- Advantage Accelerator
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- Faculty and Students
- Funding Opportunities
This is research based, milestone driven and highly opportunistic.
Test the feasibility of startups and validate business models.
Focused on growth, project management and efficiency.
The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator brings cutting edge ideas to market by connecting innovators and entrepreneurs to the resources they need for success. We assist technology-based early stage companies from the mid-Willamette Valley and extended Oregon State University community.
Our staff, mentors, and student interns work directly with entrepreneurs during all phases of the commercialization process. The team assists new companies to explore markets, products, and customers. Additionally, concepts are refined to build a viable business model. The goal is to launch the venture with a robust long term growth strategy.
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