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The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator/ RAIN Corvallis is focused on high-growth, innovative companies from the mid-Willamette Valley and extended Oregon State University community. The Accelerator program offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to gain innovative insight through education, additional toolsets and the resources necessary for success.
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.
Our new program, Accelerate, asks entrepreneurs to be mindful of opportunity recognition in a number of ways. Technology researchers and developers often see many options to pursue. An important goal for very early stage entrepreneurs is to ideate as many … Continue reading
Im back from a break in blogging with renewed optimism and an excellent new staff at the Advantage Accelerator. In reviewing our program over the past two years, I note weve had a number of successful ventures, but still find … Continue reading
My last blog on first impressions matter focused on the Gust platform application process that most angel groups use. After loading information on Gust, you will receive a pre-screening call. With some Angel groups there is a presentation involved in … Continue reading
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 pitcherand good pitching dominated the game. The same is true in entrepreneurship. A startup is always pitchingto investors, strategic partners, … Continue reading