Business Resources

Oregon and the Willamette Valley offers a vast amount of resources that can help you refine your business whether it’s a mature one or a start up. The resources listed here are just a few.  If you don’t find what you are looking for, contact us today and we will help you get what you need.

Business Development Resources

eDev (formerly Lane Micro Business)

Lane Business Development Center

SCORE – A resource of the Small Business Administration


Funding Resources

City of Eugene Loan Programs

Small Business Loans, State of Oregon

Angel and Venture Capital Groups in Oregon

Eugene Area 

Southern Willamette Angel Network (SWAN) | Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce


Corvallis Area

Contact John Sechrest for investor resources in Corvallis.


Portland Area

Women Investment’s Network (WIN) | Part of OEN
Portland Angel Network (PAN) | Part of OEN
Oregon Angel Fund (OAF) | Part of OEN
Portland Venture Group, contact Glenn Smith
Oregon Venture Partners (OVP)
Equilibrium Capital
Pleiad Capital (wellness focused)
Pivotal Investments (sustainability focused)
Montlake Capital
Capybara Ventures


Business Plan Competitions

Corvallis & Eugene

Willamette Angel Conference


Seed Oregon (path to Angel Oregon)
Angel Oregon



Bend Venture Conference


Presentation Resources

How to Give A Successful Ignite Pitch
Guy Kawasaki’s 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint
OEN’s Entrepreneurs’ Library
Pitching Your Company
, by Christopher Klemm, Ph.D. | Austen Entrepreneurship Program (OSU). This link will take you to a page where you will have the option to download a PowerPoint presentation. There are 22 slides that cover presentation basics and ask questions that will help you discover a pitch worth presenting.


University Resources

Innovate | Collaborate | Oregon. A portal featuring innovations and opportunities from 4 of Oregon’s premier research institutions – Oregon Health & Science, Oregon State University, Portland State University and the University of Oregon.


Entrepreneurial Programs

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