Seven startup firms begin business accelerator training in Eugene

Credit: Register Guard, Micah Elconin

Seven startup firms are participating in the latest 16-week business instruction program by the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network, or RAIN.

RAIN Eugene, the state- and regionally funded entrepreneurial ­support organization, also announced it has hired a part-time consultant to work in Lane County cities.

The instruction program began June 15 with the following startups:

Collobos Software makes Presto, a software to manage printing in large, campus and corporate environments. It eliminates the proprietary aspects of print hardware and mobile technology, giving administrators end-to-end control.

  • Local Traffic provides “electronic concierge” services by connecting to hotels’ wireless hotspots.
  • Veraison Solutions connects people with wineries and their wines based on preferences.
  • Rhithwir is developing an all-direction treadmill for full-body virtual reality experiences.
  • Bliss Northwest Bridal offers bridal fashions for millennials, by millennials.
  • Aulaine Enterprises is a skin care company focused on protecting skin and tattoos. Aulaine products use exotic ingredients, essential oils and formulas backed by science.
  • Light Shield provides sports oriented active gaming hardware.
  • Real Live Food produces grab-and-go foods that are organic, gluten- and GMO-free.

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