Benton County (where Corvallis is located) is where startups thrive! From creative enterprises, to software start ups to technology spin offs from OSU, Hewlett-Packard, and other research centers, Corvallis has a strong entrepreneurial community.
Resources abound for helping Corvallis Startups. Some of these include…
- OSU Venture Accelerator – The Oregon State University Venture Accelerator helps create successful businesses, drive economic growth and expands education and job opportunities for students, graduates and other Oregonians
- BEC – The Business Enterprise Center offers Mentoring, connections and low cost space. They also run “Will it Fly”, a business plan review and support process.
- SBDC – The Small Business Development Center at LBCC” Free Consulting on what you’re most concerned about- sponsored by US Small Business Administration.
- WIN – The Willamette Innovators Network presents an opportunity for the region’s Innovators to come together to share, learn, and connect. They conduct monthly panel talks and host the famous Annual Willamette River Shark Tank event. Be sure to join, membership is free.
Be sure to register and attend the Willamette StartUP weekend in February.