The Associated Technologies (ATC) and get-benefits are pleased to express the news that two of their mutual clients are up for funding. OpConnect and RFPIO will be attending the Bend Venture Conference on October 13th and 14th to see if they were granted the money to continue their innovative technology missions.

OpConnect LLC, located in Portland, Oregon, is fully invested in electric vehicle charging technology. They have developed an IoT EV charging station and a PaaS to manage the different charging stations. OpConnect also designs and brands their own electric vehicle chargers. This company firmly believes in the creation and retention of jobs in the Oregon area as well as in the United States. OpConnect is applying innovative technologies to optimize the driver’s relationship with the national environment as well as their electric vehicles. OpConnect is excited to be attending the Bend Venture Conference as they will be in the running for funding up to $50,000 in the “Social Impact” category.

RFPIO is a located in Portland, Oregon just like OpConnect. RFPIO has made it their company mission to find a more effective way to communicate, stop repetitive tasks, and stop missed sales opportunities when it comes to RFP management. RFPIO plans to create a better working environment with their cloud-based software platform that helps streamline the request for the proposal process. As of late, RFIO has obtained $1.5 million in seed funding from local investors. They were also chosen as 1 of 5 finalist in the “Growth Stage” category at this year’s Bend Venture Conference. They will be competing to receive a minimum of $250,000.

Both of these mutual partners are some of Portland’s hottest companies that are successfully changing Oregon’s technology culture and community. Join the get-benefits team and the executive director for ATC as they go and cheer on their partners at #BVC2016.