Use the media links below to see what Oregon RAIN has been up to lately!

June 2018

Oregon OPB presents entrepreneurial forum

July 2018

Florence event to help business startups

Business startup weekend planned

Startups in Eugene embrace the RAIN

Getting to ‘one great idea’: Oregon coast gets first entrepreneur Startup Weekend

Hotline! with Kiera Morgan: RAIN Startup Weekend Oregon Coast

Present new products at RAIN Startup Weekend

RAIN brings entrepreneurs together

Oregon entrepreneurs make their pitch in the first-ever Startup Weekend Oregon Coast

August 2018

Oregon entrepreneurial network planning rural Lane County expansion

September 2018

Business speaker series planned

RAIN seeks applicants for business accelerator program

RAIN to offer entrepreneurs help

December 2018

Oregon business acceleration program tested in Lane County expanding statewide

January 2019

Non-Profit Oregon RAIN is now a statewide organization

February 2019

Rural Startups Get Support Through New RAIN Hire

Oregon RAIN hires venture catalyst

March 2019

Oregon RAIN to highlight mid-coast entrepreneurs

June 2019

A match made in the makerspace

August 2019

Veneta Entrepreneurs’ Wares To ‘Pop-Up’ This Weekend

BLUECHIP: Two RAINs to make it right for startups

Developing a taste for business in Florence

September 2019

Estuary Trail moves forward during busy council meeting

October 2019

Developing a taste for business in Florence

An invitation to entrepreneurs

Brad’s Blog: Dale Collins definitely worthy of recognition for volunteerism


How robotics are copying nature to make fantastical machines

Launching pad: Expansion boosts OSU incubator for high-tech startups

Two named for RAIN program expansion in east Linn County

Program hires venture, funding catalysts to serve Linn-Benton coalition

Area small towns banking on Oregon RAIN program

The Grassland Cafe opens in Halsey

RAIN venture catalyst Corey Wright updates city council

Plenty of resources exist locally for startup businesses

Gizmos, gadgets and great ideas at innovation expo

Rodgers takes on different role

Mid-Valley InBusiness: Boosting entrepreneurs statewide

Editorial: Council made the right call to stop contract

Oregon RAIN to host startup pitch event Thursday

Special Events

Brad’s Blog: Winter PitchFest looked like impressive event

Making Their Pitch – Budding entrepreneurs compete in mid-valley version of ‘Shark Tank’

Budding entrepreneurs make their pitch in Philomath competition

Goodbye WAC, hello seed fund

Community offers good activities

Entrepreneurial game, ‘Last Founders Standing,’ set for Brownsville

The InBusiness Interview: Kate Porsche and Seth Sherry talk economic development

Little wrangling on Benton budget

City Council members agree to another year of RAIN

Oregon RAIN planning events

Oregon RAIN coming to Grant County to assist local entrepreneurship