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

By SOREDI | June 20, 2014

  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 Oregon Edge. Click HERE to listen to interview.  

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SOREDI Launches Innovative National Campaign at Annual Meeting June 25th

By SOREDI | June 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 17, 2014 Contact: Colleen Johnston, Senior Business Development Manager, SOREDI Ofc: (541) 773-8946, Email: Colleen@soredi.org SOREDI Launches Innovative National Campaign at Annual Meeting June 25th MEDFORD, OR- Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) will debut a revolutionary national marketing campaign titled, The Southern Oregon Edge, at their June 25, […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Procare Software

By SOREDI | June 14, 2014

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 to build their new corporate headquarters in the heart of historic downtown Medford because Southern Oregon has everything their business needs to thrive. The quality […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Project A Inc.

By SOREDI | June 14, 2014

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, Oregon, for a combination of business and personal reasons: good transportation options, FedEx service, a small college-town atmosphere, a brew pub and it was friendly […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Zip Line Gear

By SOREDI | June 14, 2014

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 work for hire. On the other hand, it was Oregon. “It’s just a bit unique. People aren’t afraid to be different here.” Homeschooling taught him […]

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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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Joma Films and JettStream Take Home Grant and Investment Funds

By SOREDI | April 12, 2013

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 of investors and the larger business community, offering resources to everyone, not just the winner.” April 12, 2013 By Greg Stiles Mail Tribune JACKSONVILLE — […]

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Southern Oregon Angels Announce Finalists for Concept Grant and Launch Investment

By SOREDI | March 20, 2013

The room was crackling with excitement at the Jefferson Grapevine on March 20. Eight Concept Stage Companies gave their best five-minute pitch to a live audience at the Bigham Knoll Event Center. Nearly 100 people were in attendance to encourage these companies and to vote on their single favorite. The top five will continue onto […]

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Winner of $160,000 Investment Announced! – Congratulations Montrue Technologies!

By SOREDI | April 12, 2012

Medford, OR – April 12, 2012: SOREDI (Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc.) and Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network are proud to announce that Montrue Technologies has won the $160,000 investment prize from the Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network. Five companies were selected as the Finalists to present at yesterday’s conference at the Bigham Knoll […]

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Folium Partners wins $155K Investment Prize

By SOREDI | March 10, 2011

Medford, Ore. – March 10, 2011: SOREDI (Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc.) and Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network are proud to announce that Folium Partners has won the $155,000 investment prize from the Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network. Eight companies were selected as the Finalists and Semi-finalists to present at yesterday’s conference at the […]

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