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The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator connects innovators and entrepreneurs to necessary resources for success with their emerging enterprises. We focus on high-growth, innovative 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 to explore markets, develop products, and obtain customers. Our goal is to launch each venture with a robust and successful growth strategy.
We recently released the video sharing app Ferris and a […]
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Why do we do all that we do? Is it for the money? The r […]
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I was contacted today by Matt Lauzon, the founder of Du […]
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We are in the process of evaluating the applications for Angel funding for our current round. Like most investor groups we use Gust as the platform for entrepreneurs to load their company information. Overall, I must admit I am disappointed … Continue reading
Pitching Dominates In Baseball & Entrepreneurship Successfully Pitching to Angels Last year in baseball was called the year of the pitcher—and good pitching dominated the game. The same is true in entrepreneurship. A startup is always pitching—to investors, strategic partners, … Continue reading
Today I offer you my personal rules for entrepreneurship. This set is by no means complete, but they are hopefully food for thought. Rule 1: Entrepreneurship is about action – The Captain’s chair is yours. Rule 2: Some people dream … Continue reading
A new book by Cindy Alvarez about customer interviews reminded me that it is often important to review the basics of our tradecraft. There are a number of important points to consider when reaching out to potential customers. In the … Continue reading
Early in my career I worked in investment banking and international banking. So, later on when I taught finance I reflected on the issue of risk, and the basic elements of financial risk that all business ventures should consider: Understanding … Continue reading