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You like startups. You want to support founders. And maybe you’re in a position with a little disposable income to put to work. That’s the perfect time to consider joining Oregon Venture Fund, one of the most active local investors and a great introduction to the world of investing in startups… More
RAIN Catalysts, which began its life as a Eugene-focused startup accelerator, has grown to be a tangible presence in rural entrepreneurship throughout the state of Oregon. And an example to be emulated by other states seeking to engage with rural entrepreneurs. Much of that driven by the work of CEO Caroline Cummings, a former founder who understands — all to well — the challenges of starting something new. Now, she’s planning something new: a new leader for RAIN… More
One of the most common questions I get — and I assume any number of folks in the startup community get — is “How do I find a cofounder?” It’s a tough one, to be sure. But the founder of Bigleaf Networks, Joel Mulkey, has a new project that may be able to help shore up some of those cofounder issues — using AI. Meet CompanyCraft… More
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