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SOREDI Welcomes New Regional Partners

By Codi Spodnik | March 22, 2017

SOREDI is pleased to introduce you to some faces in new places among our partners in the effort to help regional business LAUNCH, RELOCATE and PROSPER: Marshall Doak is the new Executive Director of the SOU Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Marshall has most recently served as the executive director of the Southeast Washington Economic Development […]

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4th Ashland Innovators Conference

By SOREDI | March 15, 2017

Brought to you by the Ashland Chamber of Commerce – The Ashland Innovators Conference – Friday April 28, 2017 Emerging Trends, Challenges and economic opportunities in the Health Care Industry 12:00 – 1:00 PM Doors Open for Registration and Resource Tables 1:00 – 5:00 PM   Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joe Robertson, President OHSU: Health Care Innovations for the […]

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SOREDI’s March LAUNCH Ashland PubTalk Features MaskIT Founder, Shallan Ramsey

By Codi Spodnik | March 8, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, beginning at 5:30 pm, LAUNCH Ashland will offer a PubTalk for area start-ups at the Ashland Springs Hotel Ballroom. The program will feature Shallan Ramsey, founder of MaskIT. Appetizers and coffee/tea will be provided at the event. Beer and wine is offered for purchase. PubTalks are free to attend. Register at https://soredi.org/events […]

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LAUNCH Ashland PubTalk, Tuesday, Feb. 7 will feature Frederick Schilling

By SOREDI | February 6, 2017

Here is a recent article in the Daily Tidings featuring PubTalk speaker, Frederick Schilling and other Ashland entrepreneurs.   http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20170204/pubtalks-boost-start-ups?start=2

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SOREDI’s February LAUNCH Ashland PubTalk Features Dagoba Founder, Frederick Schilling

By SOREDI | January 25, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, beginning at 5:30 pm, LAUNCH Ashland will offer a Pub Talk for area start-ups at the Ashland Springs Hotel Ballroom. The program will feature, Frederick Schilling, founder of Dagoba Organic Chocolate.  Appetizers and coffee/tea will be provided at the event. Beer and wine is offered for purchase. PubTalks are free to attend. […]

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SOREDI’s January LAUNCH Ashland PubTalk Features Social Media Professional, Gretchen Fox

By SOREDI | January 7, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, beginning at 5:30 pm, LAUNCH Ashland will offer a Pub Talk for area start-ups at the Ashland Springs Hotel Ballroom. The program will feature, Gretchen Fox of MTO Agency.  Appetizers and coffee/tea will be provided at the event. Beer and wine is offered for purchase. PubTalks are free to attend. Gretchen Fox […]

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SOREDI’s LAUNCH Ashland to Award $500 to Top Pitch at December PubTalk

By SOREDI | December 1, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, beginning at 5:30 pm, LAUNCH Ashland will offer a Pub Talk for area start-ups at the Schneider Museum of Art on the SOU Campus. The program will feature a series of 5-minute Startup Pitches, given by area entrepreneurs. The audience favorite will walk away with a $500 Cash Prize. Appetizers and coffee/tea […]

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First LAUNCH Ashland PubTalk Blows the Doors Out!

By SOREDI | October 25, 2016

Our first LAUNCH Ashland PubTalk, held at the Standing Stone Brewing Company on Tuesday, October 18, gathered a crowd of over 55 members of Ashland’s entrepreneurial community. Start-ups, potential investors and other interested parties gathered to hear local Angel Investors give their thoughts and answer questions about what they are looking for when they consider […]

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Southern Oregon Angel Investors Announce Next Round of Companies for Angel Investments

By SOREDI | August 31, 2015

Additional Angel Investors are Invited to Participate Medford, Ore. – August 31, 2015:  – The Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network is entertaining presentations from four companies at a September 15, 2015 event for accredited investors. These companies, collectively raising $3.5 million, include CredNetic and WizMaps of Medford, and Folium Partners and Homeschool Outerwear of Portland. From 2011 the region’s Angel Investment Network has invested $1.34 […]

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Southern Oregon Angel Investors Announce Winners $215,000 goes to Nouvola

By SOREDI | May 1, 2014

Medford, Ore. – April 30, 2014:  – This afternoon the Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network, an economic development initiative administered by Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) announced its investment of $215,000 in Nouvola a software company in the Launch Stage Contest at the fourth annual Southern Oregon Angel Conference. The People’s Choice Award, […]

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LAUNCH|Talk: Winter Pitchfest!

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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