamma-therapeutics.com – Portland, OR
Gamma Therapeutics is an early stage biotechnology venture developing a novel class of solutions for cardiovascular disease diagnostic testing, surgical therapy and military medicine.
Good Clean Love – www.GoodCleanLove.com – Eugene, OR
Good Clean Love is a sexual health company that designs and sells premium quality organic/natural intimacy products and provides educational resources for building healthy relationships.
Working Capital Stage Company Category
Elemental Technologies – www.elementaltechnologies.com – Portland, OR
Elemental Technologies is the leading provider of video processing solutions that help content programmers, service providers and broadcasters deliver video to TVs, PCs, tablets and mobile phones.
Jama Software – www.jamasoftware.com – Portland, OR
Jama Software helps companies build great products – from space rockets to healthcare systems to innovative software. Teams at Fortune 500 companies use Jama’s Web application, Contour, to collaborate on big projects.
Pulse Health – www.myrevelar.com – Portland, OR
Pulse Health, established in 2006, delivers breakthrough breath technologies that can better identify health risks through the superior measurement of key biomarkers. Pulse Health’s Revelar™ is the first non-invasive device that measures aldehydes, known indicators of free radical damage. Revelar helps healthcare professionals test for damage caused by aldehydes and provides people insight to better impact their health and wellness.
Growth Stage Company Category
Avnera Corp. – www.avnera.com – Beaverton, OR
Avnera is a pioneer in Analog Systems-on-Chip technology, achieving the highest levels of integration on silicon, to enable powerful, high-fidelity audio products at affordable prices.
EthicsPoint – www.ethicspoint.com – Lake Oswego, OR
EthicsPoint is a leading provider of enterprise risk awareness solutions that help organizations align their governance, risk and compliance processes with overall business strategy.
Full Sail Brewing Company – www.fullsailbrewing.com – Hood River, OR
The independent and employee-owned Full Sail brewery is perched on a bluff in Hood River, Oregon, overlooking the most epic wind and kite surfing spot in the world.
Grape Solar – www.grapesolar.com – Eugene, OR
Grape Solar provides solar panels and its related products and services to American consumers through national retail chain stores and leading on line retailers.
Individual Achievement Category
Sam Blackman, Elemental Technologies – www.elementaltechnologies.com – Portland, OR
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Co-founder
Robert Judge, Wellpartner, Inc. – www.wellpartner.com – Portland, OR
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Wellpartner Contract Pharmacy Services
Chris Marsh, Pulse Health LLC – www.myrevelar.com – Portland, OR
CEO and co-founder