Entrepreneurs Ken and Jessica Carhart hoped to secure funding four years ago at the annual Bend Venture Conference so they could grow a manufacturing business that uses recycled plastic to protect wood from decay.

While the venture conference didn’t select the couple for angel funding, they persevered.

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