Yes Corvallis

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…

Local Business News

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 better time to be a young entrepreneur in America. Universities teach classes on entrepreneurship, incubators have popped up in cities […] Read More »

Corvallis Named One of The Five Most Beautiful College Towns in America

The Five Most Beautiful College Towns In America Travelers Today College years are some of the most memorable experiences in a person's life. The whole memory can be bad, good, and wild--and guess what, studying in a fantastic university set in a friendly and accommodating college town can tip the scales into an unforgettable college […] Read More »

OSU To Be Founding Partner in National Robotics Initiative

Oregon State University will be one of the founding academic partners in the newest Manufacturing USA Institute, a $3 billion federal and private company initiative designed to enhance U.S. competitiveness in advanced manufacturing. This is the latest of 14 institutes that have been announced, and is known as the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Innovation Hub, OSU […] Read More »

Oregon ranked 6th most innovative state in USA!

Here are the Most Innovative States in America in 2016 University power helps Massachusetts cling to No. 1, Bloomberg index finds by Michelle Jamrisko and Wei Lu December 22, 2016, 2:02 AM PST Massachusetts stole a second straight victory in Bloomberg’s ranking of the most innovative U.S. states, a testament to how much the economy’s […] Read More »

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 State University will receive $800,000 from the Walmart Foundation. The 2017 round of grants are focused on innovations in textile […] Read More »

Oregon's Revenue Recovery 7th Best in the Nation

From the beginning of the Great Recession to the end of 2015, Oregon's revenue recovery outpaced all but six U.S. states. The new dollars have been put into education, adding universal full-day kindergarten and moving Oregon from 29th in the U.S in per student K-12 spending up to 23rd, according to the National Education Association […] Read More »

Oregon RAIN expanding to the coast

Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network to hire candidate to work with entrepreneurs on Oregon’s mid-coast By Sherri Buri McDonald The Register-Guard SEPT. 14, 2016 Eugene woman accused of causing head-on crash, fleeing scene and going to work Lane County clerk arrested on charge of stealing about $60,000 from sheriff’s office Klamath County volunteers who found […] Read More »

RAIN creates space for collaborative innovation

By Dana Siebert For The Register-Guard SEPT. 13, 2016 Eugene is a rich town — perhaps not in the traditional sense, but in its special ideology that attracts and retains people and families, as well as the creative, forward-thinking and innovative minds that choose to embrace it. To grow and thrive, it is critical for […] Read More »

Oregon Launches Initiative to Support Student Inventors

The state of Oregon announced a new initiative to encourage young inventors and entrepreneurship in colleges and universities this week, called "InventOR." Recognizing the innovative work of collegiate inventors competing at PSU Clean Tech Challenge at OMSI and Oregon BEST FEST, Business Oregon will partner with The Lemelson Foundation and the Portland State University Center […] Read More »

CORVALLIS: The city where we live study work and play...

osuStrolling down First Street through the Corvallis Farmers’ Market and alongside the Willamette River, you get a feel for the town that has been home to Oregon’s largest research university — Oregon State — for nearly 150 years. Cyclists call out “On your left” to pedestrians as they cruise down the riverside multi-use path. Families […] Read More »

Oregon State spinout lands a grant from Oregon BEST

An Oregon renewable energy clean technology startup has been awarded $175,000 in follow-on funding. The company, eChemion, has developed a chemical treatment technology that triples the life of batteries used to store renewable energy. With the recent round of funding, Oregon BEST, the state's leading cleantech accelerator, has provided the company with $250,000 to develop its product. […] Read More »

Save The Date- OSU Advantage Accelerator Demo Day

October 20th, 2:30-8 PM Applications for Fall "Launch" program are now open. Deadline is Sep 7. More news   Read More »

RAIN has a New Look

You may have noticed something different about us: Earlier this month, we transitioned to a new brand identity — one that has already begun to resonate within our community. This change represents a significant undertaking by the RAIN organization and its supporters.  We’re especially grateful to those who helped inform this new direction by completing […] Read More »

Corvallis Named Among Best College Towns

Click here for the full list... Read More »

Young Entrepreneurs Business Week a Huge Success

This summer, a record-breaking number of high school students completed Business Week, Investing Week or Entrepreneur Week at University of Portland, Oregon State University or University of Oregon. With the help of more than 40 advisors, 25 interns, 24 speakers and 100 judges, we were able to serve more than 400 students from across Oregon […] Read More »

Older Entries »