June LAUNCH|Talk: Cultivating a High Growth Food & Beverage Business

Plexis Healthcare Systems 340 Oak Street, Ashland

We are back at PLEXIS in Ashland with a LAUNCH|Talk aimed squarely at food & beverage entrepreneurs! Join our expert panel to learn how to grow a successful food & beverage business, how to scale beyond the Farmers' Market, develop a national brand and break into major retail distribution. Our Expert Panel Includes: Tom Marks-Ladd […]


July LAUNCH|Talk: Get Your Startup’s Products Off the Ground

CraterWorks 419 N Front Street, Central Point

This LAUNCH|Talk will feature a panel discussion to help you learn what it takes to be successful making and selling products right here in Southern Oregon. Join us at the amazing new CraterWorks Maker Space in Central Point. Our evening will include a tour of CraterWorks so that you can see for yourself that we […]


August LAUNCH|Talk: All Your Legal Questions Answered

The Hivve 164 South East G St., Grants Pass

Every entrepreneur faces legal questions at some point. • What company structure is right for my business? • How do I file for a patent or trademark to protect my brand or invention? • What do I need to know about the first hiring process? • How do I handle the legal aspects of investment […]


September LAUNCH|Talk: Creative Arts & Entrepreneurship

Digital Media Center at SOU 1525 Webster Street, Ashland

Digital media skills have become an essential part of the marketing and communication capabilities for all businesses and entrepreneurs, but how can you learn and develop these skills? Join us to discover how creatives and digital arts professionals can inform the world of entrepreneurship and business. This LAUNCH|Talk will be held in the Digital Media […]


October LAUNCH|Talk: M&A 101 – Buying and Selling a Business

Urban Cork 330 N Fir St, Medford

Every entrepreneur needs to know understand the buying and selling of businesses. Knowing the basics of Mergers and Acquisitions is a critical part of exiting a business through a successful sale, purchasing an existing business or adding partners to a start-up. Join our expert panel to walk through scenarios in detail to answer some of […]


Regional Strategy Rollout & Lunch

Inn at the Commons 200 N Riverside Ave, Medford

The November rollout of our regional economic development strategy will be the first opportunity for the public to see the extensive data and targeted recommendations forged through a six month process that included TIP Strategies, SOREDI, and Steering and Advisory Committees consisting of business leaders and elected officials from both Jackson and Josephine Counties. The […]


LAUNCH|Talk: Winter Pitchfest!

The Hivve 164 South East G St., Grants Pass

Help us celebrate the end of 2019 by attending our winter PitchFest on December 5th in Grants Pass! We'll feature pitches from four of the regions most promising start-ups that have been part of our Launch initiative and the Virtual Incubator Program over the past few months. The companies pitching are: For Bitter For Worse. […]


March 4: LAUNCH|Talk

Medford CoWork Collaborative 122 E. Main Street, Medford

Celebrate the opening of Medford's first coworking space at Medford Cowork Collective in downtown Medford.  Our March 4 LAUNCH talk will feature a business update and conversation with the following local entrepreneurs: Abigail Schilling, Founder, Medford Cowork Collective (Medford) Jeff Sharpe, CEO, Sharpe Energy (Ashland) Linda Nichols-Plowman, CEO, EdForTech Corp (Phoenix) Tia Bodington, Founder, Resource […]


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