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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

Corvallis Named Best City for Entrepreneurs

What makes a city a great place for entrepreneurs? To be way too broad: A lot of things. And a lot of different things than we normally look at when deciding our top 10s and top 100s. We know that you can never totally separate a place into where you live and work, but usually […] Read More »

Business Oregon Announces Pilot Grant Recipients

Four Oregon Small Businesses Awarded with Grants to Support Development of Technology Business Oregon Announces Recipients of Pilot Grant Program Four Oregon Small Businesses Awarded with Grants to Support Development of Technology Business Oregon identified four small businesses to receive state grants from a new pilot program. The grants help companies further develop technology that was vetted and […] Read More »

Oregon Launches Initiative to Spur Rural Entrepreneurship

This week while participating in the Coastal Caucus Summit in North Bend, Business Oregon announced the launch of its new Rural Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (REDI), a public-private partnership to increase entrepreneurship in rural areas of the state. “Oregon small businesses are the backbone of a thriving Oregon economy,” said Oregon Governor Kate Brown. “The Rural […] Read More »

Downtown Corvallis Thriving

With surveys and workshops, the City of Corvallis is conducting a visioning process to see what residents want for the future. What's clear so far is the enthusiasm for downtown and a desire to preserve it. Compared to many cities, Corvallis's downtown seems to be thriving. Downtown Association Executive Director Joan Wessell says the vacancy […] Read More »

Oregon State Ranked Top 1% Worldwide

Oregon State University has been ranked in the top 1 percent of degree-granting institutions of higher education in the world by the Center for University World Rankings. Some of OSU’s strengths included the number of research citations and quality of education. Overall, OSU was ranked 250 out of more than 250,000 institutions worldwide, moving up […] Read More »

Benton County 2040 Thriving Communities Meeting

Benton County, in the early stages of developing the 2040 Thriving Communities Initiative, will facilitate a meeting of the 2040 Thriving Communities Council. On March 1, the County Board of Commissioners signed a resolution establishing the Benton County 2040 Thriving Communities Initiative. The 2040 Initiative will be a community-driven process to address long-term, complex issues. […] Read More »

Benton County 'At a Glance'

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Oregon Named Among Top 5 Best States for Entrepreneurs

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Oregon Delegation Heads to Japan for Business Development Mission

A delegation of 22 Oregonians from the public and private sector took flight for Japan on Friday last week on a business mission to maintain long-term business relationships and attract investment from Japanese companies. The mission is capped off by a seminar in Tokyo on “Doing Business in Oregon.” “Oregon’s global connectivity is critical to […] Read More »

Lemonade Day Corvallis - Video Released!

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Historic Preservation Invests $39.5 Million In Corvallis Economy

The Benton County and City of Corvallis Historic Resource Commissions presented their annual historic preservation awards during a ceremony at the Depot Suites. Mayor Biff Traber stated that “Altogether these projects invested an impressive $39.5 million in the Corvallis economy.” The keynote speaker, David Livingston, provided an informative and entertaining retrospective on the “History of […] Read More »

Legislature Approves $7.5 Million Towards OR Manufacturing Innovation Center Development

Today the Oregon Legislature announced the approval and release of $7.5 million toward the creation of the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center (OMIC), a co-located Research and Development (R&D) Center and Training Center in Columbia County. As a manufacturing innovation center, OMIC will augment Greater Portland’s metals, machinery and manufacturing industry and train the next advanced […] Read More »

B2B NW Supply Chain Opportunities Conference

B2B NW Supply Chain Opportunities Conference            The Portland Development Commission and the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition would like to invite you to join our upcoming B2B NW Supply Chain Opportunities Conference.   Previous Conference results have proven that our format is among the most effective for helping manufacturers develop new business.  All program participants leave with […] Read More »

Pipeline Project Launches Manufacturing Camp for Middle Schoolers

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Corvallis Ranked #1 Best Biking Community

Survey results collected from the U.S. Census over a five-year period have given us a glimpse into which cities' residents are taking an eco-friendly approach to their daily commutes. Here at, we dug into this data and ranked which areas have the highest percentage of green-minded commuters in the U.S. Below are the top […] Read More »

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