The First Chapter

Starve Ups was founded on October 15, 2000 by a group of founders, from seven Oregon-based startup companies, as the state's first accelerator dedicated to helping founders of startups create successful companies via optimized proven peer mentoring.  In attendance were the founders of what became AssetExchange, CoolerEmail, eROI, Rumblefish, VIA, Versation and wired.MD.