Use the following resources at OSU and beyond to help you in planning your startup enterprise.
OSU Startup Guidelines - A summary guide for faculty entrepreneurs wanting to start a new technology company. The 8 major steps for a startup are described from invention conception, patent protection, licensing and commercialization.
The Business Enterprise Center - A non-profit, business accelerator that provides professionally-managed facilities and services at a subsidized rate for primarily start-up businesses.
Linn County Development Center - Provides assistance in business planning and counseling, financial counseling and loan packaging, and financial assistance.
Technology Association of Oregon - Has a fundamental commitment to maintaining a high-quality environment in which software-dependent organizations can find educational opportunities, networking and work force development programs.
Corvallis-Benton Chamber Coalition - Helping create economic vitality by facilitating Startups, growing existing business and recruiting new companies.
Business Energy Tax Credit (BETC) - Oregon Department of Energy offers the Business Energy Tax Credit to those who invest in specific areas like recycling, renewable energy and other sustainable practices.
BizCenter - Services are available to anyone who owns, operate, or is considering starting, a small business in Oregon.
Business Oregon - Oregon's state economic development agency.