Southern Oregon

Resources for entrepreneurs in Grants Pass, Medford, Roseburg, and other areas of Southern Oregon.

Screen Shot 2016-08-08 at 3.37.27 PMThe Avista Center for Entrepreneurship offers an intensive program through area community colleges that can be completed in just six months. The “hands on” curriculum is designed specifically for emerging entrepreneurs — providing the knowledge, skills, tools, mentoring, and resource network to greatly enhance the viability of your startup business.

soredi logoSOREDI is our premier organization for the development and support of emerging businesses, especially those aspiring toward substantial growth and participation in the traded sector (i.e., exports from our region).

souThe SOU Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides in-depth, one-on-one guidance to businesses and prospective entrepreneurs at no fee.

Screen Shot 2016-08-08 at 4.13.07 PMSustainable Valley Group (SVTG) offers a business accelerator to support the growth of innovative, start-up companies in Southern Oregon — it may be just what you need to get started.

SOAINSouthern Oregon Angel Investor Network (SOAIN) seeks to Increase the amount of seed capital available in southern Oregon; to highlight early-stage startup ventures and provide them with possible opportunities for funding; and to demonstrate a commitment to building a strong economy through supporting entrepreneurship in southern Oregon.

Screen Shot 2016-08-08 at 4.15.13 PMRoseburg Area Angel Investors Network (RAIN) is connecting entrepreneurs with the money they need to grow local businesses in Douglas County, Oregon. We’re a network of investors who believe in our community and want to grow our economy.

Screen Shot 2016-08-08 at 4.16.58 PMUmpqua Business Center is designed to accelerate start-up business growth in Douglas County through our Business Incubation Program which includes low cost office space in a state-of-the-art facility, workshops, classes, one-on-one advising with our Service Providers and business growth tools.

YES UmpquaYoung Entrepreneur Society of Umpqua Valley (Y.E.S.) is Umpqua Valley’s only group for young entrepreneurs and professionals, offering monthly PubTalks; business startup advice; and opportunities for networking, connecting, sharing ideas.

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