Local Business News

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....

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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