Become a member of Hatch today and enjoy working within a great community of social entrepreneurs, local businesses and nonprofits. You’ll have access to a variety of workspaces, plus meeting and conference space, wifi, complimentary tea…
Hatch is for people who are interested in learning how to create the kinds of economy and communities we want and need. There are many ways to join!
Hatch offers many kinds of programs, workshops, and events for social and local entrepreneurs, opportunities for gathering, learning and connecting.
Members are the heart of Hatch. This section introduces you to the Hatch Community. Read more about them and how they are making a difference.
6-month fellowship positions now available at Hatch!
Eli Saslow, Driving Community Change through Writing Hatch couldn’t be happier to welcome an accredited journalist from The Washington Post to our community. Having recently moved to Portland, Eli Saslow was seeking a co-working space to…
A project involving food, employment and second chances received $465 and a full-time Hatch membership at the second Hatch:Soup event on August 3rd. Emanuel Price, founder of the nonprofit SCAFE, presented his idea to the crowd…
Justin Davison, co-founder of Schoolyard Farms and the winner of the first Hatch:Soup, showed us around the farm and explained all of the progress that has been made, as well as what is still to come.
Sonja Skvarla, Redefining the Implementation of Rehabilitation Last May Springboard Innovation hosted the first Hatch:Soup—a unique event designed to benefit social entrepreneurs, and we were thrilled to welcome our finalist, Sonja Skvarla, into the Hatch community. …
Have you ever hired a designer or other creative person? How did you describe what you wanted? Did you focus on the “what” instead of the “why”? Did the creative partner ask questions that revealed the best approach, or did you leave it up to chance? Whose responsibility is it to write a creative brief anyway?
Developing a good brief is a crucial first step in developing your visual brand. The creative brief is your roadmap. You don’t want to get lost without one.
We invite you to join the Social Entrepreneurs-PDX Meetup each third Thursday at 6PM at Hatch. Each month we get to hear what members are doing and what they need to grow their ideas, projects, and…
This monthly mastermind meeting is open to Hatch members and DIY Marketing Center Mastermind members only. The Mastermind meeting combines brainstorming, peer support and coaching to participants. Bring your marketing questions and ideas!
Have you got a great new product or service you’re ready to offer, but don’t know where or how to get started with your marketing? Have you had trouble launching your new business, and need some strategies to get you going?
Find out what to focus on first, where to spend (and where to save) your precious resources of time, energy and money, plus get a checklist of must-do and must-have marketing strategies and tools at this fast-paced program..
You will get a real-world overview of the essential elements of marketing plans, with examples, ideas, plus a bonus take-home template.
Here are the three great take-aways you’re going to get from this event:
=> the purpose and the contents of a marketing plan that works
=> the marketing formula that consistently gets results
=> the six-step success template for designing your own plan
“I left knowing exactly what to do next to bring some hard, cold cash in the door; ready to get busy!” ~ Deborah Ivanoff