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Success Stories

Oregon State University Wins Grant for Textile Manufacturing Innovation

The Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors today announced Oregon State University as one of this year’s U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund grant recipients for the school’s innovation in improving textile weaving efficiency. Oregon…

Inpria Named a Finalist for OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards

Inpria Named a Finalist for OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards

The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) is pleased to announce 12 finalists—from a record number of 67 nominees—for the 2014 OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards. The OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards honors the skill, and the…

Inpria raises another $1.5 million from OAF

Inpria raises another $1.5 million from OAF

Inpria, one of the first of now 40 ONAMI Gap Fund startup companies, has just announced that it's raised $1.45 million from the Oregon Angel Fund. OAF is a collection of local investors backing early-stage…

Entreprenuer Profiles

The 8 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs

Article by Ben Johnson via Fundera Ledger Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs. What do these three entrepreneurs have in common? They all started their business before the age of 25! There’s never been a…

OSU Professor Develops Drug to Treat Ebola

OSU Professor Develops Drug to Treat Ebola

A drug developed by an Oregon State University scientist may be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus. The drug, manufactured by Sarepta Therapeutics in Cambridge, Mass., had promising results in clinical trials…

Resources to Grow!


State Resources

 Thinking about growth? Wondering what it will take to stay profitable now and in the years ahead? GROW Oregon can help!  Whether you’re pursuing new markets or improving operational efficiency, sustaining growth is fundamental to success. And yes, it can be lonely at the top. GROW Oregon’s highly experienced advisers have been there themselves, and have the wisdom to help your business thrive. The Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership is an integral partner of the GROW Oregon program. Additional Business Oregon services include:
  • Business planning
  • Financial analysis
  • Debt and equity financing assistance
  • Export assistance
  • CEO networking/mentoring
  • International tradeshow matching grants (STEP program)

Local Business Resources

The Business Enterprise Center
  • Incubator space
OSU Advantage is Oregon State University's link to all things business including:
  • Venture Accelerator
  • Industry Partnering
  • Commercialization and Corporate Development
Linn Benton Community College Small Business Development Center
  • Free business advising including scenario planning, financial analysis, and marketing strategies
  • Small Business Management program to strengthen business management practices (Benton County business scholarships are available)
  • State funded Grow Oregon program to accelerate growth in established, traded sector businesses
  • Classes and Workshops
Downtown & Independent Businesses