August Turak

Author Consultant Speaker

Turak Named Keynote Speaker for Oregon Entrepreneurs Network

OENAugust Turak has been named the keynote speaker at the OEN's Angel Oregon Spring 2014 Showcase which is being held on April 16th, 2014.

Whether you're an early-stage entrepreneur hoping to gain visibility for your company, an investor looking for the Next Big Idea, or a business leader seeking new connections, OEN hopes you'll join them on April 16 at The Sentinel Hotel (formerly The Governor) in Portland, OR.

This Showcase event will feature the three finalists from OEN's Angel Oregon Investment Program and introduce you to the state's most exciting early-stage companies—from consumer goods to biotech to cleantech to software.


Where & When

The Sentinel Hotel (formerly The Governor Hotel) 614 SW 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97205 Start: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM End: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 5:00 PM Time Zone: Pacific Time


  • 11:00 AM: Registration opens
  • 11:45 AM: Lunch
  • 12:00 PM: Keynote address by entrepreneur, corporate executive, and award-winning author August Turak 
  • 12:45 PM: University Sector—pitches and Q&A
  • 1:30 PM: Where Are They Now? Overview of past Angel Oregon winners
  • 1:50 PM: Consumer Products, Tech, and Cleantech/Biotech/Sustainability Sectors—pitches and Q&A
  • 3:20 PM Finalists from Angel Oregon Spring 2014 Investment Term—pitches and Q&A
  • 3:45 PM: One-minute pitches from 8-10 additional companies
  • 4:00 PM: Audience Favorite and Spring 2014 Investment Term winners announced
  • 4:10 PM: Reception and celebration of entrepreneurship

About OEN

The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) is a non-profit organization that educates, supports, and advocates for our entrepreneurial community to accelerate business growth and employment opportunities in Oregon and southwest Washington.

OEN opens doors. We are a people-oriented network that connects entrepreneurs to coaching, capital, and a thriving community. For over 20 years, we have been driving innovation, facilitating job creation, and helping scalable, high-growth businesses realize their potential. READ MORE