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Eugene-Springfield, Oregon added to US Ignite Inc. Smart Gigabit Communities Program

Credit: US Ignite, https://www.us-ignite.org/news/us-ignite-inc-adds-new-communities-to-growing-smart-gigabit-communities-program/?sthash.KzfmANqI.mjjo US Ignite, Inc., is thrilled to announce five additional communities to our Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC) program roster: Eugene-Springfield, Oregon; Lexington, Kentucky; Lincoln, Nebraska; Red Wing, Minnesota; and San Francisco Bay Area, California. Each of these communities brings a new and diverse perspective to our growing SGC […]

Mozilla Announces $83,000 in Grants for Creative Gigabit Projects in Eugene, Oregon

Credit: Mozilla, Medium Today, the nonprofit Mozilla is announcing $83,000 to support five creative, educational technology projects in the city of Eugene. Mozilla is partnering with local nonprofits, schools, and companies, furnishing grants between $12,000 and $28,000. “We’re focusing on projects that leverage gigabit internet speeds — up to 250x average speeds — to make a […]

Microsoft Ventures launches global AI startup competition with top VC firms

Credit: Geekwire, Taylor Soper In the latest sign of Microsoft’s continued investment in artificial intelligence, Microsoft Ventures announced today that it is teaming up with three venture capital firms from Seattle, London, and Israel to host a global competition for startups building AI-related technology. Called Innovate.AI, the new competition invites companies to […]

Innovators Wanted. University of Oregon announces Innovation Summit

Credit: University of Oregon Innovation Summit Celebrating innovation & entrepreneurship at the University of Oregon & beyond Join us as for a one-day, interdisciplinary festival as we highlight innovation among our students, faculty, and alumni, as well as, the wider Eugene community and connect participants to ideas, resources and one […]

OSU Advantage Accelerator gears up for next cohort, welcomes five new advisory board members

Credit: OSU Advantage Accelerator Contact: Karl Mundorff, Karl.Mundorff@oregonstate.edu The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator seeks creators of new business concepts to be part of their fall cohort in the Iterate program, where startup experts help budding entrepreneurs evaluate and refine their ideas. The Iterate application period coincides with the Accelerator’s naming five new members to its strategic […]

Workshop: Pacific Northwest Startup Ecosystems

Pacific Northwest Startup Ecosystems Learn about Pacific Northwest startup ecosystems – ecosystems we will cover include Eugene, Bend, Portland, Vancouver, Victoria and Anchorage. Topics include: • Startup and technology initiatives as economic development strategies. • Regional funding sources for startups raising capital. • Ecosystem resources including co-working spaces, incubators/accelerators and […]

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. […]

Coastal Entrepreneurs Get Help From Oregon RAIN

Credit: KLCC, Rachael McDonald. Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network, or RAIN, helps connect entrepreneurs with resources to get their business ideas to reality. The non-profit works in Lane, Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties. Next week, a group of start-ups on the Central Coast will graduate from RAIN’s pre-accelerator program. […]