It was a fun party on Tuesday, April 21st as ediscovery software company Zapproved officially welcomed the startup and business community to its new downtown space in Portland’s Pearl District.

At the Zapproved Open House: Chris Bright, VP of Marketing, Zapproved; Monica Enand, CEO/Founder, Zapproved and First Lady of Portland, Nancy Hales

At the Zapproved Open House: Chris Bright, VP of Marketing, Zapproved; Monica Enand, CEO/Founder, Zapproved and First Lady of Portland, Nancy Hales

Zapproved moved recently from its suburban Hillsboro office in order to accommodate rapid growth and to give us space for future hiring. Zapproved’s move to downtown from the suburbs is part of a growing trend nationwide to help attract and retain employees.

Some local dignitaries shared some kind words at the open house. Portland First Lady Nancy Hales shared her love of the City and it’s growing tech startup scene at the Zapproved Open House.

Portland First Lady Nancy Hales

Portland First Lady Nancy Hales speaking to attendees at the Zapproved Open House.

Kanth Gopalpur, Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Business Oregon, the state agency formed to assist business and communities in Oregon, shared comments regarding growing tech companies in Oregon.

Zapproved Open House Kanth Gopalpur Entrepreneur in Residence for Business Oregon

Kanth Gopalpur, Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Business Oregon

Aside from inspiring comments from community and business leaders, the evening featured great food from Koi Fusion and hyper local brews, from Bridgeport Brewing. All in all, a good time was had by all.

Enjoying the evening!

Enjoying the evening!

Zapproved

I’ve been Zapproved!

"I'm Ridiculously Happy!"

“I’m Ridiculously Happy!”