LAUNCH Talks are designed to provide local entrepreneurs a monthly meeting where they can mingle and be inspired. Programs often feature an entrepreneur success-story or a helpful local resource. For details of each program, visit www.soredi.org/events. Food and drink is provided, with beer & wine available to purchase.
LAUNCH Classes are designed to provide local entrepreneurs a series of relevant information, provided by experts in their field.
Could be your first step to simply run an idea by seasoned experts like OEN and SOREDI. One hour, confidential meetings at SOREDI on Wednesday mornings. Must be pre-scheduled.
TAG Team|Technical Advisory Group
A group of volunteers with technical expertise in specific areas pertinent to new business startups coordinated by SOREDI.
Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network
Local organization of accredited investors established for the purpose of increasing the amount of non-traditional seed capital and angel funds available in the region by connecting startup and existing companies with the capital needed to grow a scalable venture or expansion.
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Notes from Colleen’s Desk: Relationship-Mongers Hard at Work
At our Southern Oregon Business Conference just two weeks ago, one of the speakers referenced an “R” word while sharing his findings on whether the economy would experience another “recession” anytime soon. He offered that the data in the normal metrics tracked by economists did not support this; and then he explained how hard it […]
The MaskIt Story: Shallan Ramsey in Her Own Words
Have you ever noticed a problem and become passionate about finding a solution? If so, you might be an entrepreneur. Shallan Ramsey noticed a problem and set out to solve it. Her journey led her through many stages of growth, both professionally and personally. Her perseverance through problem-solving, her resourcefulness and her use of the […]
Cascade Angels Invite Early Stage Companies to Apply for Funding
Entrepreneurs seeking investment capital have an opportunity to present their early stage businesses to Cascade Angels. Cascade Angels Fund V, LLC (“Cascade Angels Fund V” or the “Fund”) has opened up its first application period for 2019, which runs from February 4-March 15, 2019. Entrepreneurs interested in applying can do so via Gust. Any Southern […]