Advancing Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Clark County

The Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC), in partnership with the SW WA Workforce Development Council (SWWDC), is dedicated to developing a thriving entrepeneurship community in Clark County.

Are you a Clark County company that…
• Needs help with your business plan and strategy?
• Is in manufacturing, software/apps, or a B2B business?
• Has demonstrated proof of concept and market demand for your product?
• Has burned through seed capital (friends & family) and seeking additional capital (angel, private equity, VC)?
• Needs talent, strategic partners, & connections?

If you answered YES, we want to help ACCELERATE your growth! We are looking to capitalize 4 companies per year and invite you to apply to pitch PubTalkTM event.

Selection is a competitive process. If selected, you will work with a dedicated mentor 1 month prior to the event to prepare your pitch, executive summary, and presentation. Selected startups will have the opportunity to pitch their business idea at an event to over 130 attendees and get live feedback from expert panelists and get connected to resources that can help accelerate growth.

For more information, please contact: Bonnie Moore, Director of Business Growth & Innovation at (360) 567-1055 or

* 1. Name

* 2. Company

* 3. Contact Information

* 4. What type of business do you have?

* 5. What type of activity or support are you interested in? (Check off all that apply)

* 6. At what stage of funding is your business?

* 7. What type of growth and exit strategies do you favor?

* 8. How familiar are you with PubTalk?

* 9. Why are you interested in pitching at a PubTalk event?