Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Lithia Auto Stores

MEDFORD, OR – With 100 dealerships in 12 states, Lithia Auto Stores could have located its national headquarters anywhere, but chose to build a LEED silver certified facility in Medford, Oregon. “We […]

Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Quantum Innovations

CENTRAL POINT, OR–  After moving from Ohio to the Rogue Valley to be closer to his wife’s family, Norm Kester started a company in his garage. That was 12 years […]

Southern Oregon Edge Profile: ORW Architecture

MEDFORD, OR – The principals at Ogden Roemer Wilkerson Architecture came to Southern Oregon for the lifestyle and stayed for much more. Ken Ogden “fled” from Los Angeles 20 years ago after […]

Jefferson Exchange Radio Interview “Southern Oregon: Leveraging Its Edge”

  Friday morning June 20, Colleen Johnston of Southern Oregon Economic Development Inc. was interviewed The Jefferson Exchange radio talk show about SOREDI launching the national marketing campaign The Southern […]

SOREDI Launches Innovative National Campaign at Annual Meeting June 25th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 17, 2014 Contact: Colleen Johnston, Senior Business Development Manager, SOREDI Ofc: (541) 773-8946, Email: SOREDI Launches Innovative National Campaign at Annual Meeting June 25th […]

Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Procare Software

MEDFORD, OR – Procare Software creates the world’s leading management tools for child care businesses. Recently, they outgrew their office space and rather than move out of Southern Oregon, owner Jeff Blum chose […]

Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Project A Inc.

ASHLAND, OR – What brings a software development company to Southern Oregon? After living in California and Arizona, Jim and Dena Teece chose to move their company, Project A, to Ashland, […]

Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Zip Line Gear

GRANTS PASS, OR – Nathan Sleadd was raised in Grants Pass, Oregon. On one hand, Nathan had a classic American entrepreneurial childhood operating a lemonade stand, picking berries and doing yard […]

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

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 […]

Joma Films and JettStream Take Home Grant and Investment Funds

Anne Lundgren of Joma Films says start-ups should give the Angel Conference process a try. “This contest format gives emerging companies a platform to share their vision with the community […]