Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth, and expand human welfare.  Join us for the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Week events happening in and around Corvallis, Oregon the week of November 13 – 19, 2017!

2017 WIN EXPO: November 16, 2017

The Win Expo is a 1-day conference promoting innovation & technology in the Willamette Valley! Free admission, 1 free beer or wine with appetizers.

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OSU Advantage Accelerate Startup Showcase: November 14, 2017

The Startup Showcase is a celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship brought to you by the OSU Advantage Accelerator. This year, the Startup Showcase provides an opportunity to learn about emerging technologies from Oregon State University, hear stories from local entrepreneurs, and network with professionals in our community.

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City Club Luncheon of Corvallis presents: Innovation: What’s the Big Deal? November 14, 2017

At the City Club of Corvallis meeting on Tuesday, November 14, three speakers will address the impacts of the strong innovative spirit on local culture and economy. The question is this: What does an innovation economy mean for Corvallis, for longtime residents and newcomers, for young families and retirees, for business owners and employees?

Addressing these questions will be three people familiar with the local economy:

  • David Youngentob, coastal venture catalyst for the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network, RAIN
  • Karl Mundorff, director of the Oregon State University Advantage program
  • Patrick O’Connor, economist with the State of Oregon Employment Department

The discussion will be moderated by Tom Nelson, Economic Development manager for the City of Corvallis.

The event is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 11:30 at the Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis at 1112 NW Circle Blvd. The event will begin at noon, and a lunch from Valley Catering will be available: $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. To reserve lunch, send email to by Friday, November 10.

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